Urban Studies and Community Development

Urban Studies and Community Development

Urban Studies and Community Development at Boise State University relates the past to the future of cities, their politics, and economics, their environmental and cultural trends.

Build the Future. Inspire.

Urban Studies and Community Development at Boise State University is multidisciplinary and experiential. Its objective is to nurture the ideas and skills highly prized in urban and community development professions. Its purpose is to inform planning and policymaking, to foster equity and social welfare, to seed civic engagement through democratic participation, to empower and inspire.

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Teaching
Jetpacks. Hyperloops. Underwater cities. UF100 journeys to tomorrow. Brace for a thrilling ride. Read the Cities of Tomorrow syllabus.

Experiential
Internships. Field Study. Service Learning. Students partner with public/private/nonprofit organizations on community development projects and applied research. Read The Working Artist. 

Research
Thirsty cities rise from the sagebrush. Scholars at Boise State study the cause and effect.

Cities of Tomorrow

Teaching

Cities of Tomorrow
Read "The Working Artist"

Experiential Learning

Read "The Working Artist"

Research

Careers

Careers

Careers
Fun sites of interest

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Watch Pay and Sit

Pay and Sit

Watch Pay and Sit
Watch Boise Greenbelt

Greenbelt

Watch Boise Greenbelt
Watch Lost Boise

Lost Boise

Watch Lost Boise
3,700 BC

Civilization Timeline

3,700 BC