Articles from December 2007

Homan receives AICP award

Homan receives AICP award

Congratulations to Kara Homan, this year’s AICP Outstanding Student Award recipient. Each year the Urban and Regional Planning faculty select one graduating student to receive the AICP Outstanding Student award.
Toxic Talk symposium addresses environmental justice and sustainability

Toxic Talk symposium addresses environmental justice and sustainability

<p>Planning program faculty member Jim Throgmorton has organized an upcoming symposium focusing on the discourse surrounding environmental justice and sustainability. The symposium begins on Monday, Oct. 8th with additional events on Oct. 9th, Nov.
Leading scholar in environmental and community sustainability to visit University of Iowa

Leading scholar in environmental and community sustainability to visit University of Iowa

<p>On October 8 and 9, Timothy Beatley, will make several presentations on campus as an Ida Beam Visiting Professor.
Open House

Alum William Millar to address bus industry in Chicago

<p>URP alum, Bill Millar, will be delivering the keynote address at BusCon 2007, America's Biggest Bus Show, on October 2nd in Chicago.
Toxic Talk symposium addresses environmental justice and sustainability

Two MacArthur Prize Winners Featured in

<p>Two MacArthur Prize ("genius award") winners will be among the featured contributors to a "Toxic Talk" conference that Jim Throgmorton has been organizing. The conference will take place on Friday and Saturday (November 2-3).