Diversity

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New Play Initiative promotes work of female playwrights, actors, directors

Big Ten collaboration proposed by UI director of performing arts going into its fifth year
A unique collaboration among Big Ten theater departments is commissioning plays starring, written by, and directed by women as part of its New Play Initiative.

A 'Gateway' for business education

Iowa student “fell in love” with Tippie College of Business after attending program that encourages students from underrepresented groups to consider careers in business
Brooke Kelley knew pretty much from the start she would come to the University of Iowa when she was among the first high school juniors to participate in Tippie Gateway, which introduces students from underrepresented groups to college and careers in business.

Putting the UI's values into practice

Last week, the University of Iowa began preparations to announce the latest in its ongoing efforts to make this diverse campus and surrounding community more welcoming, safe, and inclusive. The recent events in Orlando now reaffirm the critical importance of those efforts.
ASL and Deaf Studies Certificate/Minor at UI

A minor in ASL? Sign me up!

ASL students discuss the value of certificate and minor programs at the UI
Students taking advantage of the University of Iowa's minor or certificate in American Sign Language (ASL) and Deaf Studies learn valuable skills and find a new sense of community.
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'As necessary as food': Latino Native American Cultural Center at the UI

LNACC celebrates 45th anniversary
For 45 years, the Latino Native American Cultural Center has advocated on behalf of Latino and Native students and provided them with a home away from home, especially for those who feel isolated.
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A new home base for changing the world

With a new, widened scope, UI women’s center gets bigger location
In addition to providing educational programming about preventing violence and discrimination, the UI Women’s Resource & Action Center offers a safe, welcoming space for students and community members, and its volunteers learn skills that last a lifetime.

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