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Outreach & Engagement News

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Webster City Open House

October 25, 2018
October 28, 2018 Public Invited to Open House to Discuss the Future of Downtown Webster City “What can make downtown Webster City better?” residents will be asked by the City of Webster City and University of Iowa students at an open house Monday, November 12, at Fuller Hall Recreation Center. The...

Thank you, Iowa State Fair volunteers

August 22, 2018
Thank you to University of Iowa faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends who volunteered to greet fans and fellow Iowans at the 2018 Iowa State Fair in Des Moines. Without generous volunteers, the UI would be unable to have such a welcoming presence at this important event.

A RAGBRAI to remember

July 30, 2018
As RAGBRAI riders traveled from one side of Iowa to the other, black and gold could be seen everywhere. Hawkeye pride was displayed on the gear of many a cyclist, and the University of Iowa campus took center stage as Iowa City served as an overnight stop.

RAGBRAI 2018: UI’s IISC offers Iowa communities ‘a path forward’

July 27, 2018
As thousands of RAGBRAI riders pour into Iowa City Friday, July 27, the downtown district—alleyways included—will serve as an entertainment hub for cyclists, citizens, and other visitors. But that might not have been possible without a partnership between the city and the University of Iowa’s Iowa...

An outstanding year for Iowa literature

July 23, 2018
Each year dozens of Iowa faculty, staff, students, and alumni get their work published, win prizes, draw accolades, and earn awards. Here are some highlights from the many writing and writing-related programs in the 2017–18 academic year.