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Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA)  [2359]

Persistent link to this collection: http://hdl.handle.net/11299/3561

Established in 1968, the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA) is an all-University applied research and technical assistance center that helps the University of Minnesota fulfill its land grant and urban missions by connecting faculty and student researchers with nonprofit organizations, businesses, neighborhoods, local governments, and state agencies in Minnesota. CURA supports research and publishes policy-oriented reports on a wide range of urban and regional issues.


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Lake of the Woods Solid Waste Policy Report

Krause, Lindsey (2020-08)
Research was conducted for Lake of the Woods County to find policy solutions for the budgetary deficits the county solid waste system and emergency services received in winter of 2020. The deficits were due to the record ...

The Case for Low-Income Solar: Exploring the Obstacles to Solar for LMI Households and Potential Opportunities to Advance Access

Phua, Peiyu (2020-08)
Solar energy — most people would associate it with the wealthy or people who are particularly concerned with the environment. So when they hear the term low-income solar power, they balk at the idea, thinking “what ...

Planning the Future Fire Station in the City of Victoria

Wu, Emma (Resilient Communities Project (RCP), University of Minnesota, 2020)
This project was completed as part of a partnership between the City of Victoria and the University of Minnesota’s Resilient Communities Project (http://www.rcp.umn.edu). The goal of this project was to begin analyzing and ...

Pioneer Park Master Plan: Best Practices for Community Engagement

Bruns, Catherine J.; Franta, Kyle; Klenz, Kendra; Bansal, Vipasha; Carlson, Gunnar (Resilient Communities Project (RCP), University of Minnesota, 2020)
This project was completed as part of a partnership between the City of Little Canada and the University of Minnesota’s Resilient Communities Project (http://www.rcp.umn.edu). The goal of this project was to develop community ...

Taking Advantage of this Moment and Opportunity

Reno, Emily (2020)
This project was supported by RSDP (Regional Sustainable Development Partnership). With the help of a graduate student from the University of Minnesota, Agua Gorda Cooperative undertook a project from February to May ...

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