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 […]