Thousands of hours of collaboration occurs each year between faculty, staff and students at the University of Iowa and community partners across the state. These partnerships result in projects, research, performances, events, and workshops that help build a brighter future for our university and our state. The impact of community engagement at Iowa can be experienced in the stories below.
Transforming Your Learning Experience
Undergraduate Marketing Institute at the University of Iowa partners students with local communities
Students with the Undergraduate Marketing Institute work with with community partners in Boone Forks, Webster City, Keokuk, Washington, Dubuque, and Sioux City.
Empowering Your Teaching Experience
Making a Difference in Your Communities
Robert Kirby, director of the Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates (ICRU), and his team support around 120 research fellow projects per year. Kirby considers his department to be at the intersection of community-based engagement and research.