Unity Week is a campus-wide effort aligned with the UI strategic plan of each college and unit, celebrating our welcoming and inclusive culture over the past year while looking ahead at the year to come.
Unity Week 2023 will occur January 23-28, 2023. The next chapters of the Journey to Unity video series will premiere, and we will release the 2023 Campus Climate survey results.
Below are the videos and stories of Unity Week 2023.
"Talk to a person in a language they understand, it goes to their head. Talk to a person in their language, it goes to their heart."
Inclusivity through Accessibility
Understanding the Process
Providing a Welcoming and Inclusive Environment
Through the UI Strategic Plan, we will facilitate proactive campus cultural change to cultivate a more respectful, inclusive environment that embeds diversity and equity into the Iowa experience.
How UI Study Abroad supports diversity, equity, and inclusion
The University of Iowa Study Abroad office is committed to diversity and inclusion in our programming, especially as spending time abroad provides an excellent opportunity to consider one's personal identity in a new cultural context.
CLAS 2022 DEI Annual Report
The DEI Committee and college community develop a yearly plan to address the strategic priorities of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to cultivate an inclusive environment and build a supportive infrastructure within the college.
Accessibility Updates at Pappajohn Business Building
As a college we value an equitable and inclusive environment for all. Toward that end, the Tippie DEI Steering Committee recently took steps to ensure that the Pappajohn Business Building is as accessible as possible.
Lack of representation inspires Smith to pursue career as teacher
Senior chosen as College of Education Undergraduate Student Commencement Speaker
Graduate Student Earns US Residency: An Account
Onyeche Oche is a PhD student and research assistant at the UI College of Pharmacy. She came to the University of Iowa in January 2020 and recently applied for and received permanent US residency. Hoping it will help others, she recalls her experience with the process.
UI Pharmaceuticals Manager Retires from Air Guard After Illustrious Career
Fast planes, brotherhood, and a workplace filled with excitement. That was Jeramy Viet’s reaction as a boy in 1986 when he watched the movie Top Gun, and it ignited his desire to join the United States Air National Guard at age 17.
Nash receives grant for BIPOC student recruitment and retention
Amira Nash, associate director of partnerships and programs in the Baker Teacher Leader Center, received a grant from the Community Foundation of Johnson County for her project, Recruitment & Retention of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) Teacher Education Students.
Finding the power in her voice through resiliency
In the years leading up to her commencement celebration, Malaz Aliomer faced challenging circumstances: the death of her parents in quick succession due to heart attack and cancer; the subsequent task of raising her three younger siblings; and the more recent demands of raising her own daughter with her husband.
Hawkeye Athletics Town Hall
Hawkeye Athletics leads Diversity and Inclusion Forum
B1G Life Series: Iowa Student-Athletes visit Selma to Montgomery
register_to_vote_african_american_1960s_signMLK., Jr. Celebration of Human Rights Events
Happy Unity Week! Studying abroad is a powerful experience all students should be able to access. Learn how we're...Posted by University of Iowa International Programs on Monday, January 23, 2023
Proudly celebrating our unity!Posted by University of Iowa College of Pharmacy on Monday, January 23, 2023
The emerging civil rights movement in the United States took center stage at the University of Iowa on a November night...Posted by University of Iowa on Monday, January 16, 2023
Inspiring future leaders in analytics. The Women in Analytics and Leadership Conference provides students the chance to...Posted by Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa on Thursday, October 13, 2022
Today kicks off Unity Week, a campus-wide celebration of our welcoming and inclusive culture across the University of...Posted by Hancher on Monday, January 23, 2023