The UICHR hosts diverse collaborative events and innovative programs, teaches Human Rights courses, and engages in scholarly work reaching the UI community, the state of Iowa, and beyond.
The Center, a unit of the UI College of Law, teaches and collaborates with community organizations and UI departments, scholars, and student groups. UICHR’s publicly engaged programs and initiatives include:
Certificate in Human Rights
The Center for Human Rights offers the undergraduate Certificate in Human Rights, awarded by the College of Law.
The UICHR supports faculty working groups to encourage innovative, interdisciplinary research and scholarship on campus.
Iowa Human Rights Network
The Iowa Human Rights Network is a collective of faculty members from institutions across the state of Iowa.
Summer Student Book Club
Saturday, June 10, 2023 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Join the Summer Student Book Club, reading the One Community, One Book selection The Farm by Joanne Ramos. Sign up encouraged. Reminders will be sent through the GroupMe.
One Community, One Book
Sunday, October 8, 2023 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Join us for the 2023 One Community, One Book Author Keynote.
UI Center for Human Rights, Legal Clinics Help Offer Immigration Legal Services to Afghan Immigrants
Wednesday, October 19, 2022
New partnership will provide immigration legal assistance to Afghan nationals in Iowa
Thursday, October 6, 2022