National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE)
The Horatio Alger Association honors the achievements of outstanding individuals in our society who have succeeded in spite of adversity and who are committed to supporting young people in pursuit of... Read more
Monday, April 1, 2019
The Iowa Scholars Award is for incoming first-year students who are Iowa residents. There are two levels of award. If you meet the minimum requirements for both awards, you will automatically be... Read more
For incoming first-year students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents and who are from historically underrepresented populations (African American, Hispanic, Native American, Pacific Islander... Read more
Awarded to entering first-year students with preference given to Black students intending to major in the physical sciences, preferably chemistry.
Monday, April 1, 2019
For incoming first-year students majoring in engineering who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents and whose enrollment will contribute to a diverse learning environment, including race/ethnic... Read more
This summer, the UI embarked on an ambitious project to make long-term investments in the university’s four cultural and LGBTQ resource centers: the Afro-American Cultural Center (Afro House); Asian Pacific American Cultural Center (APACC); Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Resource...
Last week, the University of Iowa began preparations to announce the latest in its ongoing efforts to make this diverse campus and surrounding community more welcoming, safe, and inclusive. The recent events in Orlando now reaffirm the critical importance of those efforts.
About 100 Cedar Rapids students spent the day on the UI campus for the 10th annual African American Achievement Program, spearheaded by the UI College of Education, to inspire students to prepare for college life and to pursue their dreams.
The President's Black Student Advisory Committee is seeking applicants for open seats. Any currently enrolled undergraduate, graduate, or professional students in good academic standing are eligible to apply for either committee. The Black Student Advisory Committee advises the president of the...
Tippie College of Business sophomore John Akpan wants his fellow students to know there are resources available to help black professionals and business owners succeed in Iowa. To highlight that, he’s helped organize a dinner and panel discussion about black-owned businesses in the state.
Last fall, “Black Art; Real Stories,” a publication led by University of Iowa students, published its first print issue and launched its website to showcase the writing of black undergraduates.