The University of Iowa

Civic Engagement

Civic Engagement
Photo of AARP Logo. Photo Credit: AARP

AARP Age-Friendly Communities Program Toolkit

Graduate students in the School of Planning and Public Affairs will work in consultation with the City of Manning, the City of Stanton, the City of Cedar Rapids, and Iowa AARP to help Iowa communities reach "age-friendly" status. For a community to...
Sabula logo design

Sabula Marketing and Branding

Marketing teams in the Tippie College of Business Marketing Institute developed multiple options for new branding, including logos and taglines, for the City of Sabula. Sabula’s name came from the Latin term for sandy soil, sabulum. It is the only...
Preston logo design

Preston Marketing and Branding

Marketing teams in the Tippie College of Business Marketing Institute developed multiple options for new branding, including logos and taglines, for the City of Preston. City of Preston officials requested assistance in updating their town's...
Marketing students visit Jackson County

Bellevue Marketing and Branding

Marketing teams in the Tippie College of Business Marketing Institute developed multiple options for new branding, including logos and taglines, for the City of Bellevue. City of Bellevue officials requested assistance in updating their town's...
Policy recommendations for youth engagement in Maquoketa

Maquoketa Youth Engagement Policy Study

Students enrolled in the School of Planning and Public Affairs Public Policy and Persuasion course worked with key stakeholders in Maquoketa to develop a set of proposed policy initiatives to enhance youth civic engagement opportunities and...
Welcome to Maquoketa: Fostering an inclusive community for all

Maquoketa Welcoming Newcomers Policy Study

Students enrolled in the School of Planning and Public Affairs Public Policy and Persuasion course worked with Maquoketa leaders to develop a set of proposed policy initiatives for welcoming newcomers to the Maquoketa community. Discussions with...
Increasing Volunteerism in Maquoketa

Maquoketa Volunteerism Policy Study

Students enrolled in the School of Planning and Public Affairs Public Policy and Persuasion course worked with Maquoketa leaders to develop a set of proposed policy solutions for increasing civic volunteerism across all demographics in Maquoketa...
Waterloo Neighborhoods

Waterloo Neighborhood Maps

As part of the ICIGO student organization within the Department of Geographical and Sustainability Sciences, students will create visually-appealing and dynamic maps to show organizational and jurisdictional subsections of Waterloo. The geography...
WPL GIS map

Waterloo Public Library Account Holder Map and Database

The Waterloo Public Library sought to understand how account holders were spread across Waterloo in order to identify areas that may need to be better served. Addresses of existing account holders were mapped with GIS, which provided several...