Alexander Bondurant's house

Looking Back in Bondurant to Move Forward

Friday, December 8, 2023
Graduate students in a UI Humanities Lab course worked with the Bondurant Historic Society to produce archival research and provide documents that capture the fast-growing community's past.
group of people in front of a small business with a bright blue sky

Bondurant Visit Highlights Small Town's Expansion

Thursday, September 7, 2023
“Unlike many Iowa communities that need to focus on smaller populations and what planners allude to as ‘shrinking smartly,’ Bondurant is in a unique situation of rapid growth,” says Travis Kraus, IISC’s director. The needs that come with this growth provide interesting challenges and learning opportunities for UI students who will work with Bondurant during the 2023-24 academic year. They will complete 15 projects and bring a wide array of academic skills to the city, including archival research, art, engineering, and planning.
3D building model

Bondurant Public Works Facility

Tuesday, January 23, 2024
Academic year

Bondurant is currently developing a Civic Campus area that will include new municipal buildings. One of these is a a new public works facility. The current building housing this area of city government is being transitioned into the central parks and recreation building.