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Taking Art Across Iowa

June 19, 2019
University Of Iowa Art Students And Faculty Create Public Art For 10 Communities Across Iowa Boarded up windows, concrete block walls, and stucco facades will all become canvases for large-scale public art projects in cities and towns across Iowa this June through August. Four University of Iowa...

 Newton Community Health Partnership Progress & Plans

May 2, 2019
Introducing sustainable community health programs in Newton, Iowa. That's the goal for students, faculty, and staff from University of Iowa and Grinnell College—in collaboration with former Iowa governor and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and with funding from the Rockefeller Foundation—...

Student Work Makes its Way to the Iowa Legislature

March 29, 2019
For two years, University of Iowa students have been exploring the potential of land banks, which are legal entities that can stimulate redevelopment of blighted properties for affordable housing and economic development. This spring, the Iowa legislature is considering land bank legislation based...