The rainbow flag was out in full force for the Iowa City Pride Parade and Festival on Saturday, June 17.

Iowa City comes together for Pride Parade and Festival

Monday, June 19, 2023
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Pride Alliance Center finds new home on Melrose Avenue

Wednesday, April 12, 2023
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Finding Joy in Early Black Writing

Wednesday, February 15, 2023
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Overwhelming majority of UI faculty, staff, students report feeling valued, engaged

Thursday, January 19, 2023

UI students, faculty, staff honored with 1stGen@Iowa awards

Friday, November 11, 2022

Grant will assess public perception of tap water in Des Moines

Monday, October 24, 2022

UI honors 30 faculty and staff award winners

Thursday, October 13, 2022

Latest DEI News

Sara Sanders named dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Thursday, March 11, 2021
Sara Sanders has been named dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) after serving in the role as interim since July 2020. She will begin in the permanent role on March 15.

Reimagining Campus Safety Action Committee seeking feedback

Thursday, February 25, 2021
The University of Iowa is asking community members for feedback on three campus safety prototypes developed by the Reimagining Campus Safety Action Committee.

UI professor separates fact from fiction in ‘Judas And The Black Messiah’

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Simon Balto, assistant professor of history and African American studies at the University of Iowa, who’s currently working on a biography of Fred Hampton, says as beautifully as the film was shot and acted, “We didn’t really get a movie that had a lot to say coherently about what the Panthers were doing and why that was important.”

Tippie students capture diversity case competition honors

Friday, January 29, 2021
A team of University of Iowa students from the Tippie College of Business recently took third place in the National Diversity Case Competition.

Liz Tovar named executive officer for diversity, equity, and inclusion

Thursday, January 28, 2021
Liz Tovar has been named executive officer for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) at the University of Iowa.

Campus Climate Survey results help define DEI priorities for 2021-22

Monday, January 25, 2021
Results of the 2020 Campus Climate Survey show that, on average, University of Iowa faculty, staff, and postdoctoral scholars feel valued and satisfied with the university and within their respective departments and units.

UI to implement 5 key DEI initiatives

Monday, January 25, 2021
In order to continue improving diversity, equity, and inclusion across campus and address specific areas outlined in the 2020 Campus Climate Survey results released earlier this week, the University of Iowa will implement five new initiatives.

Hawkeyes positioned for success despite these challenging times

Thursday, January 21, 2021
It goes without saying that life has been difficult and stressful for all of us, especially over the past year.

12 from UI included on 1,000 Inspiring Black Scientists in America list

Tuesday, January 19, 2021
A former University of Iowa postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Internal Medicine worked with the biomedical journal publisher Cell Press to create a list of 1,000 Black scientists who are leaders in their fields.

Vyas receives early career achievement award from NASPA

Monday, November 16, 2020
Yashwant Prakash Vyas, assistant director of Diversity Resources in the University of Iowa Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, was awarded the 2020 NASPA Region IV-East Outstanding New Professional Award.