January 2016 News

January 2016 News

With Thursday's opening of the Old Capitol Museum's exhibit, "Them: Images of Separation," controversial, offensive and racist art is again being displayed on the University of Iowa Pentacrest.
Associated exhibit features racist, sexual, and violent images “THEM: Images of Separation” is an exhibit on loan from the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia that has been set up in the campus’ Old Capitol Museum in conjunction with the university’s “Just Living” theme semester. 
Just Living, the University of Iowa’s Theme Semester on social justice, will begin with a reception on Thursday at the Old Capitol Museum. The Theme Semester program connects the university and Iowans across the state through activities and events related to the critically important topic of social...
UI leaders ask campus and community to engage in thoughtful discussion and understanding of differences.
Sherry Watt was recently selected as the UI Chief Diversity Office’s inaugural faculty fellow, a cornerstone of the university’s diversity and inclusion efforts.
The University of Iowa is making progress, but there’s still work to be done to advance diversity and inclusion, and create a welcoming environment for all. That was the message during the Chief Diversity Office’s Update on Diversity and Inclusion.
The University of Iowa’s spring semester promises to be eventful. Make sure to add these six events to your calendar!
Join the campuswide celebration! Faculty, staff, students, and community members will participate in lectures, discussions, and cultural arts presentations. All events are free and open to the public.
The “Get to Know” series asks University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students a few questions about their work and outside interests. Meet senior graphic design student Sam Watkins, who painted eight portraits of Martin Luther King Jr. that comprise an Iowa Memorial Union exhibition called “Keep...