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Frequently Asked Questions

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During Spring 2020, you will need to Contact Us for the zoom meeting link, but once the dangers of Covid-19 have passed, yes, you may just show up to our meetings and lunches without an RSVP.

Any University of Iowa faculty or staff person who is concerned with promoting the status of Latinxs at The University of Iowa is eligible for membership regardless of race, color, creed, age, national origin, religion, ethnic background, sex, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or veteran status. 

The UI Latinx Council primarily leads or promotes events that are related to Latinx culture. Each fall we host a welcome event for current members and any interested staff, faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students that are interested in joining. We host brown bag lunches and meetings every semester for our members.

Our members are often asked to serve on committees at The University of Iowa. Recently our members have been appointed to serve on the Reimagining Campus Safety Action Committee, Charter Committee on DEI, the Presidential Search Committee. Our Executive Board also serves on the Diversity Council and they collaborate with the AVP for DEI throughout the year.

We support student organizations that further Latinx interests such as LNACC and ALMA. In the past our council used to plan and organize Latinx Graduation ceremonies. Graduation planning now falls under LNACC but we continue to offer support by serving on their graduation committee.

Latinx Campus Events

The following are events held on campus and in the community related to Latinx culture and experience, as well as important opportunities from our campus partners and allies.

Events

"Ukraine: War and Resistance" photo exhibit promotional image

"Ukraine: War and Resistance" photo exhibit

Wednesday, March 22 to Sunday, April 2, 2023 (all day)
Phillips Hall
With the beginning of Russia’s war against Ukraine, a cohort of Fulbright photographers, both Ukrainian and American, found themselves at the epicenter of momentous events, equipped with their ultimate weapon, their cameras. They managed to capture the tragic and heroic, devastating, and hopeful moments of present life in Ukraine. These photos were exhibited for the first time in fall 2022 at the Vinnytsia Museum of Art, Ukraine.  The University of Iowa is proud to host the "Ukraine: War and...
Out & About: Queer Life in Iowa City promotional image

Out & About: Queer Life in Iowa City

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 9:00am to 6:00pm
University of Iowa Main Library
Out & About: Queer Life in Iowa City is the Spring 2023 exhibition in the Main Library Gallery.

WORLD CAFÉ – Substance Use and Addiction among Youth: An evolving epidemic

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 9:00am to 11:00am
Virtual
The University of Johannesburg in partnership with the University of Iowa invites you to a conversation titled: WORLD CAFÉ – Substance Use and Addiction among Youth: An evolving epidemic