Recent News

Recent News

Lia Plakans, associate professor of education at the University of Iowa, discusses the high demand for bilingual teachers in Iowa.
Co-organizers Lena Hill and Michael Hill are providing students with the opportunity to meet and develop mentoring relationships with African American alumni.
During a 1959 visit to the University of Iowa campus, Martin Luther King Jr. stressed what he saw as a growing obstacle to social progress: apathy.
So many veterans feel confused about benefits and services they’ve earned. There’s so much to know...and so many changes from one year to the next. That’s why the nonprofit D-A-V (Disabled American Veterans) offers help.  The DAV Mobile Service Office will be at the following locations to...
The #HawksDontHate social media campaign encourages members of the University of Iowa community to build a more inviting, inclusive space for students to interact in online.
The UI has proposed naming the Madison Street Residence Hall after renowned sculptor and printmaker Elizabeth Catlett, the first African American woman to receive an MFA at the University of Iowa.
This summer, the UI embarked on an ambitious project to make long-term investments in the university’s four cultural and LGBTQ resource centers: the Afro-American Cultural Center (Afro House); Asian Pacific American Cultural Center (APACC); Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Resource...
University of Iowa administrators hope to increase participation in an employee workshop series about supporting diversity on campus. Faculty and staff can now register for classes in this year’s Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) certificate program.
It can be hard to keep up with everything happening on such a large and bustling campus. So as you get into the groove of another academic year, here are 10 things you might not know about, but should.
The University of Iowa (UI) is changing how we collect data about disability and veteran status to meet changes in federal regulations and reporting expectations.  As a federal contractor, UI is required to invite employees to self-identify certain information, including disability and veteran...

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