Articles from October 2007

Alum Jim Schwab is APA's disaster expert

<p>Jim Schwab, AICP, is a 1985 graduate.
Evaluating Outcomes Through Comparison

Evaluating Outcomes Through Comparison

<p>Evaluations in development economics and regional policy in general have historically been plagued by the so-called counterfactual. What would have happened anyway if the event had not occurred or the policy had not been adopted?

Alum labeled guru by New York Times!

<p>Jim Schwab, '85, now a senior research associate for the American Planning Association, was highlighted in a May 13 article in <i>The New York Times</i> as "a guru of disaster recovery." See the full article <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/13/w
Open House

Meet the incoming class for Fall 2007

<p>Our new incoming students attended their orientation on Friday, August 24th, and took a moment to pose for a group picture. The group of 22 includes students who completed their undergraduate educations as far away as Haiti, China and India.
American Planning Association Conference Report

American Planning Association Conference Report

<p>The University of Iowa's planning program was represented at this spring's APA meetings in Philadelphia by 18 students, one faculty member, and dozens of alumni.