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.
NanoDays is a nationwide festival of educational programs about nanoscale science and engineering and its potential impact on the future. Join SCI and more than 200 science centers, museums, research centers and universities across the country as we explore science and technology one-billionth of a... Read More
The University of Iowa Department of Chemistry coordinates annual outreach events such as a STEM night at the Iowa Children's Museum, and public chemistry demonstrations to celebrate National Chemistry Week.
The NCPA student chapter offers community health screenings and educational opportunities to the Iowa City and surrounding communities.
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NHD in Iowa promotes the study of history by creating a higher degree of appreciation for the value of historical thought in the students, educators, and community members who participate. Old Capitol Museum is proud to host the National History Day in Iowa District 10 competition. The competition... Read More
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Students in grades 9-11 may nominate themselves for the National Scholars Institute (NSI), a one-week residential summer academic program at The University of Iowa for Belin-Blank Center students. NSI consists of eight classes over two sessions. Students take a single advanced level course for the... Read More
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Summer is a great time to explore and play outside. Let’s head through the grass and into the woods, up the hill and down to the lake, looking for flowers and critters and friends to make!
Trek through the Museum of Natural History after dark for a fun evening of discovery! Each month, we explore a different area of science, technology, history, and culture with interactive demonstrations, fun activities, and hands-on materials. Each child will receive an official MNH Miner Helmet... Read More
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