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Taylor Bestowed with Women of Influence Award

Associate Professor Janette Taylor, PhD, RN, WHNP-BC, FAAN, was recently recognized as a 2018 Woman of Influence by the Pi Kappa Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority.

According to the sorority, the award was created “to honor women who have shown a commitment to the progression of students, staff, and/or faculty of color … all-the-while exuding professionalism, excellence, and integrity.”

Celebrating Points of Pride

UI reflects on milestones in creating a welcoming environment for LGBTQ community

By Sara Epstein Moninger | Iowa Now | 11/10/2016  

As Chanelle Thomas approaches the two-story white house nestled in the ravine southeast of the Field House, she cranes her neck, then lets out a short gasp.

“It’s gone,” she says, a smile spreading across her face. “It’s all gone.”

New Support Group Resource for UI African American Students

Starting this fall from September 7 through November 30, there is a new support group for African American students called Being Black at Iowa. Meetings will be held on Wednesdays from 12-1 p.m. at the Women's Resource & Action Center (WRAC), which is located at 230 N. Clinton Street in Iowa City. (Some of you will know this location as the old Bowman House.)