Volume 6

Community Matters Volume 6

Volume 6, Issue 1Volume 6, Issue 1, 2012

  • 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 6, Issue 2Volume 6, Issue 2, 2012

  • 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 water quality earns award

Volume 6, Issue 3Volume 6, Issue 3, 2012

  • 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 4Volume 6, Issue 4, 2013

  • 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