A research team including IURD affiliate Charisma Acey at the Berkeley Food Institute was awarded a $295,000 grant from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research. Click here to read the press release.
IURD Affiliate and Berkeley Research Team Awarded Grant
Director Corburn and Student Researcher Joe Griffin Featured in Article
Richmond Confidential, a news site run by the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, writes about Richmond's access to healthcare resources. You can read the article here.
IURD Graduate Student Researcher Featured in the Daily Cal
Jaime Lopez, a graduate student researcher with IURD, published an opinions piece with the Daily Cal. Read the piece here.
IURD Student Researcher Receives 2017 Switzer Environmental Fellowship
Miriam Solis, one of Director Corburn's doctoral students, received a Switzer Environmental Fellowship from the Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation. Click here to read more about Ms. Solis and about the fellowship.
Director Corburn Awarded Peder Sather Grant with Professor Jørn Cruickshank
Director Corburn was awarded the Peder Sather Grant with Professor Jørn Cruickshank from the University of Agder in Norway. Click here to read more about the Peder Sather Grant Program.
Director Corburn Interviewed by IAPHS about RWJF Research Project
Recently, UC Berkeley Professor and IURD Director Jason Corburn was awarded an 18-month grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for his project “Learning from Slum Upgrading for Building Healthy Communities.” Click here to read his interview from IAPHS about his planned work.
IURD Partners with Advance Peace as Co-Lead Evaluators
IURD is honored to partner with Advance Peace as part of its research and evaluation team.
Director Jason Corburn’s Work Featured in the NY Times
Click here to read the article, which features Professor Corburn's Richmond work.
IURD Faculty Affiliate, Professor Daniel Rodriguez, Featured on CED Website
Click here to read IURD Faculty Affiliate Professor Daniel Rodriguez's College of Environmental Design Faculty Feature.
IURD Spring 2017 Seminar: Cities for Life, Lessons from Medellín
In the last 20 years, the city of Medellín has lived a great transformation. Previously considered one of the most violent cities in the world due to leading global homicide rates, today Medellín is recognized for its vast accomplishments, named the most innovative city by Wall Street Journal and the Urban Land Institute in 2013 and receiving the Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize in 2016. Most importantly, the city has reduced its homicide rate by 95%, strengthening one of the central pillars of a City for Life.