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

July 22, 2017 - 6:30pm
Recital Hall Voxman Music Building
93 East Burlington Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
July 28, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Multipurpose Room Currier Hall
413 North Clinton Street
Iowa City, IA 52245
July 29, 2017 - 6:30pm
Recital Hall Voxman Music Building
93 East Burlington Street
Iowa City, IA 52240

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

Research completed by Leslie Schwalm, UI professor of history and gender, women’s, and sexuality studies, has inspired a play written by UI graduate student Margot Connolly. Arts Share is bringing Cross-Examined, a play about the desegregation of Keokuk schools, to libraries in Keokuk and...
University of Iowa President J. Bruce Harreld discusses how public universities contribute to the continuing democratization of of higher education in the United States.
Though many words are used to describe members of the armed forces, one that you don’t often hear is “artist.” Like any large group, the American military is comprised of people from all walks of life with many interests and many talents. However, the art of veterans and active service members...

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.