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City Adopts Comprehensive Plan Developed by UI Students

City council members for the City of Tama, Iowa, recently adopted a 2040 comprehensive plan created by a team of urban planning students at the University of Iowa.

Meet the New Students

Our new incoming students recently took a moment to follow our tradition and pose for a group picture, even though it couldn't be in our beloved drafting room.

Community Projects Receive Press

The year-long capstone projects by urban planning graduate students in the School of Planning and Public Affairs (SPPA) are receiving considerable media attention this fall.

Students Win 2020 Exemplary Student Project Award

A project by four, May 2019 graduates of Iowa’s School of Planning and Public Affairs has received the “2020 Exemplary Student Project” award from the Iowa Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA).

Connerly Authors New Book, "Green, Fair and Prosperous: Paths to a Sustainable Iowa"

Chuck Connerly, Professor and Director, School of Planning and Public Affairs, has written a new book titled, Green, Fair, and Prosperous:...

University of Iowa School of Urban and Regional Planning is now the School of Planning and Public Affairs

On June 4, 2020, the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, approved the University of Iowa’s request to rename the UI School of Urban and Regional Planning as the School of Planning and Public Affairs.
Neil Menjares

Neil Menjares

Fulbright student from the Philippines expands planning horizons at the University of Iowa.