January 2019 News

January 2019 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...