Outreach & Engagement Programs

At the University of Iowa, we define outreach and engagement as collaboration between faculty, staff and students and diverse external groups in mutually beneficial partnerships that are grounded in scholarship and consistent with our role and missions of teaching, research and service. The following programs are a collection of the university's outreach and engagement initiatives. We are working with the university community to collect and verify additional outreach and engagement programs. Please contact us if you have any questions.
Café Scientifique of Iowa City, IA is a meeting where you can enjoy discussing and exploring the latest ideas in science, mathematics, medicine and technology while enjoying an espresso, a glass of wine or a homemade treat.
Campus Conversation Partners is a program sponsored by ESL Programs that pairs non-native-English-speaking students, scholars, and staff with native or near-native English-speaking members of the University faculty and staff for one-on-one, informal conversation in English. The program promotes and... Read More
Designated as a collaborative effort between four Iowa institutions: The University of Iowa, Iowa State University, the Iowa Department of Public Health and the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, I-CASH works to improve the health and safety of the agricultural population by... Read More
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The CBB's goal is to reshape the agricultural, chemical, nutritional, and pharmaceutical industries by combining the intellectual talents of top scientific faculty with the practical delivery of new technologies. Confidential collaborations with clients enable our laboratory to produce products and... Read More
CGRER members conduct research on a variety of environmental problems impacting Iowa’s air, water, soil and climate. Our education and outreach efforts are focused on helping Iowans better understand the key environmental challenges we face. Through educational outreach, we hope to provide... Read More
The University of Iowa Center for Health Effects of Environmental Contamination (CHEEC) is a multidisciplinary environmental health research center dedicated to supporting and conducting research to identify, measure and prevent adverse health outcomes related to exposure to environmental toxins.... Read More
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Affiliated with the University of Iowa’s College of Law, the University of Iowa Center for Human Rights (UICHR) has as its mission the promotion and protection of human rights at home and abroad through distinguished multidisciplinary leadership in human rights research, education, and public... Read More
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CIREH focuses on building capacity through the training of health workers, both domestic and international, to combat global health issues. The center is complimented by three separate training programs: environmental and occupational health, injury prevention and minority health.
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The Center for Public Health Statistics (CPHS) was established in 1999 in the College of Public Health at the University of Iowa. CPHS is administratively designated as a collegiate center and it serves as a clearinghouse for federal and local databases. Our mission is to collect, analyze, and... Read More
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The RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis conducts original research in the topical areas of access to health care services, Medicare policies, development of rural delivery systems (including effects of national policy), and public health.
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