diversity Archive

  • Rachel Garza Carreon

    Rachel Garza Carreón, UI Libraries

    A staunch advocate for social justice, Rachel Garza Carreón does many things in her role as the outreach, recruitment, and research librarian with UI Libraries to make the campus a more welcoming place.

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  • Calling all first-generation college faculty

    Calling all first-generation college faculty

    University of Iowa President Sally Mason is calling on all first-generation college faculty to share their experiences as part of a new "First Generation Initiative" launched this week.

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  • Volunteers sought for UI cultural diversity festival

    Volunteers sought for UI cultural diversity festival

    University of Iowa alumni, faculty, staff, students, and members of the community are encouraged to participate in the 22nd annual Celebrating Cultural Diversity Festival Saturday, March 31, at the UI Field House.

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  • Carolyn Colvin talks with students who are part of the West Liberty Enrichment Program including UI sophomore Catherine Martinez (left) who is applying to the teacher education program. Photo by Bill Adams.

    Carolyn Colvin, Teaching and Learning

    Long before publicly engaged scholarship was an expectation for University of Iowa faculty, Carolyn Colvin was a champion for the cause.

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  • Artwork by Duncan Ross.

    Celebrating, commemorating MLK

    The University of Iowa's traditional Community Celebration in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. will be broken down into two separate events this year.

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  • RVAP selected to help transgender victims, survivors of sexual assault

    RVAP selected to help transgender victims, survivors of sexual assault

    The Rape Victim Advocacy Program at the University of Iowa is one of four sites nationwide selected this fall to participate in FORGE's Transgender Sexual Violence Project "Making the Connection: Building Stronger Relationships Between Sexual Assault Service Providers and Transgender Survivors."

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  • Diversity training in North Hall. Photo by Tim Schoon.

    Living their life’s work in diversity roles

    The life paths of Lindsay Jarratt and Jacquett Wade have crossed at the UI, where they bring their personal and professional expertise and energy together as the new diversity resource coordinators.

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    Spiro to perform at Afro-Cuban Jazz Summit

    A weeklong Ida Beam residency by Latin percussionist Michael Spiro in the University of Iowa School of Music will include a free Afro-Cuban Jazz Summit Concert at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 8, in the Englert Theatre in downtown Iowa City.

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  • Ansa Akyea reads for director Christopher McElroen during auditions for a staged reading of Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man in Shambaugh Auditorium.

    See staged reading of Invisible Man script

    A series of events examining the black experience at the University of Iowa will culminate Dec. 3 in the first-ever staged reading of a theatrical version of Ralph Ellison's seminal and best-selling novel.

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  • Lena Hill in her office.

    Hill helps bring Invisible Man project to life

    Faculty member Lena Hill discusses a multimedia project that will examine the black experience at the University of Iowa and culminate in a staged reading of Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man on Saturday, Dec. 3.

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