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About Us

The University of Iowa Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development combines active scholarship and creative work with outreach and public service.  Our departments are the bridge between UI researchers and their state, helping to share breakthroughs, inspire creativity, and celebrate innovation.

This website is a gateway to the programs through which our museums, centers, and programs engage with the public both here on campus and in communities across Iowa.

Mobile Museum

The Mobile Museum is bringing some of the state's natural and cultural treasures to communities across Iowa.

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Upcoming Events

UI Mobile Museum at the RAGBRAI Expo in Onawa

UI Mobile Museum at the RAGBRAI Expo in Onawa

Saturday, July 21, 2018, 12:00pm to 9:00pm

Visit the UI Mobile Museum and its 2018 exhibits at the RAGBRAI Expo! This is our 5th year joining the Expo, and we can't wait!...

UI Mobile Museum at RAGBRAI in Denison

UI Mobile Museum at RAGBRAI in Denison

Sunday, July 22, 2018, 12:00pm to 9:00pm

Did somebody say bacon?! Denison says, "It's what we smoke here!" Visit the UI Mobile Museum and its 2018 exhibits at Denison's RAGBRAI festivities! Find us in the middle of the action with the other RAGBRAI vendors....

UI Mobile Museum at RAGBRAI in Jefferson

UI Mobile Museum at RAGBRAI in Jefferson

Monday, July 23, 2018, 12:00pm to 9:00pm

Visit the UI Mobile Museum and its 2018 exhibits at Jefferson's RAGBRAI festivities, Highway to Bells! Find us in the middle of the action with the other RAGBRAI vendors....

Ongoing Events

 

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