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Outreach & Engagement News

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University of Iowa social work professor honored for community advocacy

April 10, 2018
Sandra McGee, a Des Moines native and clinical assistant professor in the UI School of Social Work, responded to a series of fatal police shootings of black men by convening community forums that enhanced relationships between law enforcement and the African American community in Des Moines.

Cinematic Arts Students Sharing Talents with Middle School Students

April 10, 2018
On April 19, Bettendorf Middle School students are coming to campus to work with University of Iowa cinema students and Skype with A Quiet Place writers. Scott Beck and Bryan Woods (pictured left ), graduates of the University of Iowa as well as Bettendorf High School. The middle school students...

Webster City Partnership

March 7, 2018
The Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Communities (IISC) at the University of Iowa is proud to announce Webster City as its community partner for the 2018-19 academic year. Webster City’s resilience and grass-roots recovery initiatives inspired the IISC advisory board to choose their community for...