News & Events

Helping Cities Navigate a Climate-Changed Future

August 21, 2015

A Q&A with Anu Ramaswami, an urban sustainability expert at the University of Minnesota, about a new program to make cities sustainable. Read the full interview on InsideClimate News.

IonE Fellow to Lead Global Project on Sustainable Cities

August 17, 2015

What is a healthy city? How does society weigh the conveniences of transportation, readily available water and electricity, and placement of that new shopping center against the environmental impacts of … Read more

CSU Joins Network to Research Sustainable, Livable Cities

August 17, 2015

Colorado State University researchers will be part of a unique network of scientists, industry leaders and policy partners committed to building better cities of the future. The consortium, supported by … Read more

News Roundup – Week One

August 17, 2015

“U of M Leads Project to Build Sustainable, Livable Cities” KSTP TV-5, ABC News, Minneapolis/St. Paul August 12, 2015 “University of Minnesota leads a $12M research network to build healthy, … Read more

University of Minnesota Leads a $12M Research Network to Build Healthy, Sustainable, and Livable Cities

August 11, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS/SAINT PAUL — The University of Minnesota has received a $12 million dollar award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to bring together a unique network of scientists, industry leaders, and … Read more

U-M Part of New Network to Build Sustainable, Livable Cities

August 11, 2015

The University of Michigan is one of nine research universities in a new international effort, funded by a $12 million award from the National Science Foundation, to build better cities … Read more

NSF Funds $12M Research Network to Build the Healthy, Sustainable, Livable Cities of the Future

August 11, 2015

Ted Russell will help lead a new Sustainability Research Network anchored at Georgia Tech, University of Minnesota and Columbia University How will we build the cities of the future in … Read more

The Big City Scaled Down for Sustainability

August 11, 2015

Columbia To Co-Lead $12 Million Livable Cities Research Project. Two-thirds of people on the planet will live in cities by 2050 but few cities are prepared for the coming population … Read more

National Science Foundation Grant Aims To Build More Livable Cities

August 11, 2015

Florida State University is among nine universities that will share a $12 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to build a unique network of scientists, industry leaders and … Read more

SRN Faculty Presents to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

January 26, 2015

University of Minnesota assistant professor in the Division of Environmental Health Sciences and Institute on the Environment fellow, Matteo Convertino, was selected as one of sixteen teams to participate as … Read more