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Name changes highlight new focus on service to the university community.

Name changes for the Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Center for Diversity and Enrichment and Diversity Resources units highlight new focus on service to the university community.
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Campus Climate survey coming this March

The division of diversity, equity, and inclusion is entering the next phase of the UI’s evolving campus climate survey project. The division will release reports from 2021 student data over the six weeks and then launch a new campus-wide climate survey for students, faculty, and staff on March 29, 2022.
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Voluntary free speech and navigating challenging conversations program to launch for faculty, staff, and students.

University of Iowa students, faculty, and staff will have the opportunity to participate in a new program focused on free speech and navigating challenging conversations starting in mid-February.
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A year of positive change for the Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of Iowa.

The 2021-2022 year-end review for the University of Iowa Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
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January 2022 Unity Week Note from Liz

Happy New Year, and welcome back to campus! While it is cold outside, we are excited to see everyone back on campus to begin the spring semester. My hope is everyone had a safe and enjoyable winter break.
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Join MLK Jr. Human Rights Week activities Jan. 17—21

Each year during the MLK Jr. Human Rights Week Celebration, the University of Iowa community comes together through service projects to serve our community in meaningful and tangible ways, alongside local non-profits. In addition, community members can engage in lectures, discussions, and cultural arts presentations. Read more about all of the planned activities.
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Let's Talk, Hawks!

Tuesday, May 24, 2022 11:30am to 12:30pm
Virtual
Let’s Talk, Hawks! consultations are: Open to all students First come, first served—no appointments needed Brief—up to 15 minutes Anonymous—no information is collected and kept about you and no paperwork to be completed Not counseling or a crisis service Summer 2022  Let's Talk, Hawks! will continue to be offered via Zoom during Summer 2022.  with Dr. Tianyi Xie Time/Day of week: Tuesday 11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. (May 17 - Aug. 9) How to Join: https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/92976920476  ...
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Support Space for individuals impacted by the church mass shooting in Laguna Woods, CA

Tuesday, May 24, 2022 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Virtual
UCS is holding drop-in support space for students who are impacted by the political hate crime committed against the Taiwanese congregation at Geneva Presbyterian Church in Laguna Woods, CA . If you're experiencing stress due to the recent violence or know anyone who is, please feel free to drop in virtually or share the resource with them.
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Support Space for individuals impacted by the church mass shooting in Laguna Woods, CA

Wednesday, May 25, 2022 1:30pm to 2:20pm
Virtual
UCS is holding drop-in support space for students who are impacted by the political hate crime committed against the Taiwanese congregation at Geneva Presbyterian Church in Laguna Woods, CA . If you're experiencing stress due to the recent violence or know anyone who is, please feel free to drop in virtually or share the resource with them.
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Support Space for individuals impacted by the Buffalo mass shooting

Thursday, May 26, 2022 11:00am to 12:30pm
Virtual
UCS is holding drop-in support space for students who are impacted by the white supremacy demonstrated by the recent shooting in Buffalo and ongoing anti-Black violence. If you're experiencing stress due to the recent violence or know anyone who is, please feel free to drop in virtually or share the resource with them.
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Support Space for individuals impacted by the church mass shooting in Laguna Woods, CA

Friday, May 27, 2022 11:30am to 12:20pm
Virtual
UCS is holding drop-in support space for students who are impacted by the political hate crime committed against the Taiwanese congregation at Geneva Presbyterian Church in Laguna Woods, CA . If you're experiencing stress due to the recent violence or know anyone who is, please feel free to drop in virtually or share the resource with them.

Inclusive Discussion Series (Formerly the Social Justice Reading Group): Effectiveness in Diverse Teams Dynamics - Steven Edwards

Friday, May 27, 2022 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Virtual
The Health Sciences Social Justice Reading group, renamed the Health Sciences Social Justice and Inclusive Discussion Group, hosted by the College of Pharmacy, is back! Join us as we host virtual discussions about topics, current events, or short articles highlighting diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility. Join our informal learning community specific to STEM and health science-related fields. You don't need to have any prior experience and attend as much as you can. Faculty, staff...
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Let's Talk, Hawks!

Tuesday, May 31, 2022 11:30am to 12:30pm
Virtual
Let’s Talk, Hawks! consultations are: Open to all students First come, first served—no appointments needed Brief—up to 15 minutes Anonymous—no information is collected and kept about you and no paperwork to be completed Not counseling or a crisis service Summer 2022  Let's Talk, Hawks! will continue to be offered via Zoom during Summer 2022.  with Dr. Tianyi Xie Time/Day of week: Tuesday 11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. (May 17 - Aug. 9) How to Join: https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/92976920476  ...
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Book launch for E Cram’s newly published work, Violent Inheritance: Sexuality, Land, and Energy in Making the North American West (University of California Press)

Tuesday, May 31, 2022 3:00pm to 4:15pm
Virtual
E Cram, assistant professor of communication studies and gender, women's, and sexuality studies at the University of Iowa, will read from their new book. Violent Inheritance “deepens the analysis of settler colonialism’s endurance in the North American West and how infrastructures that ground sexual modernity are both reproduced and challenged by publics who have inherited them." Transfusing queer eco-criticism with archival and ethnographic research, Cram reconstructs the linkages between...

Culturally Responsive Health Care in Iowa Conference

Thursday, June 2, 2022 8:00am to 1:15pm
Overview UI Health Care, the UIHC Department of Nursing, the CCOM and the other health science colleges co-sponsor the annual Culturally Responsive Health Care in Iowa conference. The goal of this multidisciplinary, interprofessional conference is to improve the delivery of culturally sensitive and responsive health care to increasingly diverse patient populations. CME is offered. Keynote Speakers Harriet A. Washington Award-winning Medical Writer & EditorJaneta Fong Tansey, MD PhD...
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Culturally Responsive Health Care in Iowa Conference Keynote Speaker - Harriet A. Washington

Thursday, June 2, 2022 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Virtual
As a part of the annual Culturally Responsive Health Care in Iowa Conference, award-winning Medical Writer & Editor, Harriet A. Washington, will providing the Keynote Address.   This address is open to the public.  Please register here to join this webinar. If you are interested in attending the Culturally Responsive Health Care in Iowa Conference, more information may be found here.  The goal of this multidisciplinary, interprofessional conference is to improve the delivery of culturally...
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This Martin Luther King Jr. Day the Office of Community Engagement remembers the words of Dr. King, "Whenever you are engaged in work that serves humanity and is for the building of humanity, it has dignity and it has worth," and thanks all University of Iowa instructors, students, and partners who are lifting up communities throughout Iowa through community engagement. #mlkday2022 #community #makingadifference #engagement

Posted by Office of Community Engagement on Monday, January 17, 2022

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The Department of Dance will participate in Unity Week, the University of Iowa's annual celebration of growth in...

Posted by University of Iowa Department of Dance on Monday, January 17, 2022

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Nominations for the Diversity Catalyst Awards are now open! These awards recognize staff, faculty, student...

Posted by Diversity at Iowa on Friday, January 14, 2022
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