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.
Speech-Language Pathology faculty and students from the Wendell Johnson Speech & Hearing Center volunteer and provide educational programs at this annual camp.
River Camp is in two parts. During Part 1, we will investigate river basics: how they form, parts of river and their unique plant and animal life. We will also learn and practice camping and canoeing skills in preparation for the second part of River Camp. During Part 2 of River Camp we will form a... Read More
Dental students provide evaluations and dental care under dentist supervision.
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Each year dental students perform dental screenings, apply fluoride varnish and provide preventive dental education.
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Recent studies show that only 0.3% of high school girls choose to pursue computer science in college - even though 74% of middle school girls express interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Denise Szecsei, a UI computer science and math instructor created Robot Theater Summer... Read More
An elevator pitch is an overview of a business idea or commercial opportunity, and should be able to convince an investor to consider investing in your business idea in the amount of time it would take to reach your floor while riding in an elevator with him or her. The elevator pitch competition... Read More