Center for Diversity and Enrichment News

Center for Diversity and Enrichment News

Many members of campus were honored at the University of Iowa’s annual Faculty and Staff Awards Banquet, sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the Office of the Vice President for Human Resources.
This week, veterans groups at the Universities of Iowa and Nebraska will be using a 344-mile ruck march not to build strength but to build awareness about one of the most serious issues facing veterans today: suicide.
The University of Iowa Veterans Association and Iowa Reserve Officers’ Training Corps honored Iowa’s veterans during the week of Nov. 6–12 with a reveille ceremony and the fourth annual Veterans Day flag display on the west lawn of the Pentacrest.
So many veterans feel confused about benefits and services they’ve earned. There’s so much to know...and so many changes from one year to the next. That’s why the nonprofit D-A-V (Disabled American Veterans) offers help.  The DAV Mobile Service Office will be at the following locations to...
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...
During the three-week Summer Enrichment Institute, Iowa City Community School District secondary students from underrepresented populations wrote about challenges they've faced and created art to accompany the essays. The students, who completed the program Friday with a science fair at Macbride ...
Last week, the University of Iowa began preparations to announce the latest in its ongoing efforts to make this diverse campus and surrounding community more welcoming, safe, and inclusive. The recent events in Orlando now reaffirm the critical importance of those efforts.
The President's Black Student Advisory Committee is seeking applicants for open seats.  Any currently enrolled undergraduate, graduate, or professional students in good academic standing are eligible to apply for either committee. The Black Student Advisory Committee advises the president of the...
On behalf of the Chief Diversity Office, members of the University of Iowa community are invited to join us for the 17th annual Diversity Catalyst Awards Reception on Thursday, April 28, 2016. This award honors the distinctive and innovative work of individuals, organizations, and departments at...
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...

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