Fall 2018 Newsletter

November 13, 2018

In this issue: Striking a Balance: A National Assessment of Economic Development Incentives; Cultivating Hope: Global Change and Local Food Production in Dominica; Tift Merritt and the Lyrical Language of History and Place; Conversations at Hickerson House: Xiaodong Chen and … Continued

CURS Announces Five New Grant Awards

October 3, 2018

Congratulations to four CURS Faculty Fellows on receiving five new grants in the past quarter year. From sharing economies and ride sharing to public transportation and public housing – below are short summaries of each research project. Grounding Digital Platforms: … Continued

Chokepoints: The Challenges and Opportunities of Blockages

June 13, 2018

Tunnels, corridors and cables – conduits that can become “chokepoints” – places where malfunction, blockage or strategic pressure constrict the flows and connections of human systems. In 2016, CURS Faculty Fellows Townsend Middleton and Gabriela Valdivia convened a group of … Continued