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Outreach and Broader Impacts

Many grants require a plan for outreach and/or broader impacts beyond the research environment. The OPD can assist with identifying potential opportunites. 

 

Public Engagement Portal

Engage.illinois.edu

Find activities for children, browse resources for teachers.

Contact the Office of Public Engagement with questions

 

University of Illinois Extension

http://www.extension.illinois.edu

Resources for-

·        Energy and environmental stewardship

·        Food safety and security

·        Economic development and workforce preparedness

·        Family health, financial security, and wellness

·        Youth development

Contact: George Czapar, Director of University of Illinois Extension

 

Office of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education at Illinois (MSTE)

https://mste.illinois.edu/

Promotes STEM education with a number of projects.

Contact: George Reese, MSTE Director

 

Illinois Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education Initiative (I-STEM)

http://www.istem.illinois.edu/

For evaluation resources as well as educational outreach.

Contact: Luisa-Maria Rosu, Interim Director

 

Outreach Resources Compiled by the College of Engineering

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