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The problem of sexual assault is a challenge for campuses and communities nationally. At the University of Iowa, we are directly confronting this problem. We are being transparent about the issue and we are using research-based solutions to address it. On this page you’ll find stories and other information outlining the UI’s efforts and response to this issue.

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President's Forum highlights efficiency and safety

In the final President’s Forum of the semester, UI President Sally Mason pointed to the university's long record of streamlining operations and noted progress on UI measures to combat sexual assault. Story

Empowering and educating

a woman hangs a t-shirt for the annual Clothesline project display

“It’s Time…To Talk About It!: Your voice. Our future. Prevent sexual violence,” is the theme of this year’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month, an initiative organized locally by the Rape Victim Advocacy Program in collaboration with other campus and community organizations. Story

UI not alone among colleges nationwide in addressing campus safety for women

protesters with signs

UI already complied with many of the new federal requirements for colleges regarding preventing, reporting, and disciplining sexual violence before they took effect this month, but administrators say they’re using the act to review policies, update language, and stay current on the issue. Story from: The Gazette

The Gazette

UI debuts second Nite Ride van

nite ride vans

As of Friday, the University of Iowa now has two of its popular Nite Ride vans in circulation—an addition administrators made in response to student concerns about safety and sexual assault on campus. Story from: The Gazette

The Gazette

Nite Ride service gets second vehicle

Nite Ride van

The University of Iowa showcased the second vehicle to its popular Nite Ride service Friday, March 21. The event, held on the Pentacrest, underscores the UI’s commitment to keep campus safe and to combat sexual assault. Story

Mason tells regents UI making progress on plan to combat sexual assaults

University of Iowa President Sally Mason today briefed the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, on progress made so far on the plan to combat sexual assaults she announced Feb. 28. Story

Mason seeks nominees for student advisory group

University of Iowa President Sally Mason is seeking students to participate in a sexual assault advisory committee. Story

UI making progress on sexual assault response plan

The University of Iowa has begun making progress toward meeting the goals of the Six-Point Plan to Combat Sexual Assault announced by UI President Sally Mason Friday afternoon. Story

UI President Mason unveils 'Six-Point Plan to Combat Sexual Assault'

In her meeting with the Iowa Board of Regents in Urbandale today to discuss the University of Iowa’s sexual misconduct policies, UI President Sally Mason unveiled a “Six-Point Plan to Combat Sexual Assault.” Story

Voices of compassion, courage, and concern

President Sally Mason speaks at the event at the Iowa Memorial Union ballroomUniversity of Iowa President Sally Mason and other UI officials heard from students, faculty, staff, and community members during a Feb. 27 listening session on sexual assault and misconduct. Video by Ben Hill and Matt Jansen.

More than 200 University of Iowa students, faculty, staff, and community members gathered for a listening session on sexual assault and misconduct Thursday, Feb. 27, at the Iowa Memorial Union, where many, including UI President Sally Mason, shared personal experiences about sex assault. Video


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