Penn IUR’s inaugural Cities and Contagion: Lessons from COVID-19 initiative brings together experts who can help interpret the pandemic’s implications for urbanization.
At COP 25, representatives from the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy, Perry World House, Penn IUR, and elsewhere discuss global climate challenges.
SoleProvider won the Sustainable Solutions competition created by rising senior Richard Ling. The automated texting system offers Philadelphia’s homeless a simple way to request a particular need and for users to fulfill it.
Through the program, offered by the Penn Institute for Urban Research, 14 students will meet with a former Philadelphia mayor, Philly’s current director of planning and development, and more.
Philadelphia’s rich history and forward momentum make it ripe for scientific inquiry for a number of Penn schools and departments, from urban and population studies to medicine and anthropology.
The “City in the Twenty-First Century” series has published more than three dozen books, aimed at showcasing a breadth of experiences about the urban condition.
Representatives from the Penn Institute for Urban Research, Perry World House, and the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy will be on hand to showcase the University’s breadth and depth on urban issues.
The Penn Institute for Urban Research (Penn IUR), in collaboration with Perry World House (PWH), is pleased to announce its annual photo contest. This year’s theme focuses on the topic of urbanization and migration.
The University of Pennsylvania’s Megan S. Ryerson, of the School of Design, has received the Transportation Research Board’s 2016 Fred Burggraf Award.
The Penn Institute for Urban Research (Penn IUR) will participate in Habitat III, the United Nations premier conference addressing sustainable urban development, to be held in Quito, Ecuador on October 17-20, 2016.