RCP in the News

Below are links to selected news articles, podcasts, and blog posts about the Resilient Communities Project. For news items about past and present RCP partnerships, visit the individual partner community pages listed under the "Communities" menu at the top of this page.

Cultivating University and Community Partnerships, Public Management (publication of the International City/County Management Association, ICMA), June 2023

Joining Forces: Resilience Adaptation StrategiesBusiness Officer Magazine (National Association of College and University Business Officers, NACUBO), February 2018 

Episode 10: Partnering with Colleges & Universities, Metropolitan Council PlanIt Podcast, January 31, 2018

Academic Impact Design: Part II, Impact Design Hub, May 18, 2017

Students apply knowledge to real-world projects—and Minnesota communities benefitCTS Catalyst (UMN Center for Transportation Studies), December 2016 

Awesomely Urban: The metropolitan setting of the Twin Cities campus is increasingly helping shape its mission and identityMinnesota Alumni Magazine, September 2016 

IonE investments take on lives of their own, Institute on the Environment blog, February 3, 2016

A better future through "smart cities" researchInquiry: Exploring University Research (UMN Office of the VP for Research), September 28, 2015 

Grand challenge: build resilient communities, Institute on the Environment Website, August 7, 2015 

Building Citizenship Skills through School, University, and Community Partnerships, American Public Education Foundation—Generation 9/12 Project Blog, April 22, 2015, 

RCP recognized for excellence, innovation, CURA Reporter, Spring/Summer 2015, 

Connecting with Communities, University of Minnesota Home Page, December 24, 2013

Kaler's Spotlight Shines on IonE Projects, Eye on Earth (Institute on the Environment), December 11, 2013 

Resilient Communities Project Offers New Model for Collaboration, Catalyst (Center for Transportation Studies), December 2013, 

Oregon's Homegrown Export, Customized by Locale, Chronicle of Higher Education, May 20. 2013 (subscription required)

Humphrey School students work to help cities become more sustainable through Resilient Communities ProjectHumphrey School News, April 2013 

University-Community Collaboration—Cool! Eye on Earth (Institute on the Environment), April 30, 2013

Putting the "U" in CommunityEye on Earth, January 7, 2013

U Offering Cities a New Partnership to Solve Problems, Star Tribune, September 14, 2012 

CURA and IonE Launch Resilient Communities Project, CURA Reporter, Summer 2012