Tag: Urban Development

Urbanization in Ghana: Challenges and Opportunities

The Honorable US Ambassador of the Republic of Ghana visits BU to explore collaborations for urban expertise and development @Initiative on Cities, Boston University, September 29, 2017 On Friday, September 29th 2017, the 19th Ambassador of the Republic of Ghana to the United States, Dr. Barfuor Adjei-Barwuah, gave a talk on sustainable development in Ghana. Having previously […]

#cityplanningBU Student Proposes Strategic Plan of Urban Development for Valledupar, Colombia

The city of Valledupar, in the department (state) of Cesar, Colombia, has been suffering from an accelerated rate of growth. Valledupar was included among a group of 200 cities with the fastest growth in Latin America by the New York University Urban Expansion Program, United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN Habitat) and the Lincoln Institute of Land […]

Boston Urban Symposium Teams Up for the Spring Semester!

Professor Yesim Sungu-Eryilmaz’s Boston Urban Symposium class kicked off the spring semester by participating in the Spaghetti Marshmallow Challenge, a team building exercise with the goal of revealing innate personality traits about different team members in a group, as well as highlighting the different roles members undertake and overall group dynamics. The importance of team […]