Recent News

Recent News

Cedar Rapids Jefferson High School teachers Melissa Kraft and Mary Swanson are the recipients of the University of Iowa College of Education's 2012 Phyllis A. Yager Diversity Award. The two are recognized for helping young women develop confidence, handle peer pressure, and overcome bullying,...
The 2012 recipients of the University of Iowa College of Education's Audrey Qualls Commitment to Diversity Award—Jan Warren and Mitchell Kelly—both say that the award is extra special to them because of the woman it’s named after.
International Writing Program alumnus Roberto Ampuero, who is both a UI faculty member and Chile's ambassador to Mexico, recalls his childhood living near the Nobel-winning poet Pablo Neruda.
Two multicultural Greek-letter organizations were founded at Iowa: Sigma Lambda Beta International Fraternity and Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority.
Journalism alumna Elyssa Shapiro works with educators, community organizations, and professional artists across the state to provide creative arts workshops for children with disabilities.
Seven University of Iowa minority students completed their doctorates in math in 2012, a record number for a department already recognized as a national leader in its efforts to promote diversity within its Ph.D. program.
Promising dancer Venezia Manuel, who will be a freshman at the University of Iowa this fall, is profiled.
Every spring, a small group of faculty sets out to see Iowa through the eyes of folks outside Iowa City. They meet with Iowans and listen to stories of triumph and challenge, and they return with a new perspective on the state, their students and their lives as UI faculty.
Former UI student Zach Wahls, in full Eagle Scout regalia, delivered petitions to the Boy Scouts of America advocating change in policies that exclude gay members and leaders.
Former and future University of Iowa engineering student Zach Wahls is interviewed about his new book about his two moms.

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