The Human Rights Certificate Program seeks to broaden understanding of human rights issues and to identify solutions to them on an interdisciplinary basis.Learn More
The UICHR sponsors the annual Burns H. Weston International Human Rights Essay Prize. Each year, two awards are made: one to an undergraduate and another to a graduate or professional school student.Learn More
The UICHR's internship programs offer students the opportunity to explore careers and projects in various fields related to human rights. Each year, interns work in the UICHR office and in locations around the globe.Learn More
the University of Iowa Center for Human Rights (UICHR) has as its mission the promotion and protection of human rights at home and abroad through distinguished multidisciplinary leadership in human rights research, education, and public service to The University of Iowa, its surrounding communities, the State of Iowa, and beyond.
The UICHR hosts diverse collaborative and innovative events and programs, reaching the UI community, the state of Iowa, and beyond. The center collaborates with community organizations and UI departments, scholars, and student groups. UICHR’s publicly engaged programs and initiatives include:
Begun in 2001, the UICHR’s One Community, One Book reading program invites community membe...
Each year, the UICHR hosts and co-sponsors teaching workshops and seminars to help further...
Through the International Legal Clinic at the UI College of Law, students provide legal as...
at 12:30pm to 1:45pm
Adler Journalism and Mass Communication Building
In this talk, internationally acclaimed filmmaker and Ida Beam Distinguished Visiting Professor Bill Morrison, who has been described as an “archival alchemist” and the “Orpheus of nitrate,” will explore the...
at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Old Capitol Museum
“Use it or lose it” can apply to muscle tone, the ability to speak a foreign language, annual leave that will disappear at the end of a year, or sex drive.