Tag Archives: 2017 spring course


Fisher and Ramaswami discuss Sustainable Healthy Cities, Urban Design & Disruptive Technologies to launch our network’s Spring 2017 course

January 19, 2017

Join us Friday for a discussion on: Sustainable Healthy Cities, Urban Design & Disruptive Technologies 

Led by: Prof. Thomas Fisher, Director, Minnesota Design Center, University of Minnesota College of Design, discussing: Disruptive Technology and Urban Form 


Prof. Anu Ramaswami, Director, Center for Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy, University of Minnesota, on: Meta-Principles for Developing Smart, Sustainable, and Healthy Cities

Followed by an on-line discussion about our urban future, connecting systems thinking, urban design, sustainability and health assessments with disruptive technologies.

Friday January 20, 3:00 to 4:30 PM Central

Participants can view PowerPoint presentations on these topics before the forum by opening the PDFs here and here. (For copies of the narrated PowerPoints, contact srn.cities@gmail.com).

To view or join the discussion on Friday: Join Here, Access Code: 383-419-437.


Virtual Forum: Elliott, Motzny and Foster discuss Water-Wastewater and Stormwater-Green Infrastructure, Pt. 2

April 20, 2016

Join us Friday, 4/21, for a discussion on: Water-Wastewater and Stormwater-Green Infrastructure, Pt.2: Research on Environment, Health, and Well-Being for Urban Green Infrastructure

Led by: Robert Elliott and Amy Motzny (Columbia University, Advisor: Dr. Patricia Culligan) Alec Foster (University of Michigan, Advisor: Josh Newell)

Friday April 21, 2:30 to 4:30 PM Central

To view or join the discussion on Friday: Join Here, Access Code: 383-419-437.

These lectures and discussions are part of a course offered by the MSSTEP Program and the Sustainable Healthy Cities Network, Infrastructure Transformations for Sustainable Healthy Cities: Design and Policy.