Articles from September 2017

UISG Statement on Title IX revision of the Dear Colleague Letter

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Trigger Warning: This message addresses the topic of sexual assault.   Dear University of Iowa Students,   On Thursday, September 7, the Secretary of Education Betsy Devos announced that the Department of Education (DOE) will consider rescinding or revising the Dear Colleague Letter.

Support for those Impacted by Hurricane Harvey

Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Dear Students, Faculty, and Staff:   Last week, Hurricane Harvey, a Category 4 hurricane made landfall over Texas causing catastrophic flooding and damage in Houston, Galveston, and Corpus Christi. This week we have continued to see the damage expand to areas in Louisiana.

UISG Response to DACA Termination

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Dear University of Iowa Students, Today, it was announced that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will be terminated in six months. The termination of DACA will revoke the documentation of nearly 800,000 students, many of whom study and work in universities and colleges across the nation.

Apply to be LGBTQ+ Constituency Senator!

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
UISG is currently seeking a dedicated undergraduate student to represent the LGBTQ+ community as a UISG Constituency Senator! This position primarily focuses on advocating for the LGBTQ+ community, as well as helping to create legislation that has positive impact on the community.