August 2016 News

August 2016 News

This summer, the UI embarked on an ambitious project to make long-term investments in the university’s four cultural and LGBTQ resource centers: the Afro-American Cultural Center (Afro House); Asian Pacific American Cultural Center (APACC); Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Resource...
University of Iowa administrators hope to increase participation in an employee workshop series about supporting diversity on campus. Faculty and staff can now register for classes in this year’s Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) certificate program.
It can be hard to keep up with everything happening on such a large and bustling campus. So as you get into the groove of another academic year, here are 10 things you might not know about, but should.
The University of Iowa (UI) is changing how we collect data about disability and veteran status to meet changes in federal regulations and reporting expectations.  As a federal contractor, UI is required to invite employees to self-identify certain information, including disability and veteran...
The Iowa Edge program offers extra support to students who come from underrepresented backgrounds, as well as to those who are the first in their family to attend college. The program’s purpose is to ease students’ concerns and ensure that participants successfully transition into college life at...
Thousands of students this week are moving into campus housing at Iowa’s public universities — including about 6,800 at University of Iowa. That UI total includes the most-ever students identifying as transgender — a population university officials are paying more attention to considering their...