University of Iowa

Business Development

Business Development
Planning students visit downtown Webster City

Webster City Downtown Strategic Plan

Working in collaboration with the Webster City Community Vitality director and the local business community, graduate students in the School of Urban and Regional Planning will complete a strategic plan to revitalize the downtown commercial district...
DeWitt Referral Center

DeWitt Referral Center Retail Management Recommendations

Through a graduate assistantship from the Tippie College of Business, an MBA student worked alongside IISC staff to develop recommendations for retail inventory management policies and procedures for the DeWitt Referral Center, a non-profit...

Prosperity Eastern Iowa: Program Evaluation & Plan

As part of their capstone project, second-year graduate students from the University of Iowa’s School of Urban & Regional Planning provided an update to the program structure and plans for The Petal Project, one of Prosperity Eastern Iowa’s (PEI...

Marketing Food Waste Prevention

A senior marketing student researched food waste prevention among local businesses in Iowa City and created a communication campaign for promoting local composting and recycling efforts. Food waste reduction is an important component of...

Czech Village/New Bo Window Wonderland Arts Display

In collaboration with Arts Share , graduate students in the School of Art & Art History worked with local businesses in the Czech Village/New Bohemia Main Street District to design window displays for the holiday season. This project, dubbed the...

Evaluation and Development iGreenCR Program

The iGreenCR program was developed in late 2011 as a coordinated strategy to promote and brand Cedar Rapids’ sustainability efforts under one program rather than separate departmental initiatives. Students conducted research to evaluate community...