Recent News

Recent News

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.
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.

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