Articles from April 2023

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Alumni Spotlight: Joe Wilensky

Thursday, April 20, 2023
Land Use Planner and UI alum, Joe Wilensky, currently works as an Assistant Planner for Johnson County in Iowa City. He focuses on researching and reviewing development applications for Board of Supervisor action while also preparing policy proposals and measures for long term county land use planning.
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Sepehr Yadollahi Receives Student Leadership Award

Wednesday, April 12, 2023
Sepehr Yadollahi, master’s student in Urban Planning, has received a 2023 President’s Student Leadership Award from Iowa & Minnesota Campus Compact for his curiosity, commitment, and talent of as an effective leader and public servant.
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Alumni Spotlight: Kansha Tiwari

Wednesday, April 12, 2023
Kansha Tiwari started out working as an architect in India. Her desire to identify community and regional issues and develop strategies to achieve economic development and prosperity led her to pursue a Master's of Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Iowa.