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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

Find activities for children, browse resources for teachers.

Contact the Office of Public Engagement with questions


University of Illinois Extension

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)

Promotes STEM education with a number of projects.

Contact: George Reese, MSTE Director


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

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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