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April 18, 2016

Sara Meerow was recently awarded a Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship, the Menakka and Essel Bailey Fellowship, and first place in the AAG Human Dimensions of Global Change Specialty Group Student Research Competition.   The Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship supports outstanding doctoral students in their last year working on dissertations that are unusually creative, ambitious and risk-taking.   The Menakka and Essel Bailey […]

February 19, 2016

“Scaling Up Agriculture in City-Regions to Mitigate FEW System Impacts” produced from the October 2015 NSF-Funded Workshop “FEW Workshop: ‘Scaling Up’ Urban Agriculture to Mitigate Food-Energy-Water Impacts” held at the University of Michigan- Ann Arbor assesses urban agriculture and its relationships with energy, water, food access, and other issues. This white paper summarizes current knowledge […]

February 11, 2016

Paper by Sara Meerow, Joshua Newell, and Melissa Stults in Landscape and Urban Planning reviews the existing literature on urban resilience and proposes a new, inclusive definition. Read the article here.

January 14, 2016

A new paper by Sara Meerow, Joshua Newell, and Melissa Stults in Landscape and Urban Planning reviews the existing literature on urban resilience and proposes a new, inclusive definition. Read the article here.

November 10, 2015

Papers authored by Joshua Newell and USRG member Joshua J. Cousins are now on the website. View More

October 15, 2015

An interdisciplinary group of University of Michigan faculty, as well as visiting faculty and professionals gathered in Ann Arbor last week for a two-day workshop to discuss urban agriculture and its relationships with energy, water, food access, and various other issues. View More

September 14, 2015

The School of Natural Resources and Environment (SNRE) 2015 Doctoral Students’ Speaker Event presents: Can We Achieve Sustainability Within a Capitalist System? Thursday, October 1st 4:00-6:00 Dana Building, room 1040 4:00-5:00: Dr. Paul Robbins, Professor and Director of the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will give a public lecture on […]

August 12, 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 of the future. The University of Minnesota-led project brings together scientists, industry leaders and policy partners committed to creating cities that are highly functional, that […]

May 6, 2015

Sara Meerow recently received a Rackham International Research Award to support her dissertation fieldwork in Manila, Philippines. Sara departs for Manila in May, where she will be examining green infrastructure and resilience planning in the vulnerable coastal megacity.