Thomas L. Hill Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity

The Thomas L. Hill Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity (ISCORE) is the university’s local initiative designed to provide an ongoing platform of sharing and applying new knowledge through presentations and workshops. The conference supports the university’s mission to “create, share, and apply knowledge…and make Iowa and the world a better place.”

This comprehensive forum on issues of race and ethnicity is free and open to the Iowa State University community (students, faculty, and staff).


Wednesday, March 2 | Preconference for ISU faculty, staff, and graduate students (virtual)
10:45 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. | Welcome and Opening Session
12:00 p.m.- 12:45 p.m. | Self-Care Engagement
1:00 p.m.- 1:50 p.m. | Concurrent Sessions
2:00 p.m.- 2:50 p.m. | Concurrent Sessions
3:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. | Keynote Speaker 

Friday, March 4 | Conference for ISU community
(Note: we have reached our in-person capacity; we invite you to register for the virtual experience. See below for more info)
8:30 a.m. | Check-in and Light Refreshments | Durham Great Hall, Memorial Union
8:45 a.m.- 9:50 a.m. | Welcome | Sun Room, Memorial Union
10:00 a.m.- 10:50 a.m. | Concurrent Sessions, Memorial Union
11:00 a.m.- 11:50 a.m. | Concurrent Sessions, Memorial Union
12:00 p.m.- 1:50 p.m. | Lunch and Keynote Speaker | Sun Room, Memorial Union
2:10 p.m.- 3:00 p.m. | Concurrent Sessions, Memorial Union
3:10 p.m.- 4:45 p.m. | Closing Reception  | Sun Room, Memorial Union


  • We are thrilled to share that the ISCORE 2022 conference has reached our in-person capacity. Any additional registrations will be limited to live stream only. This will include access to select concurrent sessions, opening, lunch keynote and closing session. To view all of the live stream sessions click here.
  • If you plan to attend the ISCORE preconference (faculty/staff/graduate students only) and also the Friday conference, please register for each day separately. 
  • Once you have registered, you will receive a confirmation from WHOVA, ISCORE's online conference platform with further instructions. 

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