We understand the link between diversity and excellence in education.

At the University of Iowa we embrace our responsibility to create a welcoming environment for all members of our community. This commitment includes all of our students, staff, and faculty as they pursue their goals here at Iowa.

Upcoming Events

August 17, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:30pm
Asian Pacific American, Latino Native American and LGBTQ Cultural/Resource Centers Afro American Cultural Center
303 Melrose Avenue
Iowa City, IA 52246
August 18, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
IMU Terrace (Rain Location: River Room, IMU) Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
125 North Madison Street
Iowa City, IA 52245
August 20, 2018 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
2780 UCC
Iowa City, IA 52242

Become engaged in our diversity efforts.

Sign up for a workshop or class and advance your understanding of other cultures. Join a committee or organization that focuses on diversity. Attend a diversity-related performance or lecture. Become a conversation partner with someone from another country.

Recent News

University of Iowa faculty, staff, students, and a representative of the Iowa City community have been named to the search committee to replace Georgina Dodge, the UI’s former chief diversity officer, who resigned in 2017 for a similar position at Bucknell University.
The University of Iowa College of Education is collaborating with K–12 schools in a new program to encourage gifted students in rural areas of Iowa to take rigorous STEM classes and pursue careers in those fields.
Mechanical engineering research scholar Min-yeong Moon will attend 2018 Rising Stars workshop

Need more alone time?

Read an article or book that provides a perspective different from your own or that enhances your knowledge of other cultures, or turn to the internet: our new website is designed to connect you with resources and events close to home.