BUILD: Beyond the Numbers: Foundations for Diversity and Inclusion

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
256 (Lucas Dodge) Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
125 North Madison Street
Iowa City, IA 52245

This introductory workshop will provide a framework for understanding diversity and inclusion as core values of the university. Participants will explore and reflect on the role of identity in our personal and professional experiences. This session will also outline relevant resources and opportunities on campus. As part of the BUILD initiative, this session fulfils the core course requirement and should be taken first if possible.

The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) certificate is an initiative of the Chief Diversity Office that gives UI faculty and staff the opportunity to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive campus environment. The certificate is earned by completing one core course and five electives. To learn more about the BUILD initiative and how to enroll visit:

Sign-up is available for employees through Employee Self-Service/My Training. To locate certificate courses search for “BUILD” and a list of eligible courses will appear.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Chief Diversity Office in advance at 353-2388 or by email at