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Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness
URP students visit to Keokuk

Keokuk Pathways Plan

As part of their capstone project, second-year graduate students from the School of Urban & Regional Planning will create a plan outlining potential opportunities for conversion of low-traffic residential streets to non-vehicular greenways, in...
Social Work poster presentation

Keokuk Housing Insecurity Study

Graduate students in the School of Social Work will conduct a study to better understand the pervasiveness, causes, and consequences of housing insecurity in Keokuk, and will research successful interventions in similar cities. The City of Keokuk,...

Keokuk Fitness Trail - Trail Engineering and Design

Civil & Engineering students will provide a design and cost estimates for a proposed fitness trail connecting several community facilities and amenities in Keokuk. The community of Keokuk seeks to develop more outdoor recreational opportunities...

Keokuk Fitness Trail - Exercise Stations Plan

Students in Sport & Recreation Management will provide a plan for exercise stations along a proposed trail in Keokuk. The community of Keokuk seeks to develop more outdoor recreational opportunities for use of people of all ages, which they...
CHEEC logo

Keokuk - Schools Lead Testing and Remediation

The University of Iowa Center for Health Effects of Environmental Contamination (CHEEC), through its Grants to Schools Program, is partnering with the Keokuk Community School District to test for lead in school drinking water and, if necessary, to...
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...

Regional Brownfields Inventory and Land Bank Feasibility Study

As part of their capstone project, second-year graduate students from the University of Iowa’s School of Urban & Regional Planning developed a process to inventory and prioritize brownfield sites on behalf of the East Central Intergovernmental...

Safe Routes to School

Students conducted walkability assessments in two rural Woodbury County Communities. Using data from the assessments, students used ArcGIS Online to create a map of each community’s walkability strengths and weaknesses. In September 2014, Siouxland...