Articles from November 2006

Iowa Homeless Study Published

Iowa Homeless Study Published

Iowa’s homeless population has increased by roughly 14.5% since 1999; approximately 21,280 people were homeless at some point during 2005.

Fisher testifies before the Senate

<p>On March 16, Peter Fisher testified before a US senate subcommittee on the issue of state tax incentives to attract business.
Field Problems Project Approved by Fairfield

Field Problems Project Approved by Fairfield

<p>The Fairfield Bikeway & Walkway plan can now move forward, as the Fairfield City Council voted to approve the plan Monday.
Housing Policy students volunteer with Habitat for Humanity

Housing Policy students volunteer with Habitat for Humanity

<p>A group of students from Jerry Anthony’s Housing Policy class volunteered their help at an Iowa Valley Habitat for Humanity build on September 15th. The home’s construction began sometime in June and the opening is tentatively schedule for October 8th.
Andrew Greenlee wins 2006 AICP Award

Andrew Greenlee wins 2006 AICP Award

<p>Andrew Greenlee received the AICP Outstanding Student award for 2006. Andrew maintained a perfect GPA in our program and, based on the quality of his academic work, received a Dean’s Graduate Fellowship throughout his studies at the University of Iowa.
The Year of Public Engagement:

The Year of Public Engagement:

<p>In October, 2004, University of Iowa President David Skorton announced that the 2005-2006 academic year would be the "Year of Public Engagement." During this year, the University community would be encouraged to intensify its efforts and sharpen its foc