Education, Outreach & Diversity
iUTAH Education, Outreach and Diversity (EOD) strives to engage a diverse group of Utah citizens with iUTAH concepts and research. Through a variety of programs and activities, iUTAH EOD partners expose participants to water sustainability issues, and work to enhance Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education in the state. iUTAH EOD is committed to promoting and strengthening STEM education in order to build an inclusive and diverse water-wise and STEM-literate workforce of tomorrow.
Education and Outreach Programs:
Summer Research Institute
A program for teachers, undergraduates and high school students to spend a week performing real research investigating the interaction of urban and natural areas in the Bear River Watershed. Along with learning something new they contribute thier findings to the bigger picture of water sustainability along the Wasatch Front.
iFellows Undergraduate Program
The iUTAH Undergraduate Research Fellows (iFellows) Program provides an opportunity for undergraduate students from all Utah institutions of higher learning to gain first hand research experience working with researchers associated with the iUTAH project.
Education and Outreach News:
July 20, 2017
Undergraduate Student Research to Sustain Utah's Water Future
15 undergraduate student researchers participated in the 2017 iFellows program
The iFellows program is an 11-week research experience program for undergraduates. For the past five years, a large number of students apply in early spring from Read More...
May 3, 2017
Climate Change Book Initiates Discussion
Dan Bedford has recently released a textbook on climate change. Credit: Dan Bedford
iUTAH researcher Dan Bedford was featured in a recent news story titled “Weber State professors respond to climate misinformation spun by recent Read More...
April 24, 2017
Former iFellow Kari Norman receives prestigious NSF fellowship
Kari Norman was one of eight Utah State University scholars selected for a 2017 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. In 2013, Norman participated in iUTAH’s iFellows program, which places undergraduate students in the Read More...
April 24, 2017
Student Reports on Water for UPR Radio
Julie Kelso, Utah State University PhD candidate and iUTAH Graduate Research Assistant, can be found on the airwaves these days, talking science and specifically water issues with area experts. Kelso is one of two students who received an internship, Read More...
April 14, 2017
iUTAH Donates 235 Water Books to Area Libraries
Award winning author Nancy Bo Flood will be in Utah May 1 – 12 for the 2017 Utah Water Week’s celebration of books on water. Credit Nancy Bo Flood.
Each year in early May, Utah dedicates a week to public awareness and involvement in Read More...