Recent News

Recent News

For 45 years, the Latino Native American Cultural Center has advocated on behalf of Latino and Native students and provided them with a home away from home, especially for those who feel isolated.
In addition to providing educational programming about preventing violence and discrimination, the UI Women’s Resource & Action Center offers a safe, welcoming space for students and community members, and its volunteers learn skills that last a lifetime.
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...
Tippie College of Business sophomore John Akpan wants his fellow students to know there are resources available to help black professionals and business owners succeed in Iowa. To highlight that, he’s helped organize a dinner and panel discussion about black-owned businesses in the state.
We all know that the University of Iowa has rivals across the fields, courts, pools, and tracks of the Big Ten Conference, but lesser known is the long-standing, high-impact collaborations the UI has with these same universities.
Consistently above the national average for female engineering student enrollment, the UI engineering program’s unique small-college atmosphere at a Big Ten university, research opportunities in the health sciences, and emphasis on collaboration over competition are among the top reasons...
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.

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