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Smart Growth: Creating Sustainable Cities Through Higher Education

In urban planning circles, smart growth refers to the infrastructure development strategies cities employ in hopes of creating more sustainable and successful communities. But, what about the other smart growth -- the approach that involves investing in the development of our citizens, our human capital?

Read the full op-ed in the Huffington Post

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Lumina Initiative Gives Community Leaders Support to Deepen Local Efforts
Lumina Initiative Gives Community Leaders Support to Deepen Local Efforts
December 14, 2013

Twenty U.S. communities were announced as the first partners in a promising community mobilization initiative led by Lumina Foundation. Designed to help communities and regions dramatically increase the number of local residents with postsecondary credentials, the collaborative effort connects participating cities with significant technical and planning assistance, data tools, flexible funding and special access to a powerful network of national thought leaders.