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Welcome to the Office of Cultural Affairs and Diversity Initiatives

Launched in 2008, the Carver College of Medicine Office of Cultural Affairs and Diversity Initiatives works closely with other administrative offices and community partners to foster an environment where all members of the UI Health Care community feel welcome. The Office supports the UI Health Care community of students, faculty, postdoctoral scholars, staff, residents and fellows in conjunction with the tripartite mission of the academic medical center. Learn more about our office

Events

Benny Sharoni Jazz Quartet

Saturday, December 15, 2018, 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Join us for a special concert as we welcome back the Benny Sharoni Jazz Quartet to the Old Capitol Museum! Tenor saxophonist Benny Sharoni is a U.S. bandleader, composer and arranger who is a mainstay on the international jazz scene. A straight ahead player who fuses together the classic bop influences of Sonny Rollins, Dexter Gordon and Steve Grossman (among many others), Sharoni flavors his music with Latin rhythms and an energetic drive that delights audiences worldwide. He demonstrates...

Hubbard Scholars

Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 6:30pm to 7:30pm

What is the Hubbard Scholars? As a group of men affiliated with the University of Iowa as students, staff, and faculty, we seek to follow the legacy of Phillip G. Hubbard, the first tenured African American professor at the University of Iowa. In case you are unfamiliar with who we are and what we do, our goal is to offer programming, events, and services that meet three important objectives: 1) To foster a more inclusive community of learning and support for Black men, 2) To provide...