New Undergrad Course Approved for Social Sciences Gen Ed

Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Professor Sam Zuhlke will be teaching PBAF/URP 2020:Environment and Society: Sustainability, Policy, and Politics starting in Spring 2022. This new course meets the Social Sciences Gen Ed requirement for undergrads!

Virtual Open House: Public Affairs and Urban and Regional Planning

Wednesday, October 13, 2021
The School of Planning and Public Affairs will hold a virtual Open House for students interested in either of our master's degree programs:  Public Affairs or Urban and Regional Planning.
Group photo of first-year students taken in the stairwell of the the school.

Meet the New Students

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
UI urban planning students walking through a field near Maquoketa, Iowa as part of their Field Problems community outreach course.

Students' Engaged Learning Projects for 2021-2022 with IISC

Friday, August 13, 2021

Fundraising Success!

Monday, June 7, 2021
Our very first GOLDrush campaign was a success!

Travis Kraus, IISC Director Receives Civic Engagement Leadership Award

Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Travis Kraus, Director of Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Communities (IISC), received the 2021 Presidents’ Civic Engagement Leadership Award from the Iowa and Minnesota Campus Compact (IAMNCC).

Three Alums in Cedar Rapids Instrumental in Derecho Recovery

Thursday, May 13, 2021
Three School of Planning and Public Affairs alums have been instrumental in helping Cedar Rapids, Iowa, recover from the derecho that hit the city in August 2020. What is a derecho?