Articles from February 2014

Business students help build Iowa communities

University of Iowa marketing students are using their newfound expertise to help a pair of eastern Iowa towns build their economies by attracting new employers and new residents. The undergraduate students are marketing majors in the Tippie College of Business who are participating in the Marketing Institute, a program that operates like a consulting firm of sorts, to give students the opportunity...

University of Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Communities hosting upcoming focus group

The University of Iowa's Initiative for Sustainable Communities is holding an upcoming focus group as part of its Workforce Retention project. Through the project, urban and regional planning graduate students are working with the city of Cedar Rapids to better understand what keeps people in the city.