Diversity

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.
women at cultural center

'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.
Three seated women having a discussion

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.

The Des Moines Register Student groups organize black-owned business panel

Tippie College of Business sophomore John Akpan wants his fellow students to know there are resources available to help black professionals and business owners succeed in Iowa. To highlight that, he's helped organize a dinner and panel discussion about black-owned businesses in the state.

CIC member universities influence research, education far and wide

We all know that the University of Iowa has rivals across the fields, courts, pools, and tracks of the Big Ten Conference, but lesser known is the long-standing, high-impact collaborations the UI has with these same universities.
three female students in College of Engineering holding signs

Celebrating women in engineering

UI College of Engineering offers welcoming environment for female students, faculty
Consistently above the national average for female engineering student enrollment, the UI engineering program's unique small-college atmosphere at a Big Ten university, research opportunities in the health sciences, and emphasis on collaboration over competition are among the top reasons administrators and students say women choose to study here.

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