University of Iowa

Economic Development

Economic Development
Elks Club interior

Webster City Elks Club Engineering & Design

As part of the Senior Design Capstone Course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students conducted a structural analysis of the historic Elks Club Building in downtown Webster City. The project included design alternatives for the interior and...
Law students

Webster City - Models for Community Impact Investing

Clinic law students, who are second or third year students at the University of Iowa College of Law participating in the Community Empowerment Law Project (CELP) explored models for community-driven investment vehicles in two Iowa communities-...
URP students at Keokuk football game

Keokuk Downtown Redevelopment Plan

As part of their capstone project, second-year graduate students from the School of Urban & Regional Planning will create a redevelopment plan for a segment of downtown Keokuk, Iowa. The community of Keokuk requests assistance in the development...
Planning students visit downtown Webster City

Webster City Downtown Strategic Plan

Graduate students in the School of Urban and Regional Planning, working in collaboration with the Webster City Community Vitality director and the local business community, completed a strategic plan to revitalize the downtown commercial district...
Kaisha Billings

Mason City Community Mobile App Development

Using graphic designs from students in the School of Art & Art History, UI student Kaisha Billings built a community-based mobile app on behalf of the City of Mason City and Visit Mason City that connects residents and visitors to the local...
Jackson County project team meets to discuss the Attracting Young Families initiative

Attracting Young Families to Jackson County

As part of their capstone project, second-year graduate students from the School of Urban & Regional Planning developed strategies and recommendations to position and market Jackson County as a top choice in the region for young families making...
Clinton Economic Development team meets in Clinton, Iowa

Clinton Economic Development Plan

As part of their capstone project, second-year graduate students from the School of Urban & Regional Planning created an economic development plan for the City of Clinton and surrounding micropolitan area. The City of Clinton was settled as a...

Lost Nation Downtown Revitalization Study

Students in the Entrepreneurial Management Institute: Business Consulting class conducted research and made recommendations on best competitive practices to attract entrepreneurs and small entrepreneurial businesses to locate in downtown Lost Nation...