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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

January 23, 2017 -
12:00am to 9:00pm
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Resource Center
125 Grand Avenue Court
Iowa City, IA 52246
January 23, 2017 - 6:00am to January 24, 2017 - 12:00am
2nd Floor Ballroom Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
125 North Madison Street
Iowa City, IA 52245
January 24, 2017 - 6:00am to January 25, 2017 - 12:00am
2nd Floor Ballroom Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
125 North Madison Street
Iowa City, IA 52245

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

Whether she’s lecturing a class of University of Iowa medical students on the proper pronouns for patients, or telling family physicians the hormone medication regimen for transgender patients, Katie Imborek (’08 MD, ’11 R) is determined to flatten the learning curve for providers whose patients...
The university will celebrate the life of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. with a Day of Service on Jan. 16 as well as a number of other events, including a lecture by writer and digital strategist Luvvie Ajayi, film screenings, symposiums, and more.
How have the Internet and technology changed us? Let’s take a closer look. Our Lives Online events begin with the UI’s WorldCanvass program at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 17, and speaker Luvvie Ajayi at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 18.

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.