Articles from March 2009

NSF Grant Awarded to Study New Measurement of Taxes on Growth

NSF Grant Awarded to Study New Measurement of Taxes on Growth

<p>Alan Peters, Peter Fisher and Rick Funderburg, at the University of Iowa, and Tim Bartik, at the W.E.
Community Outreach Practicum Students Support University’s Sustainability Initiative

Community Outreach Practicum Students Support University’s Sustainability Initiative

The Planning Program has created a Community Outreach Practicum to encourage our students to apply their planning skills to address important planning issues in our community.
Forkenbrock Symposium: Living With Floods

Forkenbrock Symposium: Living With Floods

<p>"Living With Floods: From Science to Policy" is the next symposium to be offered in the Forkenbrock Series on Public Policy.
Open House

Upcoming Presentation by Professor Ole Jensen from Denmark

<p>On April 20 and 21 Urban and Regional Planning will be hosting a visit by Professor Ole Jensen from Aalborg, Denmark. While here, Prof.
URP Student Wins EPA Award for Sustainability Project

URP Student Wins EPA Award for Sustainability Project

<p>A team of UI students, including first-year student Joel Donham, competed in the Environmental Protection Agency's Annual P3 (People, Prosperity, and the Planet) Award competition and won a prestigious Phase II Design Award at the National Sustainable D
Helping a Cedar Rapids Neighborhood

Helping a Cedar Rapids Neighborhood

<p>As many of you know, Cedar Rapids was hit very hard by the record flood of June 2008. The Time-Check neighborhood on the northwest side of the city was among the most devastated. On October 12, Asst. Prof.