Recent News

Recent News

Denise Martinez, MD, has been named associate dean for cultural affairs and diversity initiatives in the UI Carver College of Medicine, effective Feb. 1, 2019. Martinez, who is a clinical associate professor in the Department of Family Medicine, has served as assistant dean of cultural affairs and...
A $285,000 grant from the Iowa Governor’s STEM Council will help the University of Iowa expand its STEM Innovator program, which encourages Iowa middle and high school students to become entrepreneurs or consider careers in innovative STEM fields.
On January 16, 2019, Interim Chief Diversity Officer and Vice President for Student Life Melissa Shivers gave a presentation to the campus community regarding progress and priorities in the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion.  “The focus on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive...
The latest episode of IPTV’s Greetings from Iowa features the Oakdale Community Choir, directed by UI Associate Professor of Music Education Mary Cohen.
Cedar Falls native Matt Slykhuis once flew Army air ambulances into combat zones in Afghanistan. Now he’s training for a quieter military career as a Masters in Accountancy student at UI’s Tippie College of Business. 
Dear Campus Community, The Charter Committee on Diversity and the Chief Diversity Office will release a comprehensive report of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and campus climate at the University of Iowa in spring 2019. The delay from a fall 2018 release will allow for voices of faculty,...
Do you have ideas for how the University of Iowa can enhance the diversity, equity, or inclusiveness (DEI) of campus? The Chief Diversity Office is looking for student ideas to inform the university’s DEI Action Plan, and we want to hear from you. Share your thoughts by December 14th here
An International Programs initiative pairs international and domestic students to forge new connections and lasting friendships.
University of Iowa faculty, staff, students, and a representative of the Iowa City community have been named to the search committee to replace Georgina Dodge, the UI’s former chief diversity officer, who resigned in 2017 for a similar position at Bucknell University.
The University of Iowa College of Education is collaborating with K–12 schools in a new program to encourage gifted students in rural areas of Iowa to take rigorous STEM classes and pursue careers in those fields.

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