News & Events

Network’s Annual Meeting Includes Interdisciplinary Skills Workshop

August 27, 2016

The annual meeting of the Sustainable Healthy Cities Network convened on August 25th in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The first component of the meeting was a course for graduate students on Interdisciplinary Environmental Study … Read more

Co-PI Orlove Connects Urban Planning and Glacial Flooding

August 25, 2016

SRN Co-PI, Benjamin Orlove, Columbia University,  was a keynote speaker at the International Glacier and Mountain Ecosystems Forum, held 10-12 August in Huaraz, Ancash region, Peru. The event was hosted by a … Read more

Co-Director Culligan Contributes to Report on Smart Cities

July 27, 2016

A report from a National Science Foundation Workshop on Smart Cities held on December 3-4, 2015 in Arlington, VA was recently approved for release. Patricia Culligan, Professor of Civil Engineering … Read more

SRN Researchers Present at Gordon Research Conference

July 14, 2016

SRN faculty, students, and post-docs participated in the Industrial Ecology Gordon Research Conference from Jun 18-24, 2016 in Stowe, VT. The theme of the conference was “Opportunities for the Critical … Read more

Director Ramaswami to Chair GRC

July 14, 2016

Anu Ramaswami, Charles M. Denny Jr. Chair Professor of Science Technology and Environmental Policy and the Director of the Sustainable Healthy Cities Network, was recently elected Vice Chair of the … Read more

New Faces to the SRN and One Farewell

July 12, 2016

Faculty Please join us in welcoming Gabriel Chan and Cali Curley to the Network’s team of faculty! Gabriel Chan is an Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota. He will … Read more

SRN Successfully Presents First Year Progress to NSF

July 06, 2016

June 30 and July 1, 2016 Our cooperative agreement with the National Science Foundation allows us to present them with our progress annually. PI’s Anu Ramaswami, Trish Culligan, and Ted Russell, … Read more

Professor Ramaswami Interviewed by John Batchelor Show

June 09, 2016

June 2, 2016 The recently commentary in Science by SRN Professors, Anu Ramaswami, Patricia Culligan, and Ted Russell prompted The John Batchelor Show to interview Ramaswami on what it means … Read more

PIs Ramaswami, Russell, and Culligan co-author commentary in Science on smart sustainable healthy cities

May 26, 2016

“We must move beyond data to the systems-level decisions that we as a society must make to transition toward a smart, sustainable, and healthy urban future,” says SRN lead PI … Read more

Professor Botchwey to Present at GIS and Health Symposium

April 27, 2016

The Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA), in partnership with the American Public Health Association (APHA) is hosting the 2016 GIS and Health Symposium “Mapping the Way to Healthy Communities”. Dr. Nisha Botchwey and Ph.D. … Read more