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.
The Jacobson Institute teaches the entrepreneurial mindset to K-12 students through teacher education, innovative curricula, and outreach. BizInnovator competitions, youth entrepreneurship summer camps, conferences, trainings, and entrepreneurship curriculum are all offered by the Jacobson... Read More
This creative writing contest for U.S. military veterans and active duty personnel is hosted by The Iowa Review and made possible by a gift from the family of Jeff Sharlet (1942–69), a Vietnam veteran and antiwar writer and activist. The contest is open to veterans and active duty personnel writing... Read More
The Johnson County Sexual Assault Response Team (JCSART) is a coalition of sexual assault nurse examiners, rape victim advocates, law enforcement officers, emergency room staff and county attorneys, working together to provide coordinated and compassionate services to victims of sexual assault. 
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The Journal of Corporation Law is the nation’s oldest student-published legal periodical specializing in corporate law.
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The Journal of Gender, Race & Justice is not for the weak of heart or the timid in spirit. Feminist inquiry and critical race analysis are the touchstones of our endeavor. blocks are new forms of analysis that reach beyond traditional concept
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Junior Mini Medical School is for middle or high school students who want to experience "a day in the life of a medical student." This session involves simulated activities and exposure to what medical students do on a typical day. Students have the opportunity to speak with current medical... Read More
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Students in grades 6-8 may nominate themselves for the Junior Scholars Institute (JSI), a one-week residential summer academic program at The University of Iowa for Belin-Blank Center students. JSI consists of nine classes. Students take a single advanced level course for the entire week. Students... Read More
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The Junior Science and Humanities Symposia (JSHS) Program promotes and publicly recognizes students for outstanding achievement in original research and experimentation in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) at the high school level.
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