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.
Dev/Iowa is helping grow Iowa’s technical community with targeted technology training and events. Training opportunities include weekend or evening workshops and the intensive Dev/Iowa Bootcamp. Community events include guest speakers, Meetups and hack events.  Classes and events are open to anyone... Read More
The UI-based Developmental Studies Hybridoma Bank (DSHB) has 3,000-some antibody-producing cells called hybridomas, tens of thousands of samples of the antibodies they produce, and one-of-a-kind cancer research laboratories — the largest not-for-profit bank of its kind in the world
"Did You See That?" combines video clips of scientists with colorful graphics and intriguing questions and blends them together into an exciting board game. Both the DVD contents and the game board can be accessed from online. "Did You See That?" provides players with fun and information in a game... Read More
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Discovery Trunks are traveling teaching trunks, containing objects, artifacts, books, DVDs, activities, and lesson plans, and are ideal for educators who want hands-on materials and lessons that fit core teaching goals about Iowa's cultural and natural history. Trunks help develop student's... Read More
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Discovery Trunks are traveling teaching trunks, containing objects, artifacts, books, DVDs, activities, and lesson plans, and are ideal for educators who want hands-on materials and lessons that fit core teaching goals about Iowa's cultural and natural history. Trunks help develop student's... Read More
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Discovery Trunks are traveling teaching trunks, containing objects, artifacts, books, DVDs, activities, and lesson plans, and are ideal for educators who want hands-on materials and lessons that fit core teaching goals about Iowa's cultural and natural history. Trunks help develop student's... Read More
The primary mission of Disease Control Division of the State Hygienic Laboratory is to provide testing of human specimens and food or water samples for diseases of public health significance. The Hygienic Laboratory performs unique testing that is important to prevent the spread of disease in Iowa.
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Distance Learning offers a year-round program of online courses, exchanges, and events, which are developed to promote international cultural exchange and to encourage the formation of new creative communities. Its most popular offerings include its Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), which... Read More
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One day per week pediatric dentistry residents travel to Cedar Rapids to provide care at the Dr. Rhys B. Jones Dental Health Center at St. Luke's Hospital. The center operates a six-chair dental clinic, providing comprehensive dental services to children.
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The State Hygienic Laboratory offers a variety of courses to the public online for free. These courses include "Introduction to the Public Health Laboratory System", "Lab Biosafety: Avoiding Lab Acquired Infections", "Electronic BT Workshop for Sentinel Labs", and "The Role of Sentinel Labs in... Read More
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