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MET’s Enrique Silva Helps Organize BU Pardee Event
Boston University’s Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, Latin American Studies Program, and Initiative on Cities co-sponsored the event “Latin American Urban Experiences: Crisis, Creativity, and Renewal.” Held on April 19, 2014, and organized by Pardee Faculty Fellows Susan Eckstein and Enrique Silva—who is also assistant professor of city planning and urban affairs at MET—the event featured faculty and student panel presentations on life in Latin American cities. Using highway development in Chile as an example, Silva spoke about the ways strategic city planning impacts life in large urban areas. The event concluded with comments from former Boston mayor Thomas Menino, who now serves as co-director of BU’s Initiative on Cities. Read more »
City Planning and Urban Affairs Alumni Panel Networking Event
Friday April 4, 2014 at 7pm
Brandon Wilson: Executive Director, Somerville Historic Preservation Commission
Mickey Northcutt: Chief Executive Officer, North Shore CDC
Rachel Szakmary: Transportation Planner, City of Boston
Internship and Employment Opportunities Are Listed
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Real Estate studies at BU!
Announcing the new Graduate Certificate in Applied Sustainability, a four-course, interdisciplinary program that prepares students to lead government, corporate, and community organizations to economically feasible sustainability in urban settings.
Preservation Studies at BU!
A Look Back at Haiti
As the year anniversary of the devastating earthquake in Haiti approaches, we take a look back on the journey Enrique Silva and other MET community members made to Haiti to discuss rebuilding and recover efforts with government officials. Click here to watch the video