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  • ISU Landscape Architecture Students Create Decompression Area
  • 2014 CDS Annual Conference in Dubuque Opens New Doors
  • Extension Helps ICRA Create County Recorder Certification
  • ISU Design Students Work With Three Southwest Iowa Towns
  • CED Studies Latinos' Awareness of Energy-efficiency Programs
  • Extension CED and IARC Recognized Nationally for Partnership
  • Help Wanted: Lime Springs Explores Recruiting International Workers
  • Integrating Local Foods Systems into Sustainable Community Design
  • Bringing the Power of Words to Iowa's Undeserved Populations
  • CED Specialist/Keokuk Chamber Director Hits the Ground Running
  • GIS Program Manager Educates Communities Through Mapping

 

  • ISU Road Scholar Program named top in North America
  • Community Design Lab helps students design school garden
  • Sustainability specialist helps Fairfield prepare for EAB
  • Where are they now? A look back at past visioning communities
  • Nonprofit Management Academy grows across Iowa
  • Registration open for 2014 Introduction to Planning and Zoning
  • Extension CED Latino outreach programming highlighted
  • Assistant Director chosen for ISU Extension CED
  • OSLGP offers township trustee and clerk training
  • Extension CED adds four new specialists
  • CED partners with IARC to support Iowa's COGs

 

  • Extension and DNR Partner to Educate Communities on Flooding
  • Waukon Looks to C2C Program for Assistance in Finding a Vision
  • Extension CED Helps Ringgold County Measure Success
  • ISU Community Design Lab Helps Maquoketa Make Future Choices
  • Mapleton: Model for Disaster Recovery and Research-based 
    Planning
  • ISU and League of Cities Host Annual Conference
  • Attendance at Municpal Professionals Training Remains Strong
  • Design Fellow's Goal is Creating Functional, Healthy Landscapes
  • Sepulveda Spreads the Word about Extension CED Design Camps
  • Geospatial Technology Program Adds GIS Analyst/Programmer
  • Fairfield Earns Environmental Excellence Award for Energy Efficiency/Renewable Energy
  • ISU Launches Iowa Retail Initiative to Support Independent Retailers and Rural Downtowns
  • Extension CED Helps Latino Entrepreneurs Realize Their Dreams
  • Smartphone Mapping Application Helps RAGBRAI Riders "Ride Right"
  • ISU Students Create Hope Through Design andf Social Engagement
  • Take the First Step Toward Social Media Marketing
  • ISU Partners with Keokuk Chamber to Grow Young Leaders
  • Extension Gets Youth Back to Nature with Smartphone Technology
  • Artwork Designed by ISU Students Installed at Perry Bike Co-op
 
  • Local Retailers Partner with Design Students to Create Branding
  • Seeger Earns National Planning Award for I-WALK Program
  • Housing Needs Assessment Takes Holistic Approach in Ottumwa
  • While 'Fiscal Cliff' Impacts All, Perceptions Among Age Groups Differ
  • Beyond Simple Mapping: Planners Explore Communities with GIS
  • ISU/University of Wisconsin Create Joint Extension Faculty Position
  • Nonprofit Management Specialist Joins Extension CED Team
  • Dubuque Site of 2014 National Conference
  • Extension CED Hires CPA to Manage Growing Number of Grants
  • We-Lead Helps Bring Skilled Iowa Initiative to West Liberty High School Students
  • Marketplace Fairness Act Would Benefit Brick-&-Mortar Business

 

Volume 6, Issue 3, 2012Photovoice presentation

  • ISU design students and alum help revitalize courthouse square
  • Sustainable Economies Project earns national recognition
  • ISU Community Design Lab transforms ideas into reality
  • Students help cultivate hope in flood-damaged Cedar Rapids neighborhood
  • JUNTOS program brings Latino youth and parents together for success
  • Design students help Mapleton take the next steps to recovery
  • ISU Extension Road Scholar 2013 schedule now available
  • Parsley joins ISU Extension and Outreach and Cedar County Economic Development
  • Amaya joins ISU Extension to expand services to Iowa Latinos
  • ISU Extension and Home Depot help veterans in Fairfield prepare their homes for winter
  • Baskaran helps design user-friendly mobile mapping technology

 

Volume 6, Issue 2, 2012Photovoice presentation

  • New research and development partnership launches in Dubuque
  • Regional Economic and Community Analysis Program (RECAP) gets makeover and new name
  • Skywalk mural adds a splash of color to downtown Sioux City
  • Main Street  Program and Extension CED assess downtown Perry
  • Biswa Das joins community and regional planning faculty and Extension CED
  • Housing summit offers hope for families pursuing the American Dream
  • Julia Badenhope named American Society of Landscape Architects Fellow
  • Public-private partnerships increase impacts
  • Where people go to discuss civic affairs, or What's in a Place?
  • Extension CED and League of Cities offer Finance 101 courses
  • Christopher Seeger earns two awards for I-WALK program
  • Featured publications: Economic Value of Outdoor Recreation Activities in Iowa; Anticipating Economic Impacts of the 2012 Drought in Iowa
  • ISU research on quater quality earns award

 

Volume 6, Issue 1, 2012Photovoice presentation

  • Extension CED featured at ISU's Smithsonian Folklife Festival exhibit
  • Microloan program helps Ottumwa entrepreneur live the dream
  • STATCOM helps Perry Public Library define its vision
  • Students employ design activism to confront food uncertainty in Des Moines area
  • Centerville selected for EDA sustainable economies project
  • GIS workshop helps planners use census data effectively
  • Extension specialists take Road Scholar program to Guatemala
  • I-WALK serves as model for walkability project in Wisconsin
  • Fairfield residents get down to earth and "Dig In" for sustainability
  • Maquoketa's "Future Choices" take shape
  • Extension CED seeks communities for two-year partnerships

 

Volume 5, Issue 4, 2012Photovoice presentation

  • Common development vision may supercede confining borders
  • Multicultural market seeks vendors
  • CED specialists help Postville residents understand diversity
  • New Extension CED website goes live
  • Extension sociology helps immigrant youth reflect on culture and locally-grown foods
    through photography
  • ISU landscape architect speaks on therapeutic design in Taiwan
  • Online mapping tool brings the community meeting to you
  • Sustainability indicators focus of Lee County summit
  • Community and Economic Development extends to Keokuk
  • Ron Prescott joins CED as the 'PR man' for retail trade analysis
  • Good Samaritans in Ottumwa learn about diversity
  • New in print: Engaging Community Planners and Local Elected Officials with Local Food Systems Producers to Integrate Local Food Systems into Community Places and Improving Implementation in Hazard Mitigation Planning: A Facilitator's Manual
  • Charles Gratto: he literally wrote the book on public policy education

 

Volume 5, Issue 3, 2011Iowa House Ribbon Cutting

  • Selling online made simple and affordable for Iowa entrepreneurs
  • Rural YES summit at ISU brings young rural entrepreneurs together
  • Citizens work with ISU Extension CED to chart a course for Maquoketa's future
  • Sioux City high school students learn to Design It! at ISU Design West
  • Rural Development Resource Center helps food oasis survive in Griswold
  • ISU design students' concepts featured in new museum store
  • Researchers enhance collaborative planning with geospatial technology
  • ISU Extension CED leads the way in serving immigrant entrepreneurs
  • Extension CED and Municipal Utilities Association offer new certification
  • Extension CED offers a better way to create leaders through DDL series
  • Extension CED's spring 2012 planning and zoning workshops scheduled
  • Extension CED short course offers GIS essentials
  • Wapello County plans microloan program

 

Volume 5, Issue 2, 2011Iowa House Ribbon Cutting

  • Iowans show ISU's impact on their communities via smartphone
  • ISU students use landscape design as a progressive approach to rehabilitation
  • WE-LEAD helps develop small-town leadership development model
  • Corning's sustainable "Iowa House" officially hits the housing market
  • Study shows impact of 2008 floods on housing needs in different communities
  • MPI/MPA founding father honored at 2011 session
  • ISU and Keokuk join forces to enhance area economic development
  • Educational series helps Spanish-speakers adjust to life in Iowa
  • Student in Residence program integrates education and beautification
  • City clerks and finance officers can register for 2011 budget workshops
  • Summit says "YES" to rural entrepreneurs

 

Volume 5, Issue 1, 2011Governor Branstad at Urban Extension Conference

  • New ideas for outreach programming featured at Urban Extension Conference
  • Central Iowa towns find a common thread for marketing themselves as a destination
  • Delaware County trains the next generation of leaders with help from Extension
  • PLaCE program builds connection between Extension and Iowa's communities
  • GPS + iPhones = better data for safer routes and healthier kids
  • Perry defines its future by engaging youth in planning through pictures
  • Story County Health Needs Assessment results are in
  • Featured publications: RECAP presents 2010 Census city and county demographic profiles; program brief highlights Extension Community and Economic Development activities
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