Recent News

Recent 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 movement has gained momentum since the mid-1990s, when the University of Iowa became the first major university in the nation to add gender identity protections to its nondiscrimination statement, said D.A. Dirks, co-chair of the Consortium of Higher Education Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender...
Professionals from across the state who serve the LGBTQ youth population, as well as homeless youth and those in foster care, attended Iowa’s first statewide Summit on LGBTQ Homeless and Out-of-Home Youth, which took place in the UI College of Education's Teacher Leader Center.
Sherree Wilson has traveled Iowa from Sioux City to the Quad Cities, advising health care providers on culturally responsive care, where providers develop an understanding of the local patient population, recognize the potential for bias in encounters with their patients, and select tools for...

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