Education

January 27, 2017

Vehicle testing at the Transportation Research Center at Ohio State University. The state of Ohio and Ohio State University are joining forces to fund the first phase of a $45 million autonomous vehicle research and testing center, Ohio Gov. John R. Kasich announced on Thursday.

January 10, 2017

The new center, called Connected Cities for Smart Mobility toward Accessible and Resilient Transportation (C2SMART), aims to accelerate transportation opportunities arising from unprecedented recent advances in communication and smart technologies. In addition to research aimed at finding... read more

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December 13, 2016 | Dr. Jaoquin Rodriguez, Leading Cities Barcelona Local Coordinator

We have to admit that the role of the university in our society is evolving in a direction very difficult to define, finding itself in a no man’s land between the tradition it represents and a new social framework where knowledge is Online, and the capabilities and qualifications that our... read more

September 12, 2016

As tech becomes more and more integral to our cities, STEM education from an early age will be essential. Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto knows this, which is why the five of the city’s recreation centers will serve as technology-focused education centers during the week.

August 31, 2016

Anyone reading this doesn't have to be told that it is a challenging time to work in government. The kinds of policy and management problems that public leaders face - from emergency management to cybersecurity to health care to improving education - require marshaling our collective... read more

August 30, 2016

Cities today are being pulled in two different and contradictory directions: They're being told to work smarter but to not spend any more taxpayer dollars doing it, a modern variation of the age-old paradox of "doing more with less."

August 15, 2016

The CH2M Foundation, The Nature Conservancy, and W. B. Saul High School received the US2020 STEM Mentoring Award for Excellence in Public-Private Partnerships as part of the 2016 STEM Mentoring Symposium at the White House in an event held on August 11. The

Image source: Haverford.edu

Image source: Haverford.edu

April 25, 2016

I went through extreme nostalgia last week during a business trip to Burlington, Vermont, the idyllic city on Lake Champlain that is the home to the University of Vermont and Champlain College.  It happened that my visit coincided with the recent spring vacation for high schoolers across New... read more

September 21, 2015

Lexington, Kentucky (Photo by Britt Selvitelle) Post-industrial City. Metropolis. Border Town. Tourist Mecca. We like to classify our cities, giving them labels that signal what makes them tick, why they're special. Now, data suggest there's another urban typology to add to the list: The... read more

August 21, 2015

PITTSBURGH, NEW YORK AND WASHINGTON, D.C. - Mayor William Peduto joined Cities of Service, the Corporation for National and Community Service, which administers AmeriCorps, and the Rockefeller Foundation in announcing today the 10 cities which together form the first Resilience AmeriCorps cities... read more

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