Articles from February 2006

Open House

Open House

<p>"Planning and Pizza" Open House
Thursday, February 23rd 2006
4:30 - 6:30 p.m. - 327 Jessup Hall</p>
Faculty win APA/JAPA Best Paper Award

Faculty win APA/JAPA Best Paper Award

<p>The <i>Journal of the American Planning Association</i> singles out one article a year for special recognition. This year, the journal's best article award goes to "The Failures of Economic Development Incentives," by Alan Peters and Peter Fisher.
Imagining CRANDICIA

Imagining CRANDICIA

<p>Almost every student who has graduated from the Graduate Program in Urban and Regional Planning over the past 20 years has had the pleasure of taking (or been compelled to take, depending on how you look at it) Jim Throgmorton's introductory core course
Francis Y Owusu to speak on Development Policy in Africa

Francis Y Owusu to speak on Development Policy in Africa

Francis Y Owusu, Assistant Professor in the Department of Community and Regional Planning at Iowa State University will be speaking Wednesday (2-15-06 at 3:30 in 74 Schaeffer Hall) to the Urban and Regional Planning Program's International Seminar about t
Iowa Homeless Study Published

Rex Honey to speak on New Zealand Boundary Dispute

Rex Honey, a Professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Iowa will be speaking this Wednesday (2-7-06 at 3:30 in 74 Schaeffer Hall) to the Urban and Regional Planning Program's International Seminar about his participation in a regional b
David Forkenbrock wins William S. Vickrey Award

David Forkenbrock wins William S. Vickrey Award

<p>David Forkenbrock was presented the first ever William S. Vickrey Award for best paper in economics and finance by the Transportation Research Board of the National Research Council for his article, “A Mileage-Based Road User Charge Concept.” </p>