News & Events

Sara Meerow and Joshua Newell’s paper on Defining Urban Resilience wins the 2016 Weddle Prize

June 22, 2017

Congratulations to our SRN members, Sara Meerow and Josh Newell, who have won Landscape & Urban Planning’s third annual Weddle Prize. Their paper examines the definition and usage of urban … Read more

Student Feature: Why do we shop at Farmer’s Markets? Kate Gurke and Graham Ambrose Conduct Survey to Explore Motivations.

June 06, 2017

SRN students Graham Ambrose and Kate Gurke have worked on a study to understand how subjective well-being motivates sustainable purchasing decisions using a survey model known as dot surveys at … Read more

Ashly Spevacek and Sam Tabory join the staff at Sustainable Healthy Cities

May 19, 2017

Please join us in welcoming the two newest members of our Network staff, Ashly Spevacek and Sam Tabory. They join  our research and project management team as we bid farewell … Read more

Kara Kockelman part of UT Austin team to address U.S. transportation challenges

May 12, 2017

The Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin is one of four institutions selected by the National Science Foundation to partner with government agencies and private … Read more

Virtual Forum: Water-Wastewater and Stormwater-Green Infrastructure, Pt. 1

April 14, 2017

Join us today, Friday, 4/14, for a discussion on: Water-Wastewater and Stormwater-Green Infrastructure, Pt.1: Led by: Dr. Paige Novak (University of Minnesota) & Dr. Lut Raskin (University of Michigan) Discussing: What does (and can and … Read more

Virtual Forum: Richard Plunz and Dana Boyer discuss Urban Agriculture and Food Systems

April 12, 2017

Join us Wednesday, 4/12, for a discussion on: Urban Agriculture and Food Systems, Pt. 2: Led by: Prof. Richard Plunz (Columbia University) Discussing: The Food System in New York City & Dana Boyer (PhD, University … Read more

Student Feature: Ecosystem Services of Urban Farms by Xinyu Liu and Varsha Gopalakrishnan

April 11, 2017

Xinyu Liu and Varsha Gopalakrishnan, PhD students in Prof. Bhavik Bakshi’s group at The Ohio State University work on integrating the role of ecosystem services into engineering design and decision … Read more

Virtual Forum: Transportation Design & Policy for Sustainable Healthy Cities (Pt.2)

March 23, 2017

Join us Friday for a discussion on: Transportation Design & Policy for Sustainable Healthy Cities, Pt. 2: Potential Outcomes from (Shared, Electric) Automated Vehicles Led by: Frank Douma (University of Minnesota) & Dr. … Read more

Student Feature: Turning waste into biofuel by Shilva Shrestha and Xavier Fonoll at UMich

March 22, 2017

Shilva Shrestha, a current PhD student, and Xavier Fonoll, a post-doctoral fellow, in Professor Lutgarde Raskin’s research group at the University of Michigan, started a collaborative project between the University … Read more

External Advisory Committee visits University of Minnesota for annual review meeting

March 13, 2017

On March 7-8, the SRN’s External Advisory Committee (EAC) met with lead faculty and staff in Minneapolis. The EAC, led by Raj Rajan from Ecolab, has members from industry, government … Read more