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Urban Studies and Community Development

The career of the future! People increasingly live in cities. What is their history? What political, economic, and cultural dynamics will shape the future of urban life? Urban Studies and Community Development at Boise State University works to assure that we live sustainably with each other and our environment.

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

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Experiential Learning

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Research and Urban Resources

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Internships & Careers

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Meet Our Students

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Public Impact

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