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BY: DANA DOMINGUEZ | 2019.03.07 | 02:44 PM Five individuals and two programs have been selected to receive 2019 Diversity Catalyst Awards. The Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DDEI) will also celebrate the awards’ 20th anniversary by introducing the DEI Legacy Award, created to...
A university search committee has announced the first candidate for the new associate vice president of diversity, equity, and inclusion at the University of Iowa.
Katrina Sanders, University of Iowa College of Education associate professor, has been awarded a 2019 Sabbatical Research Grant, funded by the Lily Endowment through the Louisville Institute, to complete a book titled, “The Rise and Fall of Black Catholic Education in a Changing South, 1886-1976.”
The University of Iowa search committee for the new associate vice president for diversity, equity, and inclusion has selected four final candidates. The candidates will visit campus in March to participate in public forums and meet with administrators, faculty, staff, and students.
Denise Martinez, MD, has been named associate dean for cultural affairs and diversity initiatives in the UI Carver College of Medicine, effective Feb. 1, 2019. Martinez, who is a clinical associate professor in the Department of Family Medicine, has served as assistant dean of cultural affairs and...
A $285,000 grant from the Iowa Governor’s STEM Council will help the University of Iowa expand its STEM Innovator program, which encourages Iowa middle and high school students to become entrepreneurs or consider careers in innovative STEM fields.
On January 16, 2019, Interim Chief Diversity Officer and Vice President for Student Life Melissa Shivers gave a presentation to the campus community regarding progress and priorities in the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion.  “The focus on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive...
The latest episode of IPTV’s Greetings from Iowa features the Oakdale Community Choir, directed by UI Associate Professor of Music Education Mary Cohen.
Cedar Falls native Matt Slykhuis once flew Army air ambulances into combat zones in Afghanistan. Now he’s training for a quieter military career as a Masters in Accountancy student at UI’s Tippie College of Business. 
Dear Campus Community, The Charter Committee on Diversity and the Chief Diversity Office will release a comprehensive report of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and campus climate at the University of Iowa in spring 2019. The delay from a fall 2018 release will allow for voices of faculty,...

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