Tippie College of Business exercise shows students how acknowledging team members’ diversity helps them work better
By: Tom Snee | 2017.04.24 | 09:04 am
Students in the UI Tippie College of Business are asked to explore how their diverse identities allow them to make unique contributions to the teams they are a part of. Lecturer Pamela Bourjaily designed the exercise, which has been used every semester since the fall of 2015.
Annual awards honor students, staff, faculty, and alumni
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2017.04.19 | 09:11 am
University of Iowa students, faculty, staff, and alumni received some of the institution’s highest honors on April 11 at the 100th Finkbine Dinner.
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2017.03.27 | 11:50 am
Haley Wikoff, a graduate student in the College of Education, and Meredith Rausch, an alumna of the College of Education, were the co-recipients of a $500 grant from ALGBTIC.
A conversation with Jasmine Mangrum and Josh Schoenfeld, VP and president of Graduate and Professional Student Government
By: Joe Sherlock | 2017.03.23 | 09:22 am
Ahead of their Free Speech Day: Challenges of the First Amendment in Modern America event, “Iowa Now” sat down with Jasmine Mangrum and Josh Schoenfeld, vice president and president, respectively, of UI Graduate and Professional Student Government, to get their take on free speech issues on college campuses.
By: Chief Diversity Office | 2017.03.21 | 03:21 pm
Six people have been selected to receive 2016–2017 Diversity Catalyst Awards, which are sponsored by the Chief Diversity Office and the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity.
Paul Simon Award recognizes colleges that are making creative, innovative progress
By: Hayley Bruce | 2017.03.09 | 02:20 pm
The University of Iowa is one of only four schools in the United States to receive the prestigious 2017 Senator Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization by NAFSA: Association of International Educators.
UI, State Department want program to be more diverse
By: Tom Snee | 2017.02.21 | 08:54 am
Noaquia Callahan, a Fulbright alumna at the UI, has founded a pilot program to help students from underrepresented groups learn about applying for the U.S. State Department’s Fulbright grants, among others. The Diversity International Scholarship Academy kicks off this spring.
Program emphasizes international collaboration, broadening students’ perspectives
By: Lynn Anderson Davy | 2017.02.01 | 09:44 am
Hong Kong University students are working with UI students as part of the Virtual International Project Team program, a year-long design challenge that prepares students to work across borders. Long-standing partner Aix-Marseille University in France will continue to participate.
Internet, technology the focus of spring 2017 Theme Semester
By: Hailey Courtney | 2017.01.10 | 11:16 am
How have the Internet and technology changed us? Let’s take a closer look. Our Lives Online events begin with the UI’s WorldCanvass program at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 17, and speaker Luvvie Ajayi at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 18.