Museums

Jackson County Tech Solutions Evaluation Photo

Jackson County Historical Society Technical Solutions Evaluation

Graduate students in the School of Library & Information Science partnered with Jackson County Historical Society to perform a technical evaluation for building an online compendium of Jackson County, Iowa history. 

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Clinton Sawmill Museum logo

Clinton Sawmill Museum Event Center Engineering & Design

As part of their Senior Design Capstone course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students created designs for an Event Center in Clinton, Iowa.

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Amphitheater Rendering

Clinton Sawmill Museum Amphitheater Engineering & Design

As part of their Senior Design Capstone course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students created designs for an outdoor Amphitheater in Clinton, Iowa.

The Sawmill Museum in Clinton Iowa has requested a design proposal for an outdoor amphitheater with an accompanying stage and pavilion. The four blocks to the north and northwest of the museum are available for construction of the project. Additionally, a second UI engineering project team has designed an Event Center on the Museum's property. 

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Library Visit

Webster City - Activating Webster City's Literary History and Kendall Young Library

Students in the course Museums in a Digital World developed social media and digital engagements based on the special collections of the Kendall Young Library.

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Edgewood Museum site visit

Edgewood Historical Museum Project

In a report to The Edgewood Museum Corporation, students in Heidi Lung's "Museums in the Digital Age" class recommended appropriate methods to digitize historical artifacts for a new community museum and developed a comprehensive communications plan for the organization.

Using Marketing and Technology to Promote Brucemore Historic Estate

Mass communication students enrolled in "Philanthropy Communication in a Digital World" worked with Brucemore Historic Estate in Cedar Rapids to develop and implement a marketing plan, including research, event planning, and use of technology to produce promotional messages and a social media campaign. The students focused on volunteer recruitment and retention.

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