University of Iowa

Civic Engagement

Civic Engagement
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,...

Updating the 2006 Mason City Comprehensive Plan

As part of their capstone project, second-year graduate students from the University of Iowa’s School of Urban & Regional Planning will update Mason City’s 2006 Comprehensive Plan, with a thematic view towards environmental and social resiliency...

Digitial Narrative: Spring

In collaboration with Iowa Digital Engagement and Learning (IDEAL) , honors rhetoric students created podcasts in sping 2014 through IDEAL's Digital Narratives project. Podcasts focused on IISC's partner community of Muscatine, particularly on the...

Digital Narrative: Fall

Honors rhetoric students collaborated with two groups in the School of Urban & Regional Planning, and the Iowa Digital Engagement and Learning (IDEAL) program, to develop digital texts that will help tell the story and effectively message the...