By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2016.01.21 | 03:53 pm
The University of Iowa is making progress, but there’s still work to be done to advance diversity and inclusion, and create a welcoming environment for all. That was the message during the Chief Diversity Office’s Update on Diversity and Inclusion.
Graphic design student paints image for MLK poster
By: Sara Epstein Moninger | 2016.01.11 | 04:14 pm
The "Get to Know" series asks University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students a few questions about their work and outside interests. Meet senior graphic design student Sam Watkins, who painted eight portraits of Martin Luther King Jr. that comprise an Iowa Memorial Union exhibition called "Keep Moving Forward."
Increasing diversity prompts effort to make all campus residents feel at home
By: Sara Epstein Moninger | 2015.12.16 | 03:00 pm
Concerns about race relations on college campuses made national news last fall. At the University of Iowa, where the first-year class is the most diverse in school history, there is an effort afoot to ensure that the residence halls provide a welcoming and inclusive environment for all 6,000 residents.
The University of Iowa reaffirms its commitment to diversity, decency, and respect
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2015.12.08 | 09:03 am
University of Iowa administrators ask for community support rejecting instances of harassment and hateful behavior and upholding the UI's policies for diversity and inclusiveness. Officials also applaud the efforts of students, faculty, and staff who have gone beyond a mere personal commitment and have organized collective anti-discrimination action.
Former Peace Corps volunteer builds relationships across campus and engages international alumni
By: Lois J. Gray | 2015.11.19 | 09:20 am
The "Get to Know" series asks University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students a few questions about their work and their outside interests. Today, we visit with Amy Brewster, International Programs' constituent relations manager.