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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...
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 created a redevelopment plan for downtown Keokuk, Iowa. The main goals of the plan were to create a sustainable redevelopment plan to...
Building rendering

Condominimum Design & Engineering

As part of their Senior Design Capstone course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students designed a multi-family residential structure for a specific site in Mason City. At the request of the City of Mason City, civil and environmental...
Civil Engineering students

Maquoketa Pocket Neighborhood Design & Engineering

As part of their Senior Design Capstone course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students created the design and management of a pocket neighborhood for a site near Maquoketa, Iowa for the East Central Intergovernmental Association (ECIA). The...

Pocket Neighborhood Design & Management

As part of their Senior Design Capstone course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students created the design and management of a pocket neighborhood for the East Central Intergovernmental Association (ECIA) . Pocket neighborhoods are small,...

Housing and Equity

Urban and Regional Planning students examined trends of income inequality in the Iowa City metropolitan area and developed a plan identifying income inequality trends in Iowa City, case studies of similar areas, and strategies for supporting...

Neighborhood Housing Study

Students from the Urban and Regional Planning Department completed a housing plan for Sioux City, IA with the main goal of coordinating reinvestment in distressed areas. Changing development patterns and housing preferences over time have resulted...