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:
March 8, 2017
Achieving Broader Impacts in Research - A Symposium on March 31
What are Broader Impacts and why should scientists care? Have you ever submitted a great research proposal that promises high value to society but it has been rejected? One possible reason might be that it doesn’t provide enough information about Read More...
March 8, 2017
iUTAH Students Present At Undergraduate Research Conference
Undergraduate students from across the state, including 16 students working on iUTAH research, were selected to present posters/presentations at the 2017 Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research (UCUR) on Friday, February 17, at Utah Valley University Read More...
February 6, 2017
iUTAH Students Present Research on Capitol Hill
Undergraduate students from the University of Utah and Utah State University presented their research for Utah lawmakers in the rotunda of the state Capitol in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. Due to weather-related issues, USU did not make it Read More...
January 12, 2017
iUTAH Making a Difference Brochure
Our state faces water issues that have economic, ecological, and human consequences. To sustain Utah’s water resources, we must be prepared to address a highly complex array of environmental processes and social concerns. Since 2012, the Read More...
January 10, 2017
UTAH iFellows Now Accepting Applications For Summer 2017
iUTAH is offering the iFellows Undergraduate Research Program for the fifth straight year on May 15 - July 28, 2017. The iFellows Program provides an opportunity for undergraduate students to gain first-hand research experience in the labs of iUTAH Read More...