Recent News

Recent News

Jon Teig, or Jon-Jon, as many call him, hasn’t let having autism stop him from succeeding. An alumnus of the UI REACH Program, he has been the Cedar Rapids Kernels batboy for more than 10 years and works at Scheels, where he has his own bobblehead sponsored by the company.
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...
The Celebrating Cultural Diversity Festival was held for the 25th—and final—time on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015.
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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