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New Ideas For A Changing World

The Human Rights Certificate Program seeks to broaden understanding of human rights issues and to identify solutions to them on an interdisciplinary basis.

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Weston Essay Prize Winners

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.

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Student Internships

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.

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  1. New Ideas For A Changing World
  2. Weston Essay Prize Winners
  3. Student Internships

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.

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Humanize My Hoodie

at 12:00am

Old Capitol Museum

In conjunction with the University of Iowa Theme Semester: The American Dream, Humanize My Hoodie brings insight into the lives and experiences of black people and the societal biases...

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Humanize My Hoodie: Opening Event

at 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Old Capitol Museum

Join us in welcoming co-creators of the National Art Exhibit Humanize My Hoodie, Andre Wright and Jason Sole as they give a brief talk about their project and their journey.

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UI Center for Human Rights

1120 University Capitol Centre
The University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA 52242