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 Center for Diversity and Enrichment and the Tippie College of Business created the Black in Business series, in collaboration with the Division of Student Life's Being Black@Iowa Project, to expand the dialogue in the Black community around issues of higher education, business, and... Read More
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Speech-Language Pathology faculty and students from the Wendell Johnson Speech & Hearing Center participate in monthly meetings, providing support and offering educational programs.
The Office of the State Archaeologist Education and Outreach program has available pamphlets, brochures, texts, exhibits, and publications for those interested in Iowa's archaeological heritage. Staff members can provide community presentations on a variety of archaeological topics, as well as... Read More
Senior dental students provide checkups and treatment under supervision.
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Presented by the Anthropology Graduate Student Association
The “Building Bridges: Eastern Iowa Assistive Technology Conference” will provide an opportunity to see first hand the latest in assistive technologies (AT), practices, and services for school-age students with disabilities. This AT conference will serve as a unique opportunity for professionals,... Read More
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The Business Leadership Network (BLN) fosters ongoing, mutually beneficial relationships between the UI College of Public Health and small and medium-sized businesses and communities in Iowa. Through these relationships the College hopes to engage and collaborate with communities in development of... Read More
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The Business Model Competition (BMC) is based on the methodology of the Business Model Canvas and requires that companies tell their story beginning from the idea stage, including pivots along the way. The customer-centered focus of the Business Model Canvas enables startups to validate their... Read More
Café Scientifique of Iowa City, IA is a meeting where you can enjoy discussing and exploring the latest ideas in science, mathematics, medicine and technology while enjoying an espresso, a glass of wine or a homemade treat.
Campus Conversation Partners is a program sponsored by ESL Programs that pairs non-native-English-speaking students, scholars, and staff with native or near-native English-speaking members of the University faculty and staff for one-on-one, informal conversation in English. The program promotes and... Read More