The University of Iowa

Beautification

Beautification
Project Partners Surveying Land at Camp Courageous

Multipurpose Trail System

As part of their Senior Capstone Course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students will identify and connect points of interest on the Camp Courageous grounds with ADA-compliant nature trails for all campers to use. Camp Courageous' grounds...
Tree Inventory

Manchester Digital Tree Inventory

As part of the ICIGO student organization within the Department of Geographical and Sustainability Sciences, students will conduct an on-site tree study and create a GIS-based digital inventory for city-owned trees in Manchester, Iowa.
Keokuk-Hamilton Dam Museum Mural

Keokuk-Hamilton Dam Museum Mural

Grant Wood Public Art resident Ali Hval worked closely with the Keokuk-Hamilton Dam Museum leadership to identify themes and imagery included in a mural on the side of their new home, 428 Main Street, Keokuk, including the design and installation of...
Webster City amphitheater site

Webster City Amphitheater Engineering & Design

As part of the Senior Design Capstone Course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students provided design alternatives for an outdoor amphitheater in Webster City. A local benefactor in the Webster City community would like to see and financially...
URP students at Keokuk football game

Keokuk Downtown Redevelopment Plan

As part of their capstone project, second-year graduate students from the School of Urban & Regional Planning created a redevelopment plan for downtown Keokuk, Iowa. The main goals of the plan were to create a sustainable redevelopment plan to...

Leeds/Floyd Boulevard Corridor Study

This project focused on the Leeds Neighborhood, located in northeast Sioux City. The commercial corridor within this neighborhood serves as the northeast entryway into Sioux City. The corridor contains a mixture of small retail stores, restaurants,...

Keep Columbus Beautiful Celebration

Students developed a series of events that aligned with Earth Day celebrations and involved residents. The final proposal outlined three goals and strategies: actively engage residents in community projects that incorporate sustainability; raise...