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Housing Policy & Resources - Part II

Students in the Spring semester Policy and Persuasion course continued developing policy recommendations around high-priority housing issues in Waterloo, building on work done by groups in the previous semester and creating both policy...
Waterloo community visit

Housing Policy & Resources - Part I

Students in the Fall semester Policy and Persuasion course worked with Waterloo representatives to first identify some of the most pressing issues related to home ownership and affordability, and then to develop policy recommendations for the City...
Manchester Subdivision concept

Manchester Subdivision Site Plan & Engineering

As part of their Senior Design Capstone course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students created a master plan for development of a 24-acre greenfield site in Manchester, Iowa.. Manchester Enterprises Incorporated (MEI) is a non-profit...
Waterloo site visit

Church Row Neighborhood Plan

As part of their capstone project, second-year graduate students from the School of Planning & Public Affairs created a neighborhood plan for Waterloo's Church Row neighborhood. The City of Waterloo (pop. 67,798) sought assistance with the...

Manchester Site Development and Stormwater Management

As part of their Senior Design Capstone course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students created designs for development of a new residential neighborhood in Manchester, as well as a stormwater management plan for the site. The City of...
North Liberty, Iowa

North Liberty Housing Needs Assessment

Graduate students in the course Housing Policy in the School of Urban & Regional Planning completed a Housing Needs Assessment for the City of North Liberty. The City Council of North Liberty desired to better understand the nature of housing...
Bellevue site development design

Bellevue Residential Site Development

As part of their Senior Design Capstone course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students created designs for development of a new residential neighborhood in Bellevue, as well as a stormwater management plan for the site. The City of Bellevue...
Clinton Jacobsen Building site visit

Clinton - Jacobsen Buildings Structural Redesign

As part of the Senior Design Capstone Course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students created a design concept and engineering report for the functional reuse of upper-story space in the Jacobson building, a prominent and historic landmark in...
Social Work poster presentation

Keokuk Housing Insecurity Study

Graduate students in the School of Social Work conducted a study to better understand the pervasiveness, causes, and consequences of housing insecurity in Keokuk. The City of Keokuk, located in the southeastern most tip of Iowa at the confluence of...
Rhetoric students visit Keokuk

Keokuk Housing & Homelessness Policy Briefings

Students in the Department of Rhetoric class Public Policy and Persuasion developed policy briefings for Keokuk community partners, with the broad goal of helping to ensure safe, sanitary, and secure housing options for Keokuk residents. The City of...