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Biswa Das, Nora Ladjahasan, Liesl Eathington, Eric Christianson, Jane Nolan Goeken & Scott Tim

Author: Heather Sauer | Image: Heather Sauer

Biswa Das, associate professor of community and regional planning, and Nora Ladjahasan, assistant scientist with the Institute for Design Research and Outreach, are members of a team that received the 2021 ISU Extension and Outreach Outstanding Practice in Community Engagement Award March 9 at the ISU Extension and Outreach Annual Conference.

The team includes Liesl Eathington, research scientist in the Department of Economics; Eric Christianson, industry extension specialist with ISU Extension and Outreach Community and Economic Development (CED); and CED education extension specialists Jane Nolan Goeken and Scott Tim. They were recognized for their work with the Northeast Iowa Business Network to conduct a multi-county study to better understand workforce housing needs, commuting patterns and housing preferences.