University of Iowa


Date: 12/14/2017

Dear members of the university community:

Please join me for the Chief Diversity Office's 2018 Update on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion on Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 5:00-6:30pm in the Main Lounge of the Iowa Memorial Union. A light reception will follow.

Date: 12/14/2017

Nominations for the 2018 Diversity Catalyst Award are now being accepted.  

Please take time to nominate those in your area who have gone above and beyond the scope of their jobs to promote diversity and inclusion on our campus. This is an excellent opportunity to highlight the work of the people and programs at the University of Iowa by nominating them for one of these prestigious awards. Nominations are due by January 29, 2018.

Date: 12/14/2017

The Alliant Energy/Erroll B. Davis, Jr. Achievement Award was created to honor Erroll B. Davis, Jr. and his nearly 30 years of service to the utility industry and to honor and recognize the importance of scholarship and leadership by underrepresented minority students in the state of Iowa. The award recognizes academic achievement in business or engineering, leadership in campus and community organizations, and potential for future career success. We are requesting your assistance in encouraging qualified candidates to apply for this opportunity.   

Date: 12/04/2017

The University of Iowa Council on Teaching announces the 29th annual Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards and invites nominations for 2017-18.  This award recognizes teaching assistants who have demonstrated outstanding ability as teachers at the University of Iowa. 

Date: 11/17/2017

A new Minors on Campus Policy promotes the well-being and security of the many minors entrusted to the University’s care when participating in University Youth Programs, as well as informs UI staff, students, and faculty who work with minors as part of University Youth Programs.  The new Policy will go into effect on December 1, 2017. 

Date: 11/14/2017

The campus community is invited to attend an upcoming session hosted by the Office of the Provost regarding Faculty Search Committee Practices to Advance Equity.   The session will be offered on two different dates to accommodate schedules: 

Date: 10/24/2017

Are We There Yet?: The Long (and Winding) Road to Global Learning for All
Dr. Madeleine Green
Senior Fellow, International Association of Universities
Senior Fellow, NAFSA: The Association of International Educators
Thursday, November 2, 2017
4:00 p.m.
Old Capitol Senate Chamber

Date: 10/13/2017


The Chief Diversity Office is pleased to announce that we are accepting proposals for the Diversity Catalyst Seed Grant. The Diversity Catalyst Seed Grant supports projects and programs with an immediate impact enhancing the diversity goals of the University of Iowa's Strategic Plan 2016-2021. 

If your proposal will advance cross-cultural understanding, strengthen positive inter-group relations and promote a welcoming learning environment, and will benefit the campus directly, we would like to hear from you! 

Date: 10/11/2017


International Programs offers a number of funding opportunities for international research and internationally focused collaborations.  Here are two with deadlines quickly approaching.  Please share these opportunities with your faculty.