CONTACT: MARY GERAGHTY
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0011; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: March 22, 2000
UI Urban and Regional Planning Program to host visitors' day March 30
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa Graduate Program in Urban and
Regional Planning is hosting a Visitors' Day Thursday, March 30. The Visitors'
Day will feature a panel of alumni who describe their jobs as planners; presentations
from students in the joint degree programs with Law and Hospital and Health
Administration; an overview of the program and admissions process; and an
opportunity to meet informally with current students and faculty. The scheduled
events will begin at 12:15 p.m. on the 3rd floor of Jessup Hall, north end.
Urban and Regional Planning is a profession for people who want to improve
the quality of life in cities and regions. Planners are concerned with issues
such as affordable housing shortages, groundwater contamination, state economic
growth and transportation congestion.
Students in Iowa's Planning Program come from all undergraduate majors,
and graduates of the two-year master's program secure interesting jobs nationwide
in the areas of economic development, environmental planning, housing and
community development and transportation.
Learn what planners do, what the master's degree program offers, and explore
the opportunities of a career in Planning. For further information, please
call 335-0032 or 335-0041