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Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 10:28

Eric Christianson has first-hand experience and an Iowa State master’s degree in agriculture and urban planning. Now, he’s putting it to good use as a government specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s Community and Economic Development program.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 10:15

A new program aims to get small-town Iowans more engaged with their communities. Leading Communities: A Place-Based Leadership Program has been developed by ISU Extension and Outreach and the University of Wisconsin-Extension.

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 14:40

As she steps away from the Iowa Municipal Professionals Institute and Academy following seven and a half years as director, Cindy Kendall is extremely proud of what she has accomplished and how she has served.

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 13:20

For many Iowans, their home is the largest, most important investment they’ll ever make. But if their local community is struggling, they may have a hard time getting the value they need when they’re ready to sell. ISU Extension and Outreach works with Iowa communities to paint a true picture of local housing needs. It's an important service for any town that wants to remain vibrant.

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 11:39

There are many ways to tell a story — oral histories, written accounts, plays and movies, to name a few. With help from GIS (Geographic Information System) specialist Bailey Hanson, Iowa State University has decided to tell its land-grant story through story mapping.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 11:05

Summer school is thought of as a time to catch up on schoolwork and get back in the groove before the regular academic year begins again. This summer, however, some students learned in a unique way with Ricochet, an Iowa 4-H leadership program.

Monday, August 28, 2017 - 15:31

Anindita Das, community development specialist, has been with the Refugee Alliance of Central Iowa for about 15 months and her impact already is being felt in many important ways.

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 09:02

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is reviving its Community Tree Steward program, a seven-meeting course designed to train community members on proper selection, care and maintenance of trees.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 14:59

Gary Taylor has been named director for the Community and Economic Development program of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. He has been interim director since 2015. He also will serve as associate director of the Institute for Design Research and Outreach, and director of Design Extension. His appointment begins Aug. 19.