April 2019 News

April 2019 News

Elizabeth Lara has been hired as the new diversity, equity, and inclusion director in the Graduate College.
This week, April 22 – April 26, marks the 4th annual Trans Week of Action at the University of Iowa. Support. Engage. ACT. – in several ways throughout the week! April 22 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Staff/Faculty Educational Iowa Theater, Iowa Memorial Union April 22 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Student...
UI alumni Tanner Salinas, a graduate of the UI REACH program, is a guest services employee for the Chicago Cubs. “In my mind, I think, yes, I have a disability, but I can do whatever you can do …,’’ says Salinas, who has cerebral palsy.
Cassie Harrington has been named to serve as the interim student diversity, equity, and inclusion liaison in addition to her current position as assessment and evaluation program coordinator in the college’s student affairs office.
TaJuan Wilson, executive director of Student Programs and Diversity and assistant professor at the Medical University of South Carolina, has been named the University of Iowa’s new associate vice president for diversity, equity, and inclusion. He will begin on June 28.
Results from the University of Iowa’s first-ever comprehensive campus climate surveys show that a vast majority of respondents say they are satisfied with their decision to work at the UI or satisfied with the overall campus experience.