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Outreach & Engagement News

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UI’s successful community engagement model transitioning to the colleges

October 24, 2019
Next fall, the University of Iowa Office of the Provost will transition outreach and engagement programming to the colleges and departments. The decision follows a review of the Office of Outreach and Engagement last spring to gather information about current programming and determine the best way...

A valuable flow of groundwater information for Iowa

August 22, 2019
The Iowa Geological Survey at the University of Iowa has mapped the state’s underground water supply and produces tailored groundwater management plans for communities and industries. The goal: Ensure safe, reliable, and sustainable drinking water for Iowans.

UI student, faculty artists leaving their mark on 10 Iowa communities

July 16, 2019
Thanks in part to a new residency program to train students in the intricacies of creating public art, boarded-up windows, concrete walls, and fertilizer bins will become canvases for large-scale art projects in 10 Iowa communities. One city also will welcome a large-scale, solar-powered sculpture...

Taking Art Across Iowa

June 19, 2019
University Of Iowa Art Students And Faculty Create Public Art For 10 Communities Across Iowa Boarded up windows, concrete block walls, and stucco facades will all become canvases for large-scale public art projects in cities and towns across Iowa this June through August. Four University of Iowa...