Recent News

Recent News

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The University of Iowa College of Law announced the hiring of NedaBarrett as its first director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Global Engagement. Barrett previously served as senior human resources leadership fellow at the UI, with joint appointments in the colleges of law and dentistry,...
Liz Tovar, UI associate athletics director for student-athlete academic services, has been appointed interim associate vice president for diversity, equity, and inclusion, while Tabitha Wiggins has been appointed interim director of the Center for Diversity and Enrichment.
An independent review, begun June 16, of issues and allegations relating to racial disparities within Iowa’s football program is now complete.
The UI is at the forefront of many endeavors, and it is our responsibility to lead by example. That includes taking a leadership role in addressing the critical social and cultural dialog of our generation—no matter how difficult such work may seem.
While work to remove spray-paint on campus from recent Black Lives Matter protests continues, the University of Iowa also is preserving the images in order that the messages not be forgotten and to help guide campus in its work to make meaningful changes.
Starting last week, University of Iowa students, faculty, and staff have used their voices to highlight the lack of racial equity and justice in our community.
The anger, sadness, and fear felt by our community, and specifically Black communities across our nation, over the killing of George Floyd are justified.
Yashwant Prakash Vyas, assistant director of Diversity Resources in the University of Iowa Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, was awarded the 2020 Edward S. Blankenship Outstanding Staff Award from Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars.
Four postdoctoral scholars comprise the University of Iowa Office of the Provost’s first cohort in the Provost’s Postdoctoral Faculty Fellowship Program. The program is intended to serve as a pipeline to tenure-track positions.

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