Floodplain Management in Wisconsin Rapids

The student project manager at Vortex Engineering guided Wisconsin Rapids with flooing issues within their community. With substantial flooding along the Wisconsin River, the group urged the problem be solved to ensure the safety of those living within the area. UniverCity Year Contact Info Gavin Luter Managing Director gavin@cows.org 608-261-1141 […]

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Public Art in Wisconsin Rapids

Ripon College’s Art Management 377 class captured murals, tombstones, sculptures, and benches that are important to Wisconsin Rapid’s history. This spreads awareness of the county’s impact on history. Some images explain the importance of the train that ran through town, the progression of medicine from 1855-2007, and depictions of the creation of the paper mill/dam. […]

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Redefining Wisconsin Rapids Campaign

The Redefining Wisconsin Rapids campgain, researched by students in Journalism 445, sought out to accomplish four long-term and short-term goals. The group wanted to enhance the public image of Wisconsin Rapids by increasing comminity pride and involvement, create city ownership, redesign traffic flow to go through the center of town, and foster an envision that […]

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Public Relations and Marketing Strategy for Wisconsin Rapids Recreation Center

The students in Journalsim 454 at the University of Oregon advised the Wisconsin Rapids Recreation Complex on how to better market their brand by increasing presence on social media and updating their website. In doing so, community members will be more well informed, increase activity levels promoting healthier lifestyles. UniverCity Year Contact Info Gavin Luter […]

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Public Relations and Social Media Plans for Parks in Wisconsin Rapids

Students in Journalsim 454 at the University of Oregon worked with Wisconsin Rapids to increase the presence and usability of their outdoor parks and recreation centers. Creating a strong sense of community online through social media will help the group market the parks. More people attending parks builds a sense of belonging and promotes healthy […]

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Boletín 2020

El presente boletín tiene como objetivo informar a la comunidad académica y al público en general sobre las acciones que, durante el primer semestre del 2020, han emprendido tanto la Clínica Jurídica de Derecho Ambiental de la Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú – PUCP, como las clínicas que forman parte de la Alianza de Clínicas […]

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Sustainability Plan Review

Peoria is recognized as a local leader in sustainability, through its numerous sustainability programs for residents, businesses, and internal operations. For example, the City incorporates LEED building standards and has an internal “Green Team” that works to implement Peoria’s sustainability initiatives. A cornerstone of the city’s sustainability orientation is its Sustainability Action Plan (SAP). A […]

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COVID-19: Needs Assessment (2/3)

The City of Peoria has continually demonstrated itself as a forward-thinking, sustainability-minded city. With a booming economy and population growth, Peoria is presented with the opportunity to support its community as the recent COVID-19 pandemic makes its way throughout the state. With financial instability and health concerns, the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated several existing challenges, […]

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COVID-19: Messaging Review (1/3)

The City of Peoria has continually demonstrated itself as a forward-thinking, sustainability-minded city. With booming economic and population growth, Peoria is presented with the opportunity to support its community as the recent COVID-19 pandemic makes its way throughout the state. With financial instability and health concerns, the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated several existing challenges, calling […]

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Community Forestry Program Development Project (1/2)

Arid communities such as Peoria are often in search of innovative and sustainable heat mitigation solutions. Urban forestry is a growing practice that can help reduce energy consumption, increase pedestrian comfort, and provide environmental benefits such as filtering pollutants from urban air. The Fall 2020 portion of the project, summarized in Part 2 of this […]

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