University of Iowa

Civic Engagement

Civic Engagement
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Webster City Film Profiles

Film students from the Department of Cinematic Arts created short film profiles of Webster City residents, with the goal of telling personal stories of individuals who are working to make a difference in their community. Film students Izzy Schrock...

Webster City - Finding Grants for All Cultures Equal

Students in the course Non-Profit Organizational Effectiveness worked with representatives of All Cultures Equal to find external grants that could meet the organization's funding priorities. All Cultures Equal (ACE) is a Webster City based non-...
Translation Class

Webster City - English to Spanish Translation

Students in the course Translation Workshop and Independent Study student Vanessa Guzman in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese translated documents into Spanish for Webster City and the Kendall Young Library in order to serve the community's...
Keokuk Pride

Engage and Promote Keokuk

Students from the School of Journalism & Mass Communication will create a strategic communications plan for increasing community pride and volunteerism in Keokuk. The City of Keokuk, located in the southeastern most tip of Iowa at the confluence...
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...
Public Health Class

Mason City "Aging in Place" Public Health Campaigns

Graduate students in the College of Public Health developed campaigns for the Mason City community that address issues related to the increasing proportion of older residents in the community. The public health campaigns were tailored to help Mason...
This is the North End campaign poster

Mason City North End Neighborhood Public Health Campaign

Graduate students in the College of Public Health developed a public health campaign for the Mason City's North End neighborhood to combat negative perceptions in order to improve residents' health and well-being. This campaign seeks to improve...
Urban and Regional Planning students meet with residents in Mason City

Mason City North End Neighborhood Plan

As part of their capstone project, second-year graduate students from the University of Iowa’s School of Urban & Regional Planning developed a plan for Mason City's North End Neighborhood. Building upon last year’s efforts to update the Mason...

Mason City Civic Engagement Campaign

Students from the School of Journalism & Mass Communication created a strategic marketing and communications campaign to encourage civic engagement among Mason City residents and to recruit volunteers to serve on local government boards. Public...

Mason City Community Mobile App Graphic Design

Students in the School of Art & Art History Graphic Design course designed a community-based mobile app for the City of Mason City. With the smart phones and tablets, the City of Mason City aims to provide a community portal to attractions,...