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Learning to decode the brain

Thursday, September 29, 2022
University of Iowa
Growing up in Puerto Rico, Héctor Sánchez Meléndez made up his mind to study the brain and go to medical school. But as a neuroscience major at the University of Iowa, he has discovered a passion for research. Now, he wants to establish a lab back home.
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Using art to help heal a community

Thursday, September 29, 2022
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University of Iowa graduate Abel Ortiz-Acosta organized the painting of 21 murals to honor the children and teachers whose lives were lost in a mass shooting at a school in Uvalde, Texas.
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Stirring the imagination through lighting, costumes

Thursday, September 29, 2022
University of Iowa
While some theater graduate programs require students to focus on one specialty, the University of Iowa allowed Alastair Sigala Ramirez to pursue both of his passions.
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Legacy of a Latinx Leader

Thursday, September 29, 2022
College of Education
Nancy “Rusty” Barceló has shaped history.

She has been a catalyst and champion for change in higher education – not just on the University of Iowa campus but across the nation.
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UI offers new voluntary online training for faculty and staff to cultivate a more inclusive campus community

Tuesday, September 20, 2022
University of Iowa Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
​University of Iowa faculty and staff now have access to a new voluntary training program that simulates real-life conversations around important issues in diversity, equity, and inclusion.
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Latinx Heritage Month: Doctoral student’s area of study fueled by her background

Thursday, September 15, 2022
For Maria Leonor Márquez Ponce, a Humanities for the Public Good internship at the University of Iowa Libraries’ Special Collections and Archives is more than a summer gig—it’s also a way to connect with her own past and to find inspiration for her future.

Official Statements

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Message to UI Human Resources Community on Harassment Prevention

Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Office of Institutional Equity
Message to UI Human Resources Community on Harassment Prevention 10.5.21
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Harassment Prevention Quarterly Deadline Approaching: Sept. 30, 2021

Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Division of DEI; Office of Institutional Equity
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Update: Executive Order 13950

Thursday, October 22, 2020
The University of Iowa Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
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Reminder: Make respectful choices when celebrating Halloween

Thursday, October 15, 2020
The University of Iowa Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
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Update: Executive Order 13950

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
The University of Iowa Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
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Statement about chalking on T. Anne Cleary Walkway

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
The University of Iowa Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion