Boston University

MetroBridge Website | www.bu.edu/ioc/metrobridge The MetroBridge program at the Initiative on Cities is a new approach to bridging the needs of local government with the capacities at Boston University. Every city or town has a wish list of projects to complete, but they don’t always have the time or capacity to address all of them. […]

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Augustana College

Sustainable Working Landscapes Initiative Website | www.augustana.edu/academics/core/upper-mississippi-center The Sustainable Working Land Initiative (SWLI) is the centerpiece of the Upper Mississippi Center’s (UMC) efforts to build learning partnerships that enhance the value of a liberal arts education by solving challenges facing communities. The model is a one- or two-year partnership between Augustana and a city/county partner, matching […]

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Arizona State University

Project Cities Website | projectcities.asu.edu Project Cities is a university-community partnership. Through the program, sustainability faculty and students pair with a city to co-create strategies for better environmental, economic and social balance in the places we live. Students from multiple disciplines research difficult problems chosen by the city and propose innovative sustainability solutions that enable the […]

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Salem staff re-energized by over $8 million in faculty and student efforts

Successful financial management during the financial crisis contributed to the city’s ability to invest in a unique community-university partnership program at the University of Oregon. The Sustainable City Year Program (SCYP) is a multi-disciplinary year-long effort directing faculty and their students towards the issues faced by a community. As a member of the Educational Partnerships […]

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