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Thursday, January 19, 2023
Results from two important campus surveys administered in 2022 show that an overwhelming majority of University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students who took the surveys say they feel valued and engaged.
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
The University of Iowa’s Office of the State Archaeologist is tasked with uncovering Iowa’s Indigenous past; however, the most rewarding part for these archaeologists isn’t finding hundreds of artifacts in the ground each year, but making connections with local Native American tribes.
Friday, November 11, 2022
Six Hawkeyes were recognized at the First-Generation Student Awards and Recognition Ceremony on Nov. 10 as part of the weeklong National First-Generation College Celebration.
Wednesday, November 9, 2022
To celebrate Native American Heritage Month, the University of Iowa Stanley Museum of Art pulled together a shortlist of objects created by Indigenous North American artists for us to learn about.
Monday, November 7, 2022
The University of Iowa Dance Gala will perform at Hancher Auditorium for the first time in two years — and will include a poignant performance inspired by mental illness.
Monday, October 24, 2022
A University of Iowa research team has received a grant to study public confidence in tap water.
Thursday, October 13, 2022
Thirty University of Iowa faculty and staff members were honored with the UI’s 2022 Faculty and Staff Awards for achievements ranging from excellence in service to leadership in diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Tuesday, October 11, 2022
University of Iowa Assistant Professor of English and African American Studies Tara Bynum began a nine-month term as the Barra Sabbatical Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania’s McNeil Center for Early American Studies on Sept. 1.
Thursday, September 8, 2022
The University of Iowa welcomes another academically accomplished cohort of students this fall.
Wednesday, August 24, 2022
Lew Montgomery, interim senior human resources director for University of Iowa Finance and Operations, was recently honored as a Big 10 Black Alumni of the Year representing the UI.
Monday, June 20, 2022
The Iowa City Pride celebration took place Saturday, June 18, in downtown Iowa City. Thousands of people, including many members of the University of Iowa community, took part. Events included a parade, music, food, art, and vendor booths.
Thursday, April 28, 2022
Nicole Del Castillo, MD, MPH, was recently named one of “40 Under 40 Leaders in Minority Health” by the National Minority Quality Forum. The annual awards are given to leaders who have pushed for equitable change in health care while building sustainable, healthy communities. Del Castillo, director of the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Carver College of Medicine, is involved in...
Wednesday, April 20, 2022
Donika Kelly, assistant professor in the department of English, won the 2022 Anisfield-Wolf book award in poetry with her collection titled The Renunciations.
Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Associate Professor Erika Ernst has been named the inaugural director of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) for the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy.
Thursday, March 24, 2022
Results of the 2021 Campus Climate Survey show an overwhelming majority of undergraduate, graduate, and professional students who took the survey report feeling like they belong at the University of Iowa or in their program of study.
Thursday, March 24, 2022
With President Barbara Wilson leading the institution and a majority of colleges led by women , the University of Iowa was named a national leader in gender equality in a 2022 study by the Eos Foundation.
Wednesday, March 23, 2022
For about 10 years, West Liberty has had a Latino-majority population but it wasn't until this year that the city was represented by a Latino-majority city council. Alongside Dana Dominguez, Omar Martinez, Jose Zacarias, Cara McFerren, and Diane Beranek serve on the council, along with Mayor Katie McCullough.
Wednesday, February 9, 2022
The University of Iowa Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is highlighting the institution’s advances toward becoming a more inclusive community by producing a video series titled The Journey to Unity Update. Weekly installments will feature conversations between community members fro
Wednesday, January 5, 2022
Criminologists at the University of Iowa were guests on Iowa Public Radio's "River to River" program to talk about their study examining how prison time accelerates biological aging among African Americans.
Friday, December 17, 2021
Pareen Mhatre, an undergraduate student in the College of Engineering, is featured on Teen Vogue's "21 Under 21" list for her advocacy work in support of immigrants.