Eugenie Birch, co-director of the Penn Institute for Urban Research, Penn IUR, at the University of Pennsylvania, has been elected chair of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme’s World Urban Campaign, a global coalition of public, private and civil society partners acting to promote sustainable ur
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A panel discussion hosted by the Penn Institute for Urban Research, including Stefan Al of the School of Design, is highlighted.
With the number of city dwellers expected to double in the next 30 years, bringing the tally to 7 billion city inhabitants worldwide, urbanization poses a wide range of critical issues, including housing, education, food security, energy, crime, economic development, income equality and public health.
Eugenie Birch of the School of Design comments on the expansion of the Mormon Church in Philadelphia.
|WHAT:||“Research to Practice: Building Scholarship Critical to Building a Sustainable Urban Future,” a discussion hosted by the Penn Institute for Urban Research and HUD-sponsored dialogue in advance of the U.S.|
If you saw someone collapse and lose consciousness, you would likely call 911, and if they weren’t breathing and didn’t have a pulse, you might also know to start CPR while you waited for help to arrive. But would you know where to look for an automated external defibrillator (AED)?