Developing new strategies for urban-rural systems to overcome interconnected social, environmental, and technological challenges
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Last NameFirst nameOrganizationPositionTheme
BellGinaCity of DubuqueSustainability Manager
BluthEllenEICCVice Chancellor
CaronJeremyCity of Des MoinesSustainability Program Manager
DasBiswasIowa State UniversityCRP & ISU Extension and Outreach
DentzmanKatherineIowa State UniversitySociology
DrinkwaterJenniferIowa State UniversityArt & Visual Culture
DunnAustinIowa State UniversityLandscape Architecture
FengHongliIowa State University EconomicsEconomics of land use and climate change in agriculture
GassmanPhilIowa State UniversityCenter for Agricultural & Rural Development
GhimireJiwnathIowa State UniversityCommunity and Regional Planning
GocmenAsligulUW- MadisonGeography
JonesChrisUniversity of IowaIIHR – Hydroscience & Engineering
LoganAmyIowa State UniversityIDRO/College of Design
LuCrystalIowa State University EconomicsEcology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology (EEOB)
McMillanSara WinnikeIowa State UniversityAg & Biosystems Engineering
MullenixErinIowa League of CitiesResearch Director
Olson-DouglasErinIowa State UniversityProgram Director/Associate Dean
RitterBrianEICC Nahant MarshExecutive Director/Program Coordinator
RoverDianeLSAMP IINSPIREEducation / Workforce Development
SanderHeather AUniversity of IowaGeographical and Sustainability Sciences
ShirtcliffBenjamin AIowa State UniversityLandscape Architecture
StoneTiffanieIowa State UniversityNREM
ThompsonJanetteIowa State University Natural Resource Ecology and ManagementMorrill Professor
ThornePeterUniversity of IowaOccupational and Environmental Health
TyndalJohnIowa State UniversityNREM
Van PeltAlisonDes Moines Area Metropolitan Planning OrganizationSenior Planner
WeberLarryIowa Flood CenterDirector
WileyJohnCity of DubuqueUrban Watershed Coordinator
ZarecorKimberlyIowa State Univeristy College of DesignProfesor of Architecture
ZhouYuyuIowa State UniversityGeological & Atmospheric Sciences

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Iowa UrbanFEWSStudy that analyze the food, energy and water systems for Des Moines and urban areas around.
Rural Shrink SmartStudy about rural shrinking communities who have succeeded in protecting the quality of life for their residents.

Mississippi River Summit

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URSYS Steering Committee member Ulrike Passe was honored to be invited to attend the Mississippi River Summit organized by the Great Plains Action Society. The…

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