University of Iowa

Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture
Delwood Elementary School

Delmar Community Vision Plan

In a report to the Delmar Economic Development Group, a graduate student in the School of Urban & Regional Planning completed an independent project that provides recommendations and identifies resources that help achieve a community-driven...
Mural in downton Clinton, Iowa

Clinton Downtown Mural

MFA student Ali Hval designed and painted a mural in downtown Clinton, Iowa, assisted by fellow MFA student Marina Ross. Artist Ali Hval was selected by the Office of Outreach & Engagement to design and install a mural for an exterior wall...
Students test video equipment in the IDEAL lab

Community Storytelling Project - Grant Wood Loop

Students from a variety of disciplines taking Community Development in the Upper Midwest produced videos that tell stories from the Grant Wood Loop, located in eastern Iowa, through their own experiences in the region and interviews with local...

Cedar County Vision Plan

As part of their capstone project, second-year graduate students from the University of Iowa’s School of Urban & Regional Planning created a Vision Plan to support Cedar County's efforts to earn Great Places designation through the Iowa...
Students in the library sciences and information systems program at The University of Iowa

Mason City Architectural Inventory Online Platform

Graduate students in the School of Library & Information Science built a framework and online platform for archiving data related to Mason City architecture. Mason City is a community with a strong architectural heritage. A publication from 1977...

Maquoketa Art Experience Marketing

Students from the School of Journalism & Mass Communication created a strategic marketing plan to attract artists and art enthusiasts to the Maquoketa Art Experience, a non-profit organization with a physical community space in downtown...

Maquoketa Branding and Marketing

Students from the Tippie College of Business Marketing Institute created an integrated marketing communication plan that includes the new branding for the City of Maquoketa. Maquoketa (pop. 6,112) underwent a major transformation that stemmed from...

Mason City Farmers Market Study and Marketing

In a report to the City of Mason City and North Iowa Farmers’ Market Board of Directors, students in the Entrepreneurial Management Institute: Business Consulting class provided recommendations for a permanent location for a community farmers market...