May 2012 News

May 2012 News

Former UI student Zach Wahls, in full Eagle Scout regalia, delivered petitions to the Boy Scouts of America advocating change in policies that exclude gay members and leaders.
Former and future University of Iowa engineering student Zach Wahls is interviewed about his new book about his two moms.
The Hancher-commissioned theater production "Mayberry," which explores issues of race and class in Iowa City, quickly sold out its April run and prompted the addition of two performances. The play is the brainchild of UI graduate Sean Lewis, who was first inspired to write it while in...
The first Eastern Iowa Transgender Medical Symposium Saturday and Sunday, May 19 and 20, will help to bridge the gap between the local transgender community and health care providers. The University of Iowa’s community and campus group, TransCollaborations, is organizing the symposium.
University of Iowa students are always needed as volunteers for the University of Iowa Center for Diversity and Enrichment’s (CDE) Pen Pal Program.
Though a decade separates UI sophomore elementary education major Rachel Revelez and West Liberty Elementary School fourth grader Brian Collins, the two have discovered they have much in common through the UI Center for Diversity and Enrichment Pen Pal Program.
The UI Department of Mathematics will write another chapter in its renowned history of supporting minority doctoral degrees when it, in coordination with the UI Graduate College’s Applied Mathematics and Computational Sciences program, awards seven doctorates to members of underrepresented minority...