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2011-11-28 17:18:34

With his June 2011 senior thesis examining tent cities, UC planning graduate Andrew Heben seemingly foreshadowed current “Occupy” protests. That research has already been published in Planning magazine, and Heben hopes to turn his student thesis into a book. As part of his research for his senior thesis as an urban planning student at the University of Cincinnati, Andrew Heben spent a month during the summer of 2010 living in an unsanctioned tent encampment in Ann Arbor, Mich.,...

2011-09-09 21:00:00

More than 300 participants expected to attend conference that explores how communities build civic infrastructure to help improve outcomes for kids Portland, Ore. (PRWEB) September 09, 2011 More than 300 educators, elected officials, community leaders, business leaders and others from 20 communities throughout the United States are expected to attend the second annual national Strive Network convening September 15 and 16 at the Governor Hotel downtown. The convening, titled...

2011-08-09 07:22:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To better understand the dynamic behavior of cities, the City of Portland and IBM (NYSE: IBM) have collaborated to develop an interactive model of the relationships that exist among the city's core systems, including the economy, housing, education, public safety, transportation, healthcare/wellness, government services and utilities. The resulting computer simulation allowed Portland's leaders to see how city systems work together, and in turn...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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