Penn Institute for Urban Research

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.

Penn IUR

At the Penn Institute for Urban Research (Penn IUR), it’s all about advancing crossdisciplinary research, instruction, and outreach on issues relevant to cities.

Penn IUR

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.

12Schools at the University affiliated with Penn IUR.
17Public interest events in the 2014-15 academic year. In 10 years, Penn IUR has convened 144 of these.
30Penn IUR Urban Leadership Award winners since 2004.
21National Impact Conferences Penn IUR has hosted. Each event typically attracts 100 to 400 people.
7Students 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.
29Titles 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.
5,200Subscribers to “Urban Link,” Penn IUR’s monthly electronic newsletter.
418,000Downloads of Penn IUR’s weekly Urban Research e-Journal, published by the Social Science Research Network.

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