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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

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

Fall 2016 Newsletter

September 6, 2016

How can tree ring records tell us a 500-year-old history of drought on the U.S. West Coast? Shouldn’t new school siting be connected to transportation and land use planning? Read about research on these subjects and more here!