Team of City Planning Students & Alums Win International Innovation Prize

A team of Metropolitan College Master of City Planning and Master of Urban Affairs students and alumni were crowned victors at the prestigious 2017 IXL Innovation Olympics, which sees graduate students from around the world compete to creatively solve sponsor-presented challenges. Graduates Alejandro Delgado (MBA, MUA ’17), David Valecillos (MCP ’14), and Luis Quintanilla (MBA, […]

MET’s Urban Adaptation Expert Helps Prep University for Climate Events

As part of BU’s Climate Action Plan Task Force, Dr. Madhu Dutta-Koehler, director of the MET City Planning & Urban Affairs programs and associate professor of the practice, is applying her expertise in urban resilience to help devise plans for the University to weather potential high-impact weather events affecting the Charles River campus. Dutta-Koehler, whose […]

Urbanization in Ghana, with Ghana’s Ambassador to the U.S.

On September 29, 2017, Boston University’s Initiative on Cities welcomed Dr. Barfuor Adjei-Barwuah, the 19th Ambassador of the Republic of Ghana to the United States, to speak on the topic of Urbanization in Ghana. In a visit facilitated by Kwabena Kyei-Aboagye—Metropolitan College professor and alumnus of the Master of City Planning program—the Ambassador addressed an […]

City Planning & Urban Affairs Students Score Victory in Mobility Contest

Students in the City Planning & Urban Affairs program showed their preparedness to solve real-world challenges—like those they will face in their professional futures—earlier last month when they won the on-campus workshop contest designed to promote equality and access to those in need.. CPUA master’s students Alejandro Delgado and Luis Quintanilla were named winners of […]

City Planning & Urban Affairs Scholars Join City’s ‘Imagine Boston 2030’ Discussion

“Imagine Boston 2030”—the City of Boston’s first comprehensive, city-wide planning project in more than 50 years—is a campaign that evidences the vital roles City Planning & Urban Affairs play in preparing for the future. To mark its kickoff, Boston University’s Initiative on Cities held a “Sharing Visions, Shaping Cities” seminar. The panel was moderated by […]