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The University of Northern Iowa will participate in a newly-funded Midwest Transportation Consortium.UNI will be working with Iowa State and the University of Iowa.The Consortium will be administered through Iowa State. UNIís role will focus on spatial data analysis.

Click here for a press release related to the new program.

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At UNI, the consortium will support several graduate research assistantships in the area of transportation safety.

The University of Northern Iowa will have several research assistantships and tuition scholarships available to incoming Masters students interested in transportation safety, starting in Fall 2007.  These assistantships are made possible through UNI's participation in the Midwest Transportation Consortium, funded by the University Transportation Center program of the U.S. DOT.   Within the area of transportation safety, projects will emphasize the use of GIS, spatial analysis, public policy, and transportation planning to identify and address transportation safety issues.  For more information on the transportation program at UNI, please contact Tim Strauss (tim.strauss@uni.edu; 319-273-7467).  For application materials and information on the UNI Department of Geography graduate program, please contact Graduate Coordinator David May (dave.may@uni.edu) or visit http://www.uni.edu/geography/graduate_program.html.


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