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Oct 25, 2021

Oct 25, 2021

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During the week of October 25th to October 29th, we will be offering space and the opportunity for our community to recognize individuals who have made an impact in their lives by honoring them through a community ofrenda.   If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in this event, please contact Isabela Flores at isabela-flores@uiowa.edu. 

Oct 25, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Come learn about Stephen Belyn's journey into the fields of Accounting and Finance and how he is navigating being Black in Business! Stephen Belyn is a managing director within the Corporate Finance & Restructuring practice of FTI Consulting. He has 20 years of experience in performing finance and accounting. He was the Tippie College of Business 2016 Alum of the Year, the 2018 Tippie Accounting Alum of the Year, and a past member and president of the Tippie Professional Accounting Council....

Oct 26, 2021

Oct 26, 2021

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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Co-facilitated by Dr. LaNeisha Waller-Boulet, UCS and Shalisa Gladney, Afro-American Cultural Center.   The Black Student Support Group will serve as a space for Black identifying students of all gender identities to respectfully listen to each other, share thoughts, feelings, provide validation, and offer encouragement to fellow Black students at the University of Iowa. The group is open for Black students to discuss the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 within the Black community and s...

Oct 26, 2021

12:30 PM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend our weekly Virtual Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, ...

Oct 26, 2021

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

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The Stanley Undergraduate and Graduate Awards for International Research are given annually to outstanding University of Iowa students for the pursuit of learning activities in international studies and international research/fieldwork. Join International Programs and Karen Wachsmuth, associate director of international fellowships, for a series of virtual information sessions to discuss strategies and timelines for putting together a successful application. Undergraduates interested in int...

Oct 27, 2021

Oct 27, 2021

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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With all that comes with college life whether it be academically, socially, or emotionally it can be hard to let go of all the pressure. There is a constant battle to maintain our mental health. One way to relieve all this stress is yoga and meditation. Yoga can help you recenter your energy, rejuvenate your mind, relieve anxiety, improve sleep quality, and provide a better quality of life. One session for 60 minutes can put you back on track. Join the Black in Business team for Yoga: a bra...

Oct 27, 2021

12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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The National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) workshops and principles are being used on hundreds of campuses, K-12 schools, corporations, law enforcement programs, communities, domestic and international political organizations, and peace negotiations. At the University of Iowa, our team offers courses, free of charge, to the campus and community. Framed through key NCBI principles, the Building Effective Relationships Across Difference session is a four-hour workshop that encourages pa...

Oct 27, 2021

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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Join us as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of African American Studies at Iowa! As part of our celebrations, we will be having two Ida Cordelia Beam Distinguished Visiting Professors as keynote speakers. Our first speaker is Dr. Amilcar Shabazz, professor of history and Africana Studies in the W. E. B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies at the University of Massachussetts Amherst. He will be giving a talk on Wednesday, October 27 at 6pm in Shambaugh Auditorium titled "Advancing D...

Oct 27, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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International Programs continues its Global Alumni Spotlight Series featuring University of Iowa MS grad and former CFO of AIA China Shirley Hwei-Chung Shao.  Shao will talk with UI International Programs Associate Provost and Dean Russ Ganim about her experience at Iowa, thoughts on cultivating a successful career spanning the globe, and advice for current students/young professionals. Free and open to the public, the discussion will be held on October 27, 2021, from 7-8 p.m. (CDT), and wi...

Oct 28, 2021

Oct 28, 2021

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, postdocs, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom. In this session, participants will discuss and de...

Oct 28, 2021

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

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International Programs is excited to announce this academic year’s schedule for Engaging Across Cultures, a non-academic, professional development certificate program that creates an opportunity for University of Iowa graduate and professional students to learn more about fostering an intercultural campus while honing skills that will carry into the future workplace.   Engaging Across Cultures includes subjects of interest to both domestic as well as international students.  Participants e...

Oct 28, 2021

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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In observance of National Disabilities Employment Awareness Month, the UI Council on Disability Awareness, UI School of Social Work, and Wild Bill's are hosting a FREE, online screening and discussion of the documentary film Crip Camp. Participants may watch our livestream of the film from 4-6 via Zoom, or they are encouraged to watch independently if they wish, using Netflix. If you do not already have an account, you can sign up for a free, 30-day trial on the Netflix website or watch for...

Oct 28, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join the Iowa Women’s Leadership Network for Connections and Convos, an online opportunity to grow, develop, and talk with fellow Hawkeye women. This recurring event is about you and for you—and will be held on the fourth Thursday of every month. All you need is a computer, internet access, and a cozy place to connect.  Register today!

Oct 28, 2021

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Join us for an evening with Krysta Venora (they/them), an Afro-Indigenous, trans, Non-Binary Queer, psychic witch, and medicine person to discuss both the history of queer witches and their own experiences. They will touch on the purpose and value of queer witches today as well as what it means to be a queer witch. They will touch on indigenous perspectives, historical mistreatment and erasure, as well as the inherent magic of queer people at large. Their presentation will end with speaking ...

Oct 29, 2021

Oct 29, 2021

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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The LGBTQ Safe Zone Project is a campus-wide program that offers a visible message of inclusion, affirmation, and support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people in the university community. Trans Awareness delves deeper into topics related to gender identity and expression. Participants will gain a better understanding of trans identity, campus resources, challenges individuals from these communities face on campus, and strategies for becoming an increasingly suppo...

Oct 29, 2021

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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International Programs is pleased to announce that this academic year’s Building Our Global Community (BGC) courses are now available through Employee Self Service. BGC creates an opportunity for University of Iowa faculty and staff to learn about the experiences of international students and scholars, and methods they can use to foster skills for working with and awareness of our increasingly intercultural campus community. To earn a BGC certificate, participants must register for and atte...

Oct 29, 2021

11:00 AM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend our weekly Virtual Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, ...

Oct 29, 2021

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Chronic Health Support Group with Marie Adams (University Counseling Service) Fridays | 11:00 AM-12:00 PM School, work, and simply managing everyday demands can feel overwhelming. It can be even more challenging when you have a chronic health condition. Join us in a space where you can meet other students who may validate, encourage, and understand your experiences. Join: https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/99214909356 Meeting ID: 992 1490 9356 Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend...

Oct 29, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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The UI Obermann Center for Advanced Studies is delighted to welcome both national leaders of funding bodies and impressive recipients the our second round of “What Do We Mean by Research Now?” So often, when a scholar—especially a junior faculty member—proposes a groundbreaking project outside of traditional project, the response is: “But how we would evaluate that?” However, in the last decade, organizations that have long funded traditional research have become both advocates for and evalu...

Oct 29, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Phi Beta Delta members will discuss what global education and internationalization mean to them and reflect upon lessons, triumphs, and challenges they have faced. Featured speakers: Jeanine Porter Abrons, clinical associate professor in the College of Pharmacy Jodi Graff, administrative director of graduate and postdoctoral studies at the Carver College of Medicine Register to attend via Zoom: bit.ly/PowerHourOct29 This event is sponsored by the University of Iowa's Alpha Tau Chapter of...

Oct 29, 2021

12:30 PM - 1:20 PM

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Solidarity - Support Group for Students of Color, with Tianyi Xie and Scott Liu The Solidarity support group is a safe space for students of color to talk about concerns, share experiences, and stay connected with one another and the UI communities. Potential topics including racism and discrimination, social distancing and loneliness, navigating the education system, and other adjustment difficulties. Max 12 participants, first come first serve. Fridays | 12:30 - 1:20 PM

Oct 29, 2021

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

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ADHD Support Groupwith Kyle Votroubek Fridays | 1:30-2:45 PM The ADHD Support Group is for students with ADHD to connect and talk about resources, tips/tricks/advice about managing ADHD, and share experiences of navigating college and relationships with ADHD. All ages, races, genders, and majors are welcome as a variety of identities help students connect across diverse experiences and perspectives. Students are welcome to participate as often as they would like—weekly or only during weeks...

Oct 29, 2021

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

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ADHD Support Group with Kyle Votroubek (University Counseling Service) Fridays | 1:30-2:45 PM The ADHD Support Group is for students with ADHD to connect and talk about resources, tips/tricks/advice about managing ADHD, and share experiences of navigating college and relationships with ADHD. All ages, races, genders, and majors are welcome as a variety of identities help students connect across diverse experiences and perspectives. Students are welcome to participate as often as they would...

Oct 29, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

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Autism Spectrum Support Group with Kyle Votroubek Fridays | 3:00-4:15 PM The Autism Spectrum Support Group is for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to connect and talk about resources, tips/tricks/advice about managing ASD, and share experiences of navigating college and relationships with ASD. All ages, races, genders, and majors are welcome as a variety of identities help students connect across diverse experiences and perspectives. Students are welcome to participate as often...

Oct 29, 2021

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

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Cinematic Arts Lecture Series: Daniel Durant Friday, October 29th, 2021 3:30pm to 5:00pm Virtual event RSVP at https://uiowa.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUode-tqDsrE9Mzg2pZ8bOZeQOCUFvwCcZK “Daniel Durant: Breaking Barriers via Deaf Representation in Cinema, Theatre, and the Arts” Join actor Daniel Durant for a lecture and Q & A in which he discusses his barrier-breaking career from Broadway to Hollywood, the importance of authentic Deaf representation in film, theatre, and television, the...

Oct 29, 2021

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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Dr. Claudia Holguín Mendoza will speak about critical literacy, agency, and sociolinguistic justice as part of the Teaching and Heritage Language series sponsored by The Obermann Center and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. Please view attached flyer for more information.

Oct 29, 2021

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Get into the spooky spirit with Grad-DEI and paint some pumpkins with us! Enjoy snacks and mingle with peers as you channel your inner artist. To ensure you receive a pumpkin, please RSVP on this form by Wednesday, October 24 at 11:59 PM. Masks are strongly encouraged. 

Oct 29, 2021

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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Join us as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of African American Studies at Iowa! As part of our celebrations, we will be having two Ida Cordelia Beam Distinguished Visiting Professors as keynote speakers. Our second speaker is Dr. Clenora Hudson-Weems, professor of English and Africana Studies at the University of Missouri. She will be giving a talk on Friday, October 29 at 6pm in Shambaugh Auditorium titled "Africana Womanism: Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison as a Model Africana Womanist Arch...

Oct 30, 2021

Oct 30, 2021

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Dr. Claudia Holguín Mendoza will be speaking about critical language awareness and critical literacy in the classroom  This event is sponsored by the Obermann Center and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. Registration is required for this event.  Follow the link to register:  https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0ilD82UaGJWlynA?Q_CHL=qr

Nov 1, 2021

Nov 1, 2021

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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The LGBTQ Safe Zone Project is a campus-wide program that offers a visible message of inclusion, affirmation, and support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people in the university community. Phase II is a case study-based, application-focused session. Participants will gain the tools they need to not only provide resources, but to become an active participant in making our campus a more supportive, inclusive, and affirming place for LBGTQ people. After completing Ph...

Nov 1, 2021

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Please join us for a bilingual reading with Ida Cordelia Beam Distinguished Visiting Professor, Hector Abad Faciolince. This event will be held in Spanish and English. This event is sponsored by the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese.

Nov 2, 2021

Nov 2, 2021

12:30 PM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend our weekly Virtual Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, ...

Nov 2, 2021

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, postdocs, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom. To register for UI campus courses, log-in to UI Employee S...

Nov 3, 2021

Nov 3, 2021

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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International Programs is pleased to announce that this academic year’s Building Our Global Community (BGC) courses are now available through Employee Self Service. BGC creates an opportunity for University of Iowa faculty and staff to learn about the experiences of international students and scholars, and methods they can use to foster skills for working with and awareness of our increasingly intercultural campus community. To earn a BGC certificate, participants must register for and atte...

Nov 3, 2021

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Racial demographics are changing in homes, classrooms, and workplaces. The number of individuals with multiracial or multiethnic experiences is increasing, yet those experiences are not always part of the larger conversation. In this session, participants will address barriers when and strategies for supporting individuals with multiracial/multiethnic identities. Participants will be exposed to Multiracial and Multiethnic identity models and have an opportunity to hear personal narratives. ...

Nov 3, 2021

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

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Hector Abad Faciolince, Ida Cordelia Beam Disinguished Visiting Professor, and Horacio Castellanos Moya, from the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Iowa, will discuss Latin America literature and their shared experiences as writers in exile from political voilence. Reception to follow. This event is made possible by the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost, the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, the International Writing Program (iwp), the Obermann ...

Nov 3, 2021

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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Anne Anlin Cheng is Professor of English, and affiliated faculty in the Program in American Studies, the Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies, and the Committee on Film Studies at Princeton University. She is an interdisciplinary and comparative race scholar who focuses on the uneasy intersection between politics and aesthetics, drawing from literary theory, race and gender studies, film and architectural theory, legal studies, psychoanalysis, and critical food studies.  She works primari...

Nov 4, 2021

Nov 4, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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International Programs is excited to announce this academic year’s schedule for Engaging Across Cultures, a non-academic, professional development certificate program that creates an opportunity for University of Iowa graduate and professional students to learn more about fostering an intercultural campus while honing skills that will carry into the future workplace.   Engaging Across Cultures includes subjects of interest to both domestic as well as international students.  Participants e...

Nov 5, 2021

Nov 5, 2021

11:00 AM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend our weekly Virtual Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, ...

Nov 5, 2021

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Chronic Health Support Group with Marie Adams (University Counseling Service) Fridays | 11:00 AM-12:00 PM School, work, and simply managing everyday demands can feel overwhelming. It can be even more challenging when you have a chronic health condition. Join us in a space where you can meet other students who may validate, encourage, and understand your experiences. Join: https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/99214909356 Meeting ID: 992 1490 9356 Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend...

Nov 5, 2021

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

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Save the Date for Hawks of Color! Stay tuned as we develop another engaging Hawks of Color discussion on November 5, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. over Zoom.  Be sure to register in advance below to save your spot. Hawks of Color is a place of welcome and community building while celebrating excellence! Formerly Faculty and Staff of Color, Hawks of Color is a re-envisioned community space to support and promote conversations among historically underrepresented, global majority, and/or margi...

Nov 5, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Join International Writing Program (IWP) writers-in-residence and members of the public in person or online (livestreamed at bit.ly/fallresicpl) for a panel discussion of “Imagination <> Computation:" Writers operate on a fundamental faith in the endless capacity of imagination. Yet mathematics/computation is increasingly doing imagination’s heavy lifting, offering endless varieties of predictability in its stead. How to play this game? Panel will feature current IWP 2021 Fall Residents.

Nov 5, 2021

12:30 PM - 1:20 PM

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Solidarity - Support Group for Students of Color, with Tianyi Xie and Scott Liu The Solidarity support group is a safe space for students of color to talk about concerns, share experiences, and stay connected with one another and the UI communities. Potential topics including racism and discrimination, social distancing and loneliness, navigating the education system, and other adjustment difficulties. Max 12 participants, first come first serve. Fridays | 12:30 - 1:20 PM

Nov 5, 2021

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

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ADHD Support Groupwith Kyle Votroubek Fridays | 1:30-2:45 PM The ADHD Support Group is for students with ADHD to connect and talk about resources, tips/tricks/advice about managing ADHD, and share experiences of navigating college and relationships with ADHD. All ages, races, genders, and majors are welcome as a variety of identities help students connect across diverse experiences and perspectives. Students are welcome to participate as often as they would like—weekly or only during weeks...

Nov 5, 2021

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

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ADHD Support Group with Kyle Votroubek (University Counseling Service) Fridays | 1:30-2:45 PM The ADHD Support Group is for students with ADHD to connect and talk about resources, tips/tricks/advice about managing ADHD, and share experiences of navigating college and relationships with ADHD. All ages, races, genders, and majors are welcome as a variety of identities help students connect across diverse experiences and perspectives. Students are welcome to participate as often as they would...

Nov 5, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

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Autism Spectrum Support Group with Kyle Votroubek Fridays | 3:00-4:15 PM The Autism Spectrum Support Group is for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to connect and talk about resources, tips/tricks/advice about managing ASD, and share experiences of navigating college and relationships with ASD. All ages, races, genders, and majors are welcome as a variety of identities help students connect across diverse experiences and perspectives. Students are welcome to participate as often...

Nov 5, 2021

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Voices from around the world fill historic Shambaugh House, UI International Writing Program (IWP) HQ. Join us online for readings by current IWP Fall 2021 Writers-in-Residence. This series will also include Friday Nov. 12, possibly also Nov. 19 (TBD), each with readings by different 2021 IWP Fall Residents. Join us on Zoom: https://bit.ly/fallresui Event is free & all are invited!

Nov 6, 2021

Nov 6, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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  Ho Che Anderson’s three-volume graphic novel, King, mixes the historical record with imagined conversations and events during Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life in the 1950s and ‘60s. Pages from King with the artist’s and editor’s annotations are part of the Stanley School Programs Collection that has visited K–12 schools across Iowa. Associate Curator of Education Joshua Siefken will present Anderson’s work and discuss the social justice themes present in the Stanley School Programs Graphic...

Nov 6, 2021

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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The University of Iowa's Indian Student Alliance will be hosting their annual Diwali festival, the auspicious Indian holiday, also known as the "Festival of Lights". This festival celebrates the triumph of light over darkness and good over evil. This year, the Indian Student Alliance will be collaborating with the South Asian Student Alliance to take the event to new heights. Featuring an authentic Indian dinner followed by a cultural showcase, the event is significant for the Indian communi...

Nov 8, 2021

Nov 8, 2021

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What is the National First-Generation College Celebration? In November 2017, the Council for Opportunity in Education (COE) partnered with the Center for First-Generation Student Success, which is an initiative of NASPA and the Suder Foundation, to launch the inaugural First-Generation College Celebration. The now annual event, which is held each year on November 8 to commemorate the anniversary of the Higher Education Act of 1965, encourages colleges and universities across the country to ...

Nov 8, 2021

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom.Almost 25% of undergraduate students at the University of Iowa identif...

Nov 8, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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International Programs is pleased to announce that this academic year's Building Our Global Community (BGC) courses are now available through Employee Self Service. BGC creates an opportunity for University of Iowa faculty and staff to learn about the experiences of international students and scholars, and methods they can use to foster skills for working with and awareness of our increasingly intercultural campus community. To earn a BGC certificate, participants must register for and atte...

Nov 9, 2021

Nov 9, 2021

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What is the National First-Generation College Celebration? In November 2017, the Council for Opportunity in Education (COE) partnered with the Center for First-Generation Student Success, which is an initiative of NASPA and the Suder Foundation, to launch the inaugural First-Generation College Celebration. The now annual event, which is held each year on November 8 to commemorate the anniversary of the Higher Education Act of 1965, encourages colleges and universities across the country to ...

Nov 9, 2021

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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Co-facilitated by Dr. LaNeisha Waller-Boulet, UCS and Shalisa Gladney, Afro-American Cultural Center.   The Black Student Support Group will serve as a space for Black identifying students of all gender identities to respectfully listen to each other, share thoughts, feelings, provide validation, and offer encouragement to fellow Black students at the University of Iowa. The group is open for Black students to discuss the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 within the Black community and s...

Nov 9, 2021

12:30 PM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend our weekly Virtual Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, ...

Nov 9, 2021

7:00 PM

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How, Now, to Care? A collaboration between the International Writing Program and the Department of Dance November 9 at 7:00 p.m. Visual Arts Building Atrium In this time of re-emergence, given our new era of contact virtualized and given the vast changes the pandemic has caused in our lives, we are not returning to the same reality. The new time-space we inhabit is fraught with uncertainty, divide, and growing disparities between and among people. What then is our duty in this moment—to ...

Nov 10, 2021

Nov 10, 2021

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What is the National First-Generation College Celebration? In November 2017, the Council for Opportunity in Education (COE) partnered with the Center for First-Generation Student Success, which is an initiative of NASPA and the Suder Foundation, to launch the inaugural First-Generation College Celebration. The now annual event, which is held each year on November 8 to commemorate the anniversary of the Higher Education Act of 1965, encourages colleges and universities across the country to ...

Nov 10, 2021

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, postdocs, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom.This introductory workshop will allow participants to unders...

Nov 10, 2021

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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The Black in Business Series presents an exclusive panel discussion with visionaries, innovators and leaders that are business professionals in their own creative ways. This panel of creative professionals and entrepreneurs aims to bring individuals together who are using their innovative ideas and creative minds to impact the work that they do. Every industry you go into is a business. Our panelists will answer questions about how they've navigated being Black in the industries of healthcar...

Nov 11, 2021

Nov 11, 2021

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What is the National First-Generation College Celebration? In November 2017, the Council for Opportunity in Education (COE) partnered with the Center for First-Generation Student Success, which is an initiative of NASPA and the Suder Foundation, to launch the inaugural First-Generation College Celebration. The now annual event, which is held each year on November 8 to commemorate the anniversary of the Higher Education Act of 1965, encourages colleges and universities across the country to ...

Nov 11, 2021

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

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Meeting Times Due to Covid-19, all of our meetings will be virtual until further notice. You will find we are still a great community. We have both official meeting times and more casual lunch and connects, please join us! All UI members are welcome to attend meetings, however, if students will be observing as a part of a class, please email the council in advance at: ui-latinxcouncil@uiowa.edu.  Fall 2021 Council Meetings If you are interested in joining a meeting or lunch, you must sign...

Nov 11, 2021

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty and staff to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom.Even if you're not an IT professional, technology is an integral part of getting work done: we all...

Nov 11, 2021

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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At the University of Iowa, a first-generation student is a student who does not have a parent or legal guardian who completed a four-year degree, and approximately 1 in 5 UI students identify as first-generation. The annual awards ceremony is an exciting opportunity to celebrate our first-generation community and their many accomplishments. The ceremony, which coincides with the University of Iowa's participation in the National First-Generation College Celebration, also features the present...

Nov 11, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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International Programs is excited to announce this academic year’s schedule for Engaging Across Cultures, a non-academic, professional development certificate program that creates an opportunity for University of Iowa graduate and professional students to learn more about fostering an intercultural campus while honing skills that will carry into the future workplace. Engaging Across Cultures includes subjects of interest to both domestic as well as international students.  Participants earn...

Nov 12, 2021

Nov 12, 2021

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What is the National First-Generation College Celebration? In November 2017, the Council for Opportunity in Education (COE) partnered with the Center for First-Generation Student Success, which is an initiative of NASPA and the Suder Foundation, to launch the inaugural First-Generation College Celebration. The now annual event, which is held each year on November 8 to commemorate the anniversary of the Higher Education Act of 1965, encourages colleges and universities across the country to ...

Nov 12, 2021

11:00 AM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend our weekly Virtual Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, ...

Nov 12, 2021

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Chronic Health Support Group with Marie Adams (University Counseling Service) Fridays | 11:00 AM-12:00 PM School, work, and simply managing everyday demands can feel overwhelming. It can be even more challenging when you have a chronic health condition. Join us in a space where you can meet other students who may validate, encourage, and understand your experiences. Join: https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/99214909356 Meeting ID: 992 1490 9356 Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend...

Nov 12, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Wear Your First-Gen T-shirt TODAY! First-Generation Celebration Week Group Photo Time: Approximately 12:15/2:30 pm (exact arrival time tbd) Location: West Portico Steps, Old Capitol Museum Are you looking for another opportunity to wear your bright yellow or blue first-gen t-shirt? You're in luck! Everyone is invited to wear their t-shirts on Friday, November 12th and stop by the Old Capitol Museum to participate in a group photo. Still need a t-shirt? Limited sizes are available. Email ...

Nov 12, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Join International Writing Program (IWP) writers-in-residence and members of the public in person or online (livestreamed at bit.ly/fallresicpl) for a panel discussion of “Rituals and Traditions 2.0?” Fall is the season of many near-folk rituals in the U.S. (Halloween, Día de los Muertos, Thanksgiving, etc.). Tell us about a traditional tale/event/character/figure in your world—whether continuously popular or perhaps also challenged and thus updated for more current tastes or values.  Pane...

Nov 12, 2021

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

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Wear Your First-Gen T-shirt TODAY! First-Generation Celebration Week Group Photo Time: Approximately 12:15/12:30 pm (exact arrival time tbd) Location: West Portico Steps, Old Capitol Museum Are you looking for another opportunity to wear your bright yellow or blue first-gen t-shirt? You're in luck! Everyone is invited to wear their t-shirts on Friday, November 12th and stop by the Old Capitol Museum to participate in a group photo. Still need a t-shirt? Limited sizes are available. Email...

Nov 12, 2021

12:30 PM - 1:20 PM

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Solidarity - Support Group for Students of Color, with Tianyi Xie and Scott Liu The Solidarity support group is a safe space for students of color to talk about concerns, share experiences, and stay connected with one another and the UI communities. Potential topics including racism and discrimination, social distancing and loneliness, navigating the education system, and other adjustment difficulties. Max 12 participants, first come first serve. Fridays | 12:30 - 1:20 PM

Nov 12, 2021

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

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ADHD Support Groupwith Kyle Votroubek Fridays | 1:30-2:45 PM The ADHD Support Group is for students with ADHD to connect and talk about resources, tips/tricks/advice about managing ADHD, and share experiences of navigating college and relationships with ADHD. All ages, races, genders, and majors are welcome as a variety of identities help students connect across diverse experiences and perspectives. Students are welcome to participate as often as they would like—weekly or only during weeks...

Nov 12, 2021

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

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ADHD Support Group with Kyle Votroubek (University Counseling Service) Fridays | 1:30-2:45 PM The ADHD Support Group is for students with ADHD to connect and talk about resources, tips/tricks/advice about managing ADHD, and share experiences of navigating college and relationships with ADHD. All ages, races, genders, and majors are welcome as a variety of identities help students connect across diverse experiences and perspectives. Students are welcome to participate as often as they would...

Nov 12, 2021

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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We invite faculty, staff, and students to visit us in our new location and learn about our services!   Services available: Academic accommodations Exam services Media services Deaf/hard of hearing services Learn more about everything our department has to offer at: sds.studentlife.uiowa.edu.

Nov 12, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

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Autism Spectrum Support Group with Kyle Votroubek Fridays | 3:00-4:15 PM The Autism Spectrum Support Group is for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to connect and talk about resources, tips/tricks/advice about managing ASD, and share experiences of navigating college and relationships with ASD. All ages, races, genders, and majors are welcome as a variety of identities help students connect across diverse experiences and perspectives. Students are welcome to participate as often...

Nov 12, 2021

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Voices from around the world fill historic Shambaugh House, UI International Writing Program (IWP) HQ. Join us online for readings by current IWP Fall 2021 Writers-in-Residence. This series may also include Friday, Nov. 19 (TBD), each with readings by different 2021 IWP Fall Residents. Join us on Zoom: https://bit.ly/fallresui Event is free & all are invited!

Nov 15, 2021

Nov 15, 2021

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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To register for courses, sign in to UI Employee Self Service, and click the "My Career" tab. Select "Learning and Development", and click on "My Training", and then "Enroll in Courses" on the top left. In "Find a Course" section type "BGC" in the "Course Title" and click "Search Courses".  All the series' classes begin with the code "BGC" and click "View Details" to enroll in a course.  Immigration laws regulate many aspects of international students' lives, including entry to the United St...

Nov 15, 2021

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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International Programs is pleased to announce that this academic year’s Building Our Global Community (BGC) courses are now available through Employee Self Service. BGC creates an opportunity for University of Iowa faculty and staff to learn about the experiences of international students and scholars, and methods they can use to foster skills for working with and awareness of our increasingly intercultural campus community. To earn a BGC certificate, participants must register for and atte...

Nov 15, 2021

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom. This is an advanced session. Participants are expected to have a fou...

Nov 15, 2021

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

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The Stanley Undergraduate and Graduate Awards for International Research are given annually to outstanding University of Iowa students for the pursuit of learning activities in international studies and international research/fieldwork. Join International Programs and Karen Wachsmuth, associate director of international fellowships, for a series of virtual information sessions to discuss strategies and timelines for putting together a successful application. Undergraduates interested in int...

Nov 15, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Stanley Reads continues this fall with Luis Alberto Urrea’s National Best Seller The House of Broken Angels (2018). The novel follows the De La Cruz family across two days and through life and death: the matriarch’s funeral and the patriarch’s birthday celebration. Urrea weaves a tale of family mythology, promises, and betrayals that took the De La Cruzes from La Paz, Mexico to San Diego, California. Derek Nnuro, associate curator of special projects, and Amanda Lensing, Senior Living Commu...

Nov 16, 2021

Nov 16, 2021

12:30 PM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend our weekly Virtual Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, ...

Nov 16, 2021

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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Meeting Times Due to Covid-19, all of our meetings will be virtual until further notice. You will find we are still a great community. We have both official meeting times and more casual lunch and connects, please join us! All UI members are welcome to attend meetings, however, if students will be observing as a part of a class, please email the council in advance at: ui-latinxcouncil@uiowa.edu.  Fall 2021 Council Meetings If you are interested in joining a meeting or lunch, you must sign...

Nov 17, 2021

Nov 17, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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International Programs is excited to announce this academic year’s schedule for Engaging Across Cultures, a non-academic, professional development certificate program that creates an opportunity for University of Iowa graduate and professional students to learn more about fostering an intercultural campus while honing skills that will carry into the future workplace. Engaging Across Cultures includes subjects of interest to both domestic as well as international students.  Participants earn...

Nov 17, 2021

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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This semester, classes and activities are transitioning back to in-person, and some serious conversations with the international student community need to happen – how did the pandemic usher them to adapt on a drastic measure, to reevaluate their identities in the United States, to persevere isolation and consequential independency? How much of these stories are a part of a more extensive, collective international student experience, and how can we as a community learn from their stories and...

Nov 18, 2021

Nov 18, 2021

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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The LGBTQ Safe Zone Project is a campus-wide program that offers a visible message of inclusion, affirmation, and support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people in the university community. Trans Awareness delves deeper into topics related to gender identity and expression. Participants will gain a better understanding of trans identity, campus resources, challenges individuals from these communities face on campus, and strategies for becoming an increasingly suppo...

Nov 19, 2021

Nov 19, 2021

11:00 AM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend our weekly Virtual Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, ...

Nov 19, 2021

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Chronic Health Support Group with Marie Adams (University Counseling Service) Fridays | 11:00 AM-12:00 PM School, work, and simply managing everyday demands can feel overwhelming. It can be even more challenging when you have a chronic health condition. Join us in a space where you can meet other students who may validate, encourage, and understand your experiences. Join: https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/99214909356 Meeting ID: 992 1490 9356 Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend...

Nov 19, 2021

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

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The Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, the Diversity Councils, the Graduate College, and the UI Libraries are pleased to host another engaging Hawks of Color discussion on November 19, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. over Zoom.  Be sure to register in advance below to save your spot. Hawks of Color is a place of welcome and community building while celebrating excellence! Formerly Faculty and Staff of Color, Hawks of Color is a re-envisioned community space to support and promote co...

Nov 19, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Join International Writing Program (IWP) writers-in-residence and members of the public in person or online (livestreamed at bit.ly/fallresicpl) for the closing chapter of our weekly community conversation panel series: an opportunity to hear the 2021 IWP Fall Residents' brief but often poignant observations, in an 'open mic' format, on their experiences in the United States.

Nov 19, 2021

12:30 PM - 1:20 PM

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Solidarity - Support Group for Students of Color, with Tianyi Xie and Scott Liu The Solidarity support group is a safe space for students of color to talk about concerns, share experiences, and stay connected with one another and the UI communities. Potential topics including racism and discrimination, social distancing and loneliness, navigating the education system, and other adjustment difficulties. Max 12 participants, first come first serve. Fridays | 12:30 - 1:20 PM

Nov 19, 2021

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

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ADHD Support Groupwith Kyle Votroubek Fridays | 1:30-2:45 PM The ADHD Support Group is for students with ADHD to connect and talk about resources, tips/tricks/advice about managing ADHD, and share experiences of navigating college and relationships with ADHD. All ages, races, genders, and majors are welcome as a variety of identities help students connect across diverse experiences and perspectives. Students are welcome to participate as often as they would like—weekly or only during weeks...

Nov 19, 2021

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

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ADHD Support Group with Kyle Votroubek (University Counseling Service) Fridays | 1:30-2:45 PM The ADHD Support Group is for students with ADHD to connect and talk about resources, tips/tricks/advice about managing ADHD, and share experiences of navigating college and relationships with ADHD. All ages, races, genders, and majors are welcome as a variety of identities help students connect across diverse experiences and perspectives. Students are welcome to participate as often as they would...

Nov 19, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

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Autism Spectrum Support Group with Kyle Votroubek Fridays | 3:00-4:15 PM The Autism Spectrum Support Group is for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to connect and talk about resources, tips/tricks/advice about managing ASD, and share experiences of navigating college and relationships with ASD. All ages, races, genders, and majors are welcome as a variety of identities help students connect across diverse experiences and perspectives. Students are welcome to participate as often...

Nov 26, 2021

Nov 26, 2021

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

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ADHD Support Group with Kyle Votroubek (University Counseling Service) Fridays | 1:30-2:45 PM The ADHD Support Group is for students with ADHD to connect and talk about resources, tips/tricks/advice about managing ADHD, and share experiences of navigating college and relationships with ADHD. All ages, races, genders, and majors are welcome as a variety of identities help students connect across diverse experiences and perspectives. Students are welcome to participate as often as they would...

Nov 28, 2021

Nov 28, 2021

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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The topic of the Iowa Organic Conference this year will be "Save the Planet through Organics: Managing Climate Change with Organic Practices." Join local agribusiness professionals, organizations, and food producers in various sessions focused on organic crops, livestock workshops, environmental impacts and more! Session leaders include: Dr. Jessica Shade, Chief Scientist, The Organic Center Dr. Chris Jones, University of Iowa Dennis Todey, USDA-Midwest Climate Hub Suzan Erem, SILT PFI...

Nov 30, 2021

Nov 30, 2021

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty and staff to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom. The Native American Council (NAC) will present on the importance of land acknowledgments. Land A...

Nov 30, 2021

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty and staff to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom. The Native American Council (NAC) will present on the importance of land acknowledgments. Land A...

Nov 30, 2021

12:30 PM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend our weekly Virtual Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, ...

Dec 1, 2021

Dec 1, 2021

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, postdocs, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom.We’ve never had so many generations in existence today,...

Dec 1, 2021

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

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International Programs is pleased to announce that this academic year’s Building Our Global Community (BGC) courses are now available through Employee Self Service. BGC creates an opportunity for University of Iowa faculty and staff to learn about the experiences of international students and scholars, and methods they can use to foster skills for working with and awareness of our increasingly intercultural campus community. To earn a BGC certificate, participants must register for and atte...

Dec 2, 2021

Dec 2, 2021

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, postdocs, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom.This introductory workshop will allow participants to unders...

Dec 2, 2021

3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

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International Programs is excited to announce this academic year’s schedule for Engaging Across Cultures, a non-academic, professional development certificate program that creates an opportunity for University of Iowa graduate and professional students to learn more about fostering an intercultural campus while honing skills that will carry into the future workplace. Engaging Across Cultures includes subjects of interest to both domestic as well as international students.  Participants earn...

Dec 2, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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This summer, a new Story Map of Black-owned businesses in Johnson County was created. It connects users to a rich and ever-growing directory of businesses and entrepreneurs in the eastern Iowa corridor and challenges us to understand the connection between economic opportunities and social justice. Our speakers will help us understand historic barriers faced by BIPOC people interested in starting a business, and why tearing down these barriers matters to all of us. Speakers: Daria Fisher P...

Dec 3, 2021

Dec 3, 2021

11:00 AM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend our weekly Virtual Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, ...

Dec 3, 2021

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Chronic Health Support Group with Marie Adams (University Counseling Service) Fridays | 11:00 AM-12:00 PM School, work, and simply managing everyday demands can feel overwhelming. It can be even more challenging when you have a chronic health condition. Join us in a space where you can meet other students who may validate, encourage, and understand your experiences. Join: https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/99214909356 Meeting ID: 992 1490 9356 Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend...

Dec 3, 2021

12:30 PM - 1:20 PM

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Solidarity - Support Group for Students of Color, with Tianyi Xie and Scott Liu The Solidarity support group is a safe space for students of color to talk about concerns, share experiences, and stay connected with one another and the UI communities. Potential topics including racism and discrimination, social distancing and loneliness, navigating the education system, and other adjustment difficulties. Max 12 participants, first come first serve. Fridays | 12:30 - 1:20 PM

Dec 3, 2021

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

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ADHD Support Groupwith Kyle Votroubek Fridays | 1:30-2:45 PM The ADHD Support Group is for students with ADHD to connect and talk about resources, tips/tricks/advice about managing ADHD, and share experiences of navigating college and relationships with ADHD. All ages, races, genders, and majors are welcome as a variety of identities help students connect across diverse experiences and perspectives. Students are welcome to participate as often as they would like—weekly or only during weeks...

Dec 3, 2021

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

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ADHD Support Group with Kyle Votroubek (University Counseling Service) Fridays | 1:30-2:45 PM The ADHD Support Group is for students with ADHD to connect and talk about resources, tips/tricks/advice about managing ADHD, and share experiences of navigating college and relationships with ADHD. All ages, races, genders, and majors are welcome as a variety of identities help students connect across diverse experiences and perspectives. Students are welcome to participate as often as they would...

Dec 3, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

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Autism Spectrum Support Group with Kyle Votroubek Fridays | 3:00-4:15 PM The Autism Spectrum Support Group is for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to connect and talk about resources, tips/tricks/advice about managing ASD, and share experiences of navigating college and relationships with ASD. All ages, races, genders, and majors are welcome as a variety of identities help students connect across diverse experiences and perspectives. Students are welcome to participate as often...

Dec 6, 2021

Dec 6, 2021

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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This workshop is part of the Advocating for Safer Communities (ASC) certification program for people wanting to learn more and/or serve as allies and ambassadors for RVAP. The Culture Behind Sexual Assault interrogates the way that our society is set up to both subtly and overtly support sexual violence and offers participants a framework to challenge rape culture in their own lives. The session discusses the repercussions of not challenging rape culture, gives participants tools for critica...

Dec 7, 2021

Dec 7, 2021

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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Co-facilitated by Dr. LaNeisha Waller-Boulet, UCS and Shalisa Gladney, Afro-American Cultural Center.   The Black Student Support Group will serve as a space for Black identifying students of all gender identities to respectfully listen to each other, share thoughts, feelings, provide validation, and offer encouragement to fellow Black students at the University of Iowa. The group is open for Black students to discuss the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 within the Black community and s...

Dec 7, 2021

12:30 PM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend our weekly Virtual Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, ...

Dec 9, 2021

Dec 9, 2021

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

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Meeting Times Due to Covid-19, all of our meetings will be virtual until further notice. You will find we are still a great community. We have both official meeting times and more casual lunch and connects, please join us! All UI members are welcome to attend meetings, however, if students will be observing as a part of a class, please email the council in advance at: ui-latinxcouncil@uiowa.edu.  Fall 2021 Council Meetings If you are interested in joining a meeting or lunch, you must sign...

Dec 9, 2021

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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The Stanley Undergraduate and Graduate Awards for International Research are given annually to outstanding University of Iowa students for the pursuit of learning activities in international studies and international research/fieldwork. Join International Programs and Karen Wachsmuth, associate director of international fellowships, for a series of virtual information sessions to discuss strategies and timelines for putting together a successful application. Undergraduates interested in int...

Dec 10, 2021

Dec 10, 2021

11:00 AM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend our weekly Virtual Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, ...

Dec 10, 2021

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Chronic Health Support Group with Marie Adams (University Counseling Service) Fridays | 11:00 AM-12:00 PM School, work, and simply managing everyday demands can feel overwhelming. It can be even more challenging when you have a chronic health condition. Join us in a space where you can meet other students who may validate, encourage, and understand your experiences. Join: https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/99214909356 Meeting ID: 992 1490 9356 Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend...

Dec 10, 2021

12:30 PM - 1:20 PM

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Solidarity - Support Group for Students of Color, with Tianyi Xie and Scott Liu The Solidarity support group is a safe space for students of color to talk about concerns, share experiences, and stay connected with one another and the UI communities. Potential topics including racism and discrimination, social distancing and loneliness, navigating the education system, and other adjustment difficulties. Max 12 participants, first come first serve. Fridays | 12:30 - 1:20 PM

Dec 10, 2021

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

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ADHD Support Groupwith Kyle Votroubek Fridays | 1:30-2:45 PM The ADHD Support Group is for students with ADHD to connect and talk about resources, tips/tricks/advice about managing ADHD, and share experiences of navigating college and relationships with ADHD. All ages, races, genders, and majors are welcome as a variety of identities help students connect across diverse experiences and perspectives. Students are welcome to participate as often as they would like—weekly or only during weeks...

Dec 10, 2021

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

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ADHD Support Group with Kyle Votroubek (University Counseling Service) Fridays | 1:30-2:45 PM The ADHD Support Group is for students with ADHD to connect and talk about resources, tips/tricks/advice about managing ADHD, and share experiences of navigating college and relationships with ADHD. All ages, races, genders, and majors are welcome as a variety of identities help students connect across diverse experiences and perspectives. Students are welcome to participate as often as they would...

Dec 10, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

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Autism Spectrum Support Group with Kyle Votroubek Fridays | 3:00-4:15 PM The Autism Spectrum Support Group is for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to connect and talk about resources, tips/tricks/advice about managing ASD, and share experiences of navigating college and relationships with ASD. All ages, races, genders, and majors are welcome as a variety of identities help students connect across diverse experiences and perspectives. Students are welcome to participate as often...

Dec 10, 2021

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Hawks of Color is a place of welcome and community building while celebrating excellence! Formerly Faculty and Staff of Color, Hawks of Color is a re-envisioned community space to support and promote conversations among historically underrepresented, global majority, and/or marginalized faculty, staff, postdocs, and students at the University of Iowa. In addition to uplifting our voices and brilliance, attendees will have an opportunity to gather with others. Mark your calendars today to h...

Dec 14, 2021

Dec 14, 2021

12:30 PM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend our weekly Virtual Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, ...

Dec 17, 2021

Dec 17, 2021

11:00 AM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend our weekly Virtual Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, ...

Jan 14, 2022

Jan 14, 2022

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

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The National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) workshops and principles are being used on hundreds of campuses, K-12 schools, corporations, law enforcement programs, communities, domestic and international political organizations, and peace negotiations. At the University of Iowa, our team offers courses, free of charge, to the campus and community. The Leadership for Equity and Inclusion session is a full-day workshop that invites participants to reflect on how identity has shaped their ...

Jan 25, 2022

Jan 25, 2022

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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The LGBTQ Safe Zone Project is a campus-wide program that offers a visible message of inclusion, affirmation, and support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people in the university community. Phase I introduces basic LGBTQ terms and concepts, helps participants develop an appreciation for the experiences of the LGBTQ people, and brings an overall awareness of LGBTQ issues. Participants will be encouraged to think about how they can create a more inclusive environment...

Jan 26, 2022

Jan 26, 2022

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, postdocs, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom.This introductory workshop will allow participants to unders...

Jan 27, 2022

Jan 27, 2022

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom. Participants will learn about different types of conversations and c...

Jan 31, 2022

Jan 31, 2022

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty and staff to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom. The Native American Council (NAC) will present on the importance of land acknowledgments. Land A...

Feb 1, 2022

Feb 1, 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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This workshop is part of the Advocating for Safer Communities (ASC) certification program for people wanting to learn more and/or serve as allies and ambassadors for RVAP. The Culture Behind Sexual Assault interrogates the way that our society is set up to both subtly and overtly support sexual violence and offers participants a framework to challenge rape culture in their own lives. The session discusses the repercussions of not challenging rape culture, gives participants tools for critica...

Feb 2, 2022

Feb 2, 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty and staff to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom.Even if you're not an IT professional, technology is an integral part of getting work done: we all...

Feb 3, 2022

Feb 3, 2022

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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The LGBTQ Safe Zone Project is a campus-wide program that offers a visible message of inclusion, affirmation, and support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people in the university community. Phase II is a case study-based, application-focused session. Participants will gain the tools they need to not only provide resources, but to become an active participant in making our campus a more supportive, inclusive, and affirming place for LBGTQ people. After completing Ph...

Feb 9, 2022

Feb 9, 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty and staff to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom. The session is a collaboration between the Office of the Provost, Chief Diversity Office, and Un...

Feb 14, 2022

Feb 14, 2022

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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This course will discuss and engage with media representation of individuals and groups with a particular focus on identities (e.g., race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientations, religion), stereotypes, and biases in media messages. We will present some basic theories/concepts to help us understand media representation and effects to provide a foundation that allows us to explore these issues with nuance. The course will take media representations seriously without suggesting that these imag...

Feb 15, 2022

Feb 15, 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, postdocs, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom. In this session, participants will discuss and de...

Feb 16, 2022

Feb 16, 2022

6:30 PM - 10:30 PM

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University of Iowa's Indian Student Alliance proudly presents its South Asian A'Cappella competition, Gathe Raho. This is an elite competition challenging teams from across the nation to produce creative, unique medleys, blending Hindi songs from a wide array of exhilarating Bollywood music with English songs from classic to trending American pop. Gathe Raho is a phenomenal performance of the top selected seven South Asian A'Cappella teams that will be competing for a total of $1750 in prize...

Feb 17, 2022

Feb 17, 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty and staff to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom.To thrive and succeed in today’s diverse world, one needs to have a highly developed cultural inte...

Feb 18, 2022

Feb 18, 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, postdocs, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom.This introductory workshop will allow participants to unders...

Feb 21, 2022

Feb 21, 2022

12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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The National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) workshops and principles are being used on hundreds of campuses, K-12 schools, corporations, law enforcement programs, communities, domestic and international political organizations, and peace negotiations. At the University of Iowa, our team offers courses, free of charge, to the campus and community. The Conflict and Controversial Issues session is a four-hour process gives leaders skills to deal constructively with tough conflicts, enabli...

Feb 23, 2022

Feb 23, 2022

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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The LGBTQ Safe Zone Project is a campus-wide program that offers a visible message of inclusion, affirmation, and support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people in the university community. Trans Awareness delves deeper into topics related to gender identity and expression. Participants will gain a better understanding of trans identity, campus resources, challenges individuals from these communities face on campus, and strategies for becoming an increasingly suppo...

Feb 25, 2022

Feb 25, 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom. This workshop will explore implicit bias, including an introduction ...

Mar 1, 2022

Mar 1, 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty and staff to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom. In this session, participants will explore the history of work and career advancement through a ...

Mar 2, 2022

Mar 2, 2022

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom. Participants will learn about different types of conversations and c...

Mar 7, 2022

Mar 7, 2022

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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The LGBTQ Safe Zone Project is a campus-wide program that offers a visible message of inclusion, affirmation, and support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people in the university community. Phase I introduces basic LGBTQ terms and concepts, helps participants develop an appreciation for the experiences of the LGBTQ people, and brings an overall awareness of LGBTQ issues. Participants will be encouraged to think about how they can create a more inclusive environment...

Mar 8, 2022

Mar 8, 2022

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom.Almost 25% of undergraduate students at the University of Iowa identif...

Mar 9, 2022

Mar 9, 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, postdocs, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom.This introductory workshop will allow participants to unders...

Mar 10, 2022

Mar 10, 2022

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty and staff to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom. Positive change can be accomplished when skilled, engaged bystanders have the ability to safely ...

Mar 22, 2022

Mar 22, 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, postdocs, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom.This introductory workshop will allow participants to unders...

Mar 23, 2022

Mar 23, 2022

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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The LGBTQ Safe Zone Project is a campus-wide program that offers a visible message of inclusion, affirmation, and support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people in the university community. Phase II is a case study-based, application-focused session. Participants will gain the tools they need to not only provide resources, but to become an active participant in making our campus a more supportive, inclusive, and affirming place for LBGTQ people. After completing Ph...

Mar 24, 2022

Mar 24, 2022

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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The National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) workshops and principles are being used on hundreds of campuses, K-12 schools, corporations, law enforcement programs, communities, domestic and international political organizations, and peace negotiations. At the University of Iowa, our team offers courses, free of charge, to the campus and community. Framed through key NCBI principles, the Building Effective Relationships Across Difference session is a four-hour workshop that encourages pa...

Mar 30, 2022

Mar 30, 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty and staff to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom.The Veteran and Military-Connected (VMC) community at the University of Iowa encompasses a broad v...

Mar 31, 2022

Mar 31, 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom. In this session, participants will discuss and define race and the l...

Mar 31, 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom. In this session, participants will discuss and define race and the l...

Apr 5, 2022

Apr 5, 2022

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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The LGBTQ Safe Zone Project is a campus-wide program that offers a visible message of inclusion, affirmation, and support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people in the university community. Trans Awareness delves deeper into topics related to gender identity and expression. Participants will gain a better understanding of trans identity, campus resources, challenges individuals from these communities face on campus, and strategies for becoming an increasingly suppo...

Apr 6, 2022

Apr 6, 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, postdocs, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom.   We’ve never had so many generations in existence t...

Apr 12, 2022

Apr 12, 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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The session focuses on increasing awareness around where we succeed and where we need to improve supporting individuals with disability. Participants will learn about the history of the Disability Rights Movement, and relevant law and policy. Additionally, we’ll discuss what our responsibilities are for accommodation, why it matters, and strategies we can immediately implement in our departments, organizations, and communities. The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity initia...

Apr 13, 2022

Apr 13, 2022

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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To register for courses, sign in to UI Employee Self Service, and click the "My Career" tab. Select "Learning and Development", and click on "My Training", and then "Enroll in Courses" on the top left. In "Find a Course" section type "BGC" in the "Course Title" and click "Search Courses".  All the series' classes begin with the code "BGC" and click "View Details" to enroll in a course.  Immigration laws regulate many aspects of international students' lives, including entry to the United St...

Apr 14, 2022

Apr 14, 2022

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom. This is an advanced session. Participants are expected to have a fou...

Apr 15, 2022

Apr 15, 2022

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Racial demographics are changing in homes, classrooms, and workplaces. The number of individuals with multiracial or multiethnic experiences is increasing, yet those experiences are not always part of the larger conversation. In this session, participants will address barriers when and strategies for supporting individuals with multiracial/multiethnic identities. Participants will be exposed to Multiracial and Multiethnic identity models and have an opportunity to hear personal narratives. ...

Apr 18, 2022

Apr 18, 2022

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty, staff, postdocs, and graduate students to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom.This introductory workshop will allow participants to unders...

Apr 21, 2022

Apr 21, 2022

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Join us for the 2022 Obermann Humanities Symposium, Behind the S(cr)een: African Americans in the Entertainment Industries. The three-day event will take place April 21–23, 2022. This event was originally scheduled for Spring 2021 but has been postponed in the interest of public health. One of the spaces where critical work around black images happens involves what can be seen—the actual images that dance across our screen from Black-ish and The Chi to Harriet and Dear White People. But wh...

Apr 21, 2022

All Day

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2021–22 Obermann Humanities Symposium  Behind The S[cr]een: African Americans in the Entertainment Industries April 21-23, 2022  One of the spaces where critical work around black images happens involves what can be seen—the actual images that dance across our screen from Black-ish and The Chi to Harriet and Dear White People. But what happens if we recast our gaze and look behind the screen to situate black cultural production? As a conflicted and contradictory space, the media industrie...