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.
Wee Talk Together is a family-focused intervention program for young children with language delays. Not only do children ages 36 months or younger receive therapy in the Wendell Johnson Speech and Hearing Clinic or during home visits, but parents and caregivers become part of the therapy team as... Read More
The Weekend Institute for Gifted Students (WINGS) consists of half day enrichment opportunities for elementary and junior high students (grades 2-8) that take place during the spring semester on The University of Iowa campus. Classes will be budding in science, art, math, writing, computer science... Read More
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The WiSE Ambassadors are an undergraduate student organization for women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) majors. This group participates in K-12 and community outreach activities, plans professional development opportunities for undergraduate women in STEM... Read More

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The WiSE Program has a long history of providing programming to women in STEM majors at the University of Iowa. With the addition of a WiSE co-director for recruitment and outreach, WiSE now offers opportunities for K-12 female students. New initiatives of the program include... Read More

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The Chief Diversity Office, in partnership with the Iowa Network for Women in Higher Education (IOWAWHE), recognizing the need for more women leaders at all levels in higher eduation across the state, developed this series by women for women. Through ongoing dialogue, women working in or with... Read More
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Worksafe Iowa is a multidisciplinary outreach program within the University of Iowa’s College of Public Health. We offer consultation services in industrial hygiene, product safety, ergonomics, and occupational medicine, and provide a variety of education
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The UI College of Nursing Young Nurse Clinician Programs provide undergraduate nursing students with further experience in a selected area of interest like Pediatrics, gerontology, education, community health  under the mentorship of knowledgeable faculty member(s) and expert clinicians in these... Read More
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The University of Iowa College of Nursing Young Scientist Program (YSP) provides a minimum of a year-long mentored research experiences for undergraduate nursing students. The opportunity to participate as a YSP mentor is open to all University of Iowa College of Nursing  students.  
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The University of Iowa Youth Ballet and School of Dance fosters the love, practice and teaching of movement as an integral part of health and well-being. The program also encourages and nurtures artistic expression. We are committed to providing appropriate and challenging classes for all ability... Read More
The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Frank N. Magid Center for Undergraduate Writing has been granted a Better Futures For Iowans award to fund a program of collaborative community outreach in partnership with the Iowa Youth Writing Project (IYWP), a dynamic, young nonprofit that provides... Read More

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