Equal Opportunity and Diversity News

Equal Opportunity and Diversity News

From being the first university to devote a program to rehabilitating children and young adults with disabilities to recently ranking first in the nation in an assessment of how accessible its websites are to people with disabilities, the University of Iowa has a long history of working to provide...
Cindy Ann Kilgo, a doctoral candidate in educational policy and leadership studies, was one of six recipients to be given the Diversity Catalyst Award by the UI Chief Diversity Office.
The University of Iowa ranks first in the nation in an assessment of how accessible its websites are to people with disabilities.
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 (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...
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.
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...
UI leaders ask campus and community to engage in thoughtful discussion and understanding of differences.
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.