Recent News

Recent News

The ICDD is fortunate to have a strong partner in the University of Iowa to help guide us on our way to a healthier, more welcoming environment. Tom Rocklin, vice president of Student Life; Tonya Villhauer, coordinator of the Partnership for Alcohol Safety; and Georgina Dodge, UI’s chief diversity...
A program on campus gives University of Iowa faculty and staff the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills for creating an inclusive environment. Building University of Iowa Leader for Diversity is a joint initiative created last year by the Chief Diversity Office and the Office of Learning...
Whether she’s lecturing a class of University of Iowa medical students on the proper pronouns for patients, or telling family physicians the hormone medication regimen for transgender patients, Katie Imborek (’08 MD, ’11 R) is determined to flatten the learning curve for providers whose patients...
The university will celebrate the life of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. with a Day of Service on Jan. 16 as well as a number of other events, including a lecture by writer and digital strategist Luvvie Ajayi, film screenings, symposiums, and more.
How have the Internet and technology changed us? Let’s take a closer look. Our Lives Online events begin with the UI’s WorldCanvass program at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 17, and speaker Luvvie Ajayi at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 18.
UI archivist David McCartney is seeking to learn more about a 1965 graduate and political activist from Des Moines. Can you help?
Photographers in the University of Iowa’s Office of Strategic Communication submitted a gallery of some of their favorite work from 2016.
Built from the ground up out of a collective “dream,” today the University of Iowa LGBTQ clinic serves thousands of patients from all over the Midwest and has been recognized by the Human Rights Campaign as “a leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality.”
On July 1, 2016, Diane Slusarski became departmental executive officer of the University of Iowa Department of Biology. Slusarski is the first woman to lead the department, and she aims to set a new course while being an example of female leadership in a STEM field.
Cindy Ann Kilgo, a doctoral candidate in educational policy and leadership studies, was one of six recipients to be given the Diversity Catalyst Award by the UI Chief Diversity Office.

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