Recent News

Recent News

Join the campuswide celebration! Faculty, staff, students, and community members will participate in lectures, discussions, and cultural arts presentations. All events are free and open to the public.
The “Get to Know” series asks University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students a few questions about their work and outside interests. Meet senior graphic design student Sam Watkins, who painted eight portraits of Martin Luther King Jr. that comprise an Iowa Memorial Union exhibition called “Keep...
Concerns about race relations on college campuses made national news last fall. At the University of Iowa, where the first-year class is the most diverse in school history, there is an effort afoot to ensure that the residence halls provide a welcoming and inclusive environment for all 6,000 ...
University of Iowa administrators ask for community support rejecting instances of harassment and hateful behavior and upholding the UI’s policies for diversity and inclusiveness. Officials also applaud the efforts of students, faculty, and staff who have gone beyond a mere personal commitment and...
The “Get to Know” series asks University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students a few questions about their work and their outside interests. Today, we visit with Amy Brewster, International Programs’ constituent relations manager.
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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