Recent News

Recent News

Harrison Freund, a sophomore computer engineering student at the University of Iowa, wanted to build a community for LGBTQ students interested in STEM fields. He is preparing to apply for official student organization status and accreditation with oSTEM, a national LGBTQ STEM organization.
Last fall, “Black Art; Real Stories,” a publication led by University of Iowa students, published its first print issue and launched its website to showcase the writing of black undergraduates.
For 16 years, the Iowa Biosciences Academy has helped UI undergraduates from groups underrepresented in the sciences navigate their academic paths, including paid research work with faculty mentors, career counseling, and help with graduate school applications.
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...
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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