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

Tift Merritt and the Lyrical Language of History and Place

October 9, 2018

The idea came together over lunch in a Raleigh café on May 2, 2018. Kate Pearce (MCRP ’10), planning supervisor with the City of Raleigh, effected a virtual introduction between American Studies Professor Bobby Allen and Tift Merritt, Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter, … 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

CURS Hosts Annual Faculty Fellows Luncheon at Hickerson House

October 2, 2018

On September 26, 2018, the Center for Urban and Regional Studies (CURS) hosted researchers from across The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill at its annual Faculty Fellows luncheon. Faculty Fellows representing nine academic departments and the Schools of … Continued

Summer 2018 Newsletter

August 17, 2018

In this issue: Chokepoints: The Challenges and Opportunities of Blockages; Access to Opportunity in Two Neighborhoods in San Francisco and New Orleans; Are There Health Risks or Health Benefits for Teens Growing Up in HUD-Assisted Housing?; Announcing: Conversations at Hickerson … Continued