Iowa City Undergarment Drive

Friday, January 21, 2022 (all day)
On behalf of Green Iowa AmeriCorps, they will be hosting an Undergarment Drive. They are looking for community members to donate Socks, Underwear, Undershirts, and Thermal Underwear, in all sizes (Adults, Toddler, Children, +Size Adult). All donations will benefit the Shelter House and Open Heartland. Donations are being accepted now thru January 21st, 2022. Please contact 319-339-5399 or fill out this online form to arrange for pick up.
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“Human Trafficking and Healthcare: Our Role Beyond the Clinic and Hospital Walls”

Friday, January 21, 2022 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Virtual
“Human Trafficking and Healthcare: Our Role Beyond the Clinic and Hospital Walls” Friday, January 21, 12:00pm Kimberly Chang, MD, MPH  - Director of Human Trafficking and Healthcare Policy at Asian Health Services (AHS) - Oakland, California   Dr. Chang is a Family Physician and Director of Human Trafficking and Healthcare Policy at Asian Health Services (AHS) in Oakland, California. She trained thousands of front-line multidisciplinary professionals on the human trafficking healthcare...
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MLK's Dream. Living our Values.

Friday, January 21, 2022 12:45pm to 1:45pm
Virtual
In commemoration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the College of Law, the UI Center for Human Rights, BLSA, and the Law DEI Committee welcomes Camille deJorna and Steff Reed for a special virtual lecture. Camille deJorna is deputy for legal education at the Law School Admission Council, who had previously served at the University of Iowa. She has spoken nationally and internationally on the subject of diversity and inclusion and recently was awarded the Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lifetime Achievement...
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BUILD: Putting It All Together - Strategies for Managing Difficult Conversations

Thursday, January 27, 2022 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual
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...

ASC/BUILD: The Culture Behind Sexual Assault, Replacing Rape Culture with Consent Culture

Tuesday, February 1, 2022 9:00am to 12:00pm
Virtual
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 critically...
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Presentation and discussion with "Bedlam" author Dr. Kenneth Paul Rosenberg

Wednesday, February 2, 2022 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Virtual
Kenneth Paul Rosenberg, author of "Bedlam: An Intimate Journey into America’s Mental Health Crisis" will take part in a virtual presentation and discussion about the book and accompanying documentary. This event is offered as part of the UI College of Public Health's Book Club and is open to everyone. Please register for the webinar in advance. About the book: Dr. Rosenberg chronicles of what it means to be mentally ill in America today, integrating his own moving story of how the system failed...
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BUILD: Making the Paradigm Shift

Wednesday, February 9, 2022 9:00am to 12:00pm
Virtual
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...
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EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Anne Frank (PT I)

Wednesday, February 9, 2022 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Virtual
The University of Iowa Pentacrest Museums explores current exhibition Let Me Be Myself: The Life Story of Anne Frank through the Exhibition Spotlight program series in a special two-part virtual panel event. Pentacrest Museums Director of Education & Engagement, Carolina Kaufman will moderate discussion with panelists on a variety of related topics to share the story and legacy of Anne Frank and her impact on society. These sessions will illuminate how Frank's story has inspired new approaches...
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BUILD: Understanding and Deconstructing Media Representations

Monday, February 14, 2022 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual
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 images...

Wild Bill’s Library Workshop

Thursday, February 17, 2022 12:00pm to 1:00pm
North Hall
University of Iowa students: Learn “How to Library” from a friendly UI librarian! Dan Gall, the UI Librarian for Social Work & Distance Education, takes time to help you understand the myriad resources (and people) available at the UI to help you find the information you need. From finding the right books and how to check them out, to research concepts, ethics, and citations, Dan is your personal guide to the UI Libraries system. Open to all students, regardless of major. Sessions meet in...

Iowa City MSW Information Session

Tuesday, February 22, 2022 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Virtual
Please join us via Zoom for an info session to learn more about earning your MSW degree on our main University of Iowa campus in Iowa City. Click here to join: https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/109960976 Contact our Admissions Office directly with any questions or requests:ssw-admissions@uiowa.edu (319) 335-1250
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BUILD: Miseducated: The Myth of Meritocracy, Consumerism, and the Workforce

Tuesday, March 1, 2022 9:00am to 12:00pm
University Capitol Centre
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...
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BUILD: Putting It All Together - Strategies for Managing Difficult Conversations

Wednesday, March 2, 2022 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University Capitol Centre
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...
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BUILD: Understanding & Intervening Effectively in Micro-Aggressions

Thursday, March 10, 2022 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University Capitol Centre
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 and...

Wild Bill’s Library Workshop

Thursday, March 17, 2022 12:00pm to 1:00pm
North Hall
University of Iowa students: Learn “How to Library” from a friendly UI librarian! Dan Gall, the UI Librarian for Social Work & Distance Education, takes time to help you understand the myriad resources (and people) available at the UI to help you find the information you need. From finding the right books and how to check them out, to research concepts, ethics, and citations, Dan is your personal guide to the UI Libraries system. Open to all students, regardless of major. Sessions meet in...

Iowa City MSW Information Session

Tuesday, March 22, 2022 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Virtual
Please join us via Zoom for an info session to learn more about earning your MSW degree on our main University of Iowa campus in Iowa City. Click here to join: https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/109960976 Contact our Admissions Office directly with any questions or requests:ssw-admissions@uiowa.edu (319) 335-1250
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BUILD: Responsible Action - Disability Accommodations on Campus

Tuesday, April 12, 2022 9:00am to 12:00pm
University Capitol Centre
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 initiative...

BUILD: BCG: An Introduction to Federal Regulations Affecting International Students

Wednesday, April 13, 2022 10:00am to 12:00pm
Virtual
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 States...
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BUILD: For the Long Haul - Increasing Your Stamina While Doing Justice Work

Thursday, April 14, 2022 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University Capitol Centre
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...
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BUILD: Shifting the Monoracial Campus Conversation

Friday, April 15, 2022 9:00am to 11:00am
University Capitol Centre
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. The...
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