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 Citizen Lawyer Program exists to advance Iowa Law's teaching and service missions. It is a teaching platform for students to develop the knowledge, values, and skills that are central to law as a professional calling. By offering a wide variety of opportunities for pro bono work, community... Read More
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Our education and outreach coordinator makes presentations to schools, libraries, and other groups. Have an interest in Iowa history but can't make it to the museum? An educator can discuss various topics in Iowa's past with your students, using items from our Discovery Trunks to supplement the... Read More
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Want to visit the museum but don't have the time or resources? Our education and outreach coordinator can offer programs on archaeology, ecology, and geology to formal and informal groups at schools, libraries, museums, and other community organizations. This presentations can be supplemented with... Read More
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The Clear Sky Patrol provides public telescope observing from the Van Allen Observatory.
The Iowa Cleft Palate Team has developed a partnership with Northwest Iowa Ear Nose and Throat Clinic in Spencer, Iowa, an area with limited resources in this medical specialty. The UI team travels to Spencer twice each year to evaluate children from the area and the surrounding states. They assess... Read More
CLP's Pro Bono Projects are structured, law-related volunteer positions with governmental and non-profit organizations. Students apply for available positions in the first weeks of each semester through Symplicity. Students assigned to projects are supervised by attorneys within the organization... Read More
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Community seminars present the latest and bet information on health topics that matter to you and your family. They are for anyone interested in staying health, preventing illness, or living and thriving with conditions that affect them or a family member. You'll get reliable, easy-to-understand... Read More
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The Community Partnerships program empowers community based organizations to reach out and explore the delivery of new services that, without Center support, would be unavailable. At the same time, these partnerships foster programs that could not be implemented by Center investigators without the... Read More
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The Healthier Workforce Center, funded by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), is pleased to announce the availability of funds for pilot projects. The mission of the Healthier Workforce Center is to protect and preserve worker safety and health through knowledge... Read More
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A team of faculty and students from the Wendell Johnson Speech and Hearing Clinic goes to area preschools and daycare centers each April to provide no-cost hearing, speech and language screenings for children 3 – 5 years of age.  Results are shared with parents, and options for treatment or... Read More

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