Articles from March 2006

Dr. Richard Funderburg

Dr. Richard Funderburg

Congratulations to Dr. Richard Funderburg, our visiting Assistant Professor. On December 6, he successfully defended his dissertation titled Agglomeration, Production Externalities, and the Firm Location Decision and earned his Ph.D.
Throgmorton to speak in Denmark

Throgmorton to speak in Denmark

<p>Last spring, Professor Bent Flyvbjerg from Aalborg University in Aalborg, Denmark, visited the University of Iowa as an Ida Beam Visiting Scholar.
Web-based 3D maps to Iowa communities

Web-based 3D maps to Iowa communities

Andy Jenkins in the Graduate College and Alan Peters in Urban and Regional Planning have just received a small grant to develop an experimental system to deliver three-dimensional mapping to Iowa communities.
Burlington St 3D Model

Burlington St 3D Model

<p>Urban and Regional Planning and the Planning Department of the City of Iowa City have been working together on a 3D visualization model of potential changes to parts of the Burlington St. corridor.</p>
Alan Peters to speak on regional policy in pre- and post-apartheid South Africa

Alan Peters to speak on regional policy in pre- and post-apartheid South Africa

Professor Alan Peters will speak on "Regional policy in pre- and post-apartheid South Africa." The talk will start at 3:30PM in Schaeffer 74 on March 8, 2006.
Heather MacDonald to speak on community regeneration in Glasgow, Scotland

Heather MacDonald to speak on community regeneration in Glasgow, Scotland

Professor Heather MacDonald will speak on "Community regeneration in Glasgow, Scotland." The talk will start at 3:30PM in Schaeffer 74 on March 1, 2006.