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 Department of Computer Science speakers bureau comprises faculty in the department who present their work to K-12 students. The goal is to provide a single point of contact to set up faculty talks from the department. The department also provides a list of possible talk topics.
The Chief Diversity Office and Pomerantz Career Center partner on an enrichment opportunity for students and local business leaders. Culturally Intelligent Leadership is a four-part series that provides knowledge and skills for leadership in an increasingly diverse and global workplace.
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Honoring the rich tradition of activism at the University of Iowa and in the surrounding community, this series of discussions are designed to bring change leaders together in shared learning and promote intergenerational and interdisciplinary dialogue about social justice, civil rights, and civic... Read More
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The OSA Education Program develops standards-based curricula and other lessons in-house and in partnership with Project Archaeology, a national archaeology education organization. Our most recent publications are available online.
A full day of advancing dance technique and increasing the appreciation of dance offered to students at the intermediate level, ages 10-16.
Dancers in Company is the touring dance company of the Department of Dance. The group of approximately twelve undergraduate and graduate students tours Iowa and the Midwest from February to June each year offering live concerts, workshops and lecture demonstrations for audiences of all ages.
The Dare to Discover website is a gateway to the programs through which our museums, centers, and programs engage with the public both here on campus and in communities across Iowa. Find out how to bring a speaker to your school, library or community group, or borrow a traveling Discovery Trunk... Read More
Darwin Turner Action Theatre (DTAT) is the social outreach component for the Theatre Arts Department. It was originally established in 1968 as Black Action Theatre. Its mission was to expose Iowa audiences to African-American culture and promote knowledge and understanding to people of different... Read More
Student groups provide Dental health presentations to various preschool and daycare children throughout the year.
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Senior dental students do checkups and treatment under dentist supervision.
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