Penn Institute for Urban Research launches Urban Research eJournal


The University of Pennsylvania’s Institute for Urban Research, co-chaired by Eugenie Birch, the Nussdorf Professor of Urban Research, co-chair of the World Urban Campaign, and ULI/Citistates Summit presenter, has launched a new research forum dedicated to disseminating the latest scholarly work on urbanism and sustainability. …
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Tacoma Mayor Marilyn Strickland among Four U.S. Mayors Named as Fellows by the Urban Land Institute Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership In Land Use

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership has named Mayor Marilyn Strickland, of Tacoma, Washington along with three other mayors of major U.S. cities to serve in fellowships for the Center through 2013. Strickland’s local team will join those led by the mayors of Austin, Texas; Hartford, Connecticut; and Louisville, Kentucky. The purpose of the fellowship program is to provide city leaders with the insights, peer-to-peer learning, and analysis needed to successfully build and sustain their cities….
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ULI Receives $150,000 Grant from the John D. and Catherine T. Macarthur Foundation To Support Institute’s Climate Change, Land Use and Energy Initiative

The Urban Land Institute (ULI), a global research and education institute dedicated to responsible land use and sustainable community building, has been awarded a $150,000 grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to support ULI’s initiative dedicated to energy-efficient and environmentally conscious real estate practices….
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ULI’s Patrick L. Phillips Participates at Summer Davos Gathering

Church in Tianjin

ULI Chief Executive Officer Patrick Phillips joined a panel of international experts in China to advise local and national stakeholders about addressing major urban development challenges confronting the city of Tianjin, including rapid urbanization. The meeting was held concurrently in Tianjin with the WEF’s Summer Davos gathering of business, government and civil society leaders, and Phillips engaged in a number of other sessions important to ULI’s members….
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