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 Latham Science Engagement Initiative and Fellowship Program was established through the generous donation of Robert J. and Sue B. Latham, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The program enhances research opportunities for selected undergraduate students. Latham Fellows take courses in science communication... Read More
The youth summit attracts 200 high school students from around the state. The Iowa Latino Conference is coordinated by the University of Iowa School of Social Work, the Center for Diversity and Enrichment, Tippie College of Business, the College of Education, the Office of Admissions and Human... Read More
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The Lawyers & Leaders series offers programs to complement the traditional legal curriculum with workshops, lectures, and other programs that focus on pro bono traditions, leadership development, practical lawyer and life skills, and community issues. Attendance at one program each semester is... Read More
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The Legacies for Iowa project is a large-scale arts-sharing initiative that brings the extraordinary collections of the University of Iowa Museum of Art to communities across the state. Each object in our collections is a repository of our past and our present. As a cultural and educational... Read More
Each year, the Lines and Spaces program organizes several reading tours to countries with a relatively sparse history of literary liaisons with the contemporary United States. The aim of a reading tour is two-fold: to introduce important American writers to a new and distinct literary-cultural... Read More
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Each year dental students perform dental screenings, apply fluoride varnish and provide preventive dental education.
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The Living Well Iowa Initiative partnered with Siouxland District (Woodbury County) and Carrol County Public Health for this one year pilot project. The UI Center for Disabilities and Development helped the pilot projects identify barriers to healthcare and health promotion needs of their citizens... Read More
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