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 Pappajohn Iowa Entrepreneurial Venture Competition is intended to encourage and promote entrepreneurial activity and create greater awareness of the resources available to entrepreneurs in Iowa. New, innovative ventures are encouraged to participate. Businesses can include, but are not limited... Read More
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The John Pappajohn Student Entrepreneurial Venture Competition is intended for college and university students in Iowa who have an interest in starting their own venture. Plans will be judged based on content, concept, and viability of the business idea. A qualifying competition will be held at the... Read More
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The Partnership in the Arts Program was established in 1992 to support the creation of major new works of theatrical art. The program is part of a long tradition of Iowa faculty and students collaborating with professional artists to develop new work. The program has four goals: to foster the... Read More
Speech-Language pathology and students from the Wendell Johnson Speech & Hearing Center provide a weekly group with a focus on enhancing memory, cognitive, and communication skills for elderly and disabled adults who attend Pathways.
Some goals of the Pen Pal Program include: promoting positive self-esteem for grade school students; increasing grade school students' motivation for academic success and interest in college; developing and practicing writing skills of grade school students; and providing all program participants... Read More
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The laboratory is engaged in several projects aimed at enhancing speech and music perception in individuals with hearing loss. This research focuses on the development of signal processing algorithms to enhance speech and music perception in individuals with high frequency hearing loss who may not... Read More
The Old Capitol Museum features permanent exhibits which are free and open to the public during museum hours. Permanent exhibits include restored historic rooms such as the House Chamber, the Treasurer's Office, the State Library, and the Senate Chamber. These spaces have been restored to look as... Read More
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Exhibit spaces allow our visitors to discover our natural world and man's role in it. Journey through 500 million years of our state's geological, cultural, and ecological history in Iowa Hall. Explore the adaptation and diversity of mammals from aardvark to zebra in Mammal Hall, and take flight as... Read More
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The College of Pharmacy, through educational efforts, works to impact the policies and attitudes toward pharmaceutical care, development, and the college itself through advocacy efforts such as the Pharmacy Hawkeye Caucus.
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UI-PRN is the College of Pharmacy’s branch of the Iowa Pharmacy Recovery Network (IPRN). IPRN is designed to help pharmacy professionals who have some form of impairment to identify their problem, enter a treatment program, and provide monitoring during the recovery process. Members of IPRN are... Read More
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