Events and Seminars











Upcoming Events 

  • Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation 1863  and the March on Washington, 1963

    June 26-August 7

    African American Museum of Iowa, Cedar Rapids

    Price: Free

  • National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity Webinars

    Writing Science
    July 14, 21, 28, and August 4, 2pm

    Email for enrollment details.

    How to Prepare Your Tenure File
    Wednesday, July 29th, 1pm

    Email for enrollment details.

  • Johnson County Fair

    July 27-30, 2015

  • Iowa State Fair

    August 13-23

  • Sunset Salsa Dancing

    Saturday, August 8th, 6:00-10:00pm

    Downtown Iowa City – Ped Mall Fountain

    Also: September 12, October 3


    International Student Welcome

    Sunday, August 16th, 5:30-8pm

    UI Pentacrest


    AAMC Disability Webinar Series

    Putting It In Writing: The Value of Creating Clear and Effective Policies for Students with Disabilities

    August 20th, 2:00-3:00pm, MERF 1185

    Participate in the live online tele-workshop via personal computer or review online file after the date. The UI has an Institutional Membership in the NCFDD, so UI faculty, staff, and students are able to participate in these sessions from their personal computers once they activate an individual account and then register for the tele-workshop. 

    To activate individual account:

    To register for NCFDD tele-workshop:


    University of Iowa Welcome Week

    August 24-31



    Sunday, August 23, 4:00-5:00pm

    UI Pentacrest


    President’s Block Party

    Sunday, August 23, 5:00-6:30pm

    President’s Residence, 102 Church Street       


    Cultural Centers & LGBT Resource Center Open Houses

    Tuesday, August 25, 5:00-8:00pm

    Afro American Cultural Center, 303 Melrose Avenue

    Asian Pacific American Cultural Center, 223 Lucon Drive

    Latino Native American Cultural Center, 308 Melrose Av

    LGBTRC, 125 Grand Avenue Court


    Community of Color Social

    Thursday, August 27th, 4-6pm

    Old Brick on 26 E Market St



    Welcome Luncheon for Students of Color

    Friday, August 28, 12:00-1:30pm

    MERF Atrium



    Iowa Soul Festival

    August 28-29, Downtown Iowa City



    LGBTQ Patient & Family Education & Support Groups

    Thursdays, 5:30pm

    2520B University Capitol Centre

    201 S Clinton Street, Iowa City


    Summer English conversation classes

    Tuesdays, 12:30-1:30pm, Melrose Conference Center

    Room 6, (Elevator L to 5th Floor)



    Save the date

    Sloan Center Mini Grant Applications DUE

    September 1st

    Mini Grant Application Webpage


    LGBTQ Community & Allies Fall Welcome

    Thursday, September 3, 4:00-6:30pm

    LGBT Resource Center, 125 Grand Avenue Court

    Open to Health Sciences & Professional Students


    7th Annual FRY Fest

    Friday, September 4th

    Iowa River Landing, Coralville


    African American Museum of Iowa History Makers Gala

    Thursday, September 11, Cedar Rapids Marriott

    1200 Collins Road NE, Cedar Rapids


    Iowa Women’s Music Festival

    Saturday, September 12th

    Johnson County Fairgrounds, Iowa City


    CCOM Dean’s Multicultural Welcome Picnic

    Sunday, September 27



    Cultural Diversity Festival

    Sunday, October 4

    Hubbard Park, Iowa City


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