A group of undergraduate Urban Studies majors, - the Galtier Parant Group - advised by Paula Pentel, has won the 2018 NAIOP competition with their plan to redevelop the old West Publishing /Ramsey County jail site in St Paul.
Cover letters can be difficult to do well. Assistant professor and faculty fellow Somayeh Dodge makes sure that her students know exactly how to write one. As part of her geographic information science curriculum, she has students find real job openings in the field and helps them understand why their school work makes them qualify.
Racial covenants were hidden in tens of thousands of Minneapolis housing deeds. Graduate student Kevin Ehrman-Solberg is using GIS mapping to shed light on the hidden history and conventional narrative of the city.