At the Penn Institute for Urban Research (Penn IUR), it’s all about advancing crossdisciplinary research, instruction, and outreach on issues relevant to cities.
The Institute celebrated its 10th anniversary last year. Now, it’s working hard to build off that decade of growth.
In this edition of By The Numbers, the Current gives a glimpse into the different aspects that make Penn IUR thrive.
|12||Schools at the University affiliated with Penn IUR.|
|17||Public interest events in the 2014-15 academic year. In 10 years, Penn IUR has convened 144 of these.|
|30||Penn IUR Urban Leadership Award winners since 2004.|
|21||National Impact Conferences Penn IUR has hosted. Each event typically attracts 100 to 400 people.|
|7||Students who participated in the Penn IUR Undergraduate Urban Research Colloquium (UURC) this year. Since the UURC was created in 2005, 58 faculty members and 104 undergraduate students have been involved.|
|29||Titles published in Penn IUR’s “City in the 21st Century” book series, which is produced with Penn Press. Four more books are scheduled for publication this academic year.|
|5,200||Subscribers to “Urban Link,” Penn IUR’s monthly electronic newsletter.|
|418,000||Downloads of Penn IUR’s weekly Urban Research e-Journal, published by the Social Science Research Network.|