University of Iowa strengthens commitment to diversity and inclusion

Chief Diversity Office to offer new certificate program for faculty and staff
Beginning this fall, the University of Iowa Chief Diversity Office will offer a non-credit bearing certificate program for faculty and staff who want to gain skills to contribute to the creation of a campus climate that supports safety and success for everyone at the university.
students in law room

Comparing law across the globe

Law course helps build connections, dialogue with international students
A unique University of Iowa law course has created an opportunity for Iowa students to build relationships with their counterparts on the other side of the world.

Black Student Advisory Committee wants UI students to thrive

The new group is hosting a forum Tuesday, April 14
The newly-formed President’s Black Student Advisory Committee (BSAC) is hosting a forum for all University of Iowa students on Tuesday, April 14, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in Carver-Hawkeye Arena’s Feller Club Room.

Celebrating diversity catalysts

UI honors students, staff, faculty at April 28 award reception
The University of Iowa Chief Diversity Office invites members of the UI campus and community to celebrate distinctive and innovative diversity contributions at the 16th annual Diversity Catalyst Award Reception Tuesday, April 28.
A group of students stand in front of an "I Love Memphis" sign.

More students participate in UI Alternative Spring Break program

UI among national leaders in requiring common academic course for credit as part of experience
More than 120 University of Iowa students participated in Alternative Spring Break trips, making the UI one of only a few such programs in the country that requires students to participate in a common academic course for credit as part of the experience.

Champions for women's leadership

Annual event April 8 celebrates excellence and achievement
Diane Finnerty, Pamela Terrill, and Jo Hendrickson will be honored as outstanding leaders at the annual University of Iowa Celebration of Excellence and Achievement Among Women. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be Wednesday, April 8.