Increasing the well-being of all those who make their homes in the world’s urban environment, and creating more productive, livable, inclusive, and sustainable spaces are grand challenges of the 21st century. Urban research universities have a unique responsibility in addressing these challenges. In accordance with Goal 4 of GSU’s strategic plan, the Urban Studies Institute advances the urban mission of the University. The Institute’s interdisciplinary research and teaching is focused on a better understanding and effective management of the complex challenges facing cities and urbanizing regions. Urban Map Spotlight
- Contraband Urbanity Speaker Series – October 25th at 3:00pm
- David Iwaniec Publishes “Pluvial Flood Risk and Opportunities for Resilience” in WIREs Water.
- Jean-Paul Addie Publishes From the ‘Smart City to the ‘Smart Metropolis’?
- Dan Immergluck Publishes New Paper in Cityscape .
- Chris Wyczalkowski, postdoctoral associate at USI, is featured in the Saporta Report.
The Institute’s research and teaching concentrate on three overarching themes: