Announcing the Fall 2014/Spring 2015 CURS Scholar-in-Residence Opportunity

December 13, 2013

Announcing the Fall 2014/Spring 2015 CURS Scholar-in-Residence Opportunity With support from the Dean’s Office, College of Arts & Sciences, the Center for Urban & Regional Studies (CURS) is pleased to solicit applications again for its Scholar-in-Residence Program. The CURS Scholar-in-Residence Program provides … Continued

Upcoming Brown Bag: Sensible Lives, Sustainable Neighborhoods

December 11, 2013

Dave Wann, author of Affluenza, Superbia! and The New Normal Author and filmmaker Dave Wann champions a “New Suburbanism,” a creative, incremental approach to reinventing the existing suburban landscape, one neighborhood at a time. Wann has been exploring and promoting … Continued

CURS Director’s work featured on Fox Business

November 6, 2013

Research conducted by Dr. Bill Rohe, director of the Center for Urban & Regional Studies, was featured in the Fox Business article “Do Renters Really Decrease Nearby Home Values?” Click to read the Fox Business article.

October 2013 Newsletter

October 10, 2013

A CURS researcher is studying tree rings to learn about climate change, and teams of CURS researchers are working with the Charlotte Housing Authority to evaluate innovative programs. All of this and more, in our October 2013 newsletter! Read it here!