App Idea for Planners Wins Second Place in Student Competition

Thursday, May 9, 2019
Entrepreneurism can be an important part of a city’s economic development.

Nontraditional Student Brings People Together Through His Non-Profit Organization

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
One of our graduate students, Ayman Sharif, has quite a story to tell. It includes coming to the U.S. from Sudan, being an undergrad-to-graduate student pursuing a B.S.

Alum in APA's Climate Action Plan Article

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Anne Russett, URP alum, is featured in the American Planning Association’s April edition of Planning Magazine.

Self-driving Vehicle Study Makes the News

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Local TV station, KCRG in Cedar Rapids, recently posted a news story on UPR students’ work on self-driving vehicles.

Iowa Council of Governments Awards the Work of URP Alums

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
The Iowa Association of Councils of Governments (ICOG) is pleased to present two new awards during its annual staff training event in Grinnell, Iowa, on February 14, 2019:...

New Combined Degree in Sustainable Water Development and Urban and Regional Planning

Monday, February 4, 2019
Students may now simultaneously pursue graduate degrees in Sustainable Water Development (from the College of Engineering) and Urban and Regional Planning.

Field Problems Final Reports Now Accessible by the Public

Monday, January 14, 2019
Every year URP second-year master's students complete a two semester long field problems project for a community in Iowa, supported by the Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Communities.