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Urban renewal

Hopkins in D.C.
Leaders convene at CityLab event
Published Oct 18, 2023
Nearly 600 mayors and urban and civic leaders from around the world take part in 10th annual CityLab conference in Washington, D.C.
Urban renewal
Cities working for change
Published Sept 16, 2016
21st Century Neighborhoods symposium draws mayors, other leaders to Baltimore to share ideas on 'lifting up distressed communities'
FEMA data official joins JHU
Published Sept 22, 2015
Carter Hewgley will serve as director of analytics and performance at new Center for Government Excellence
Andrew Nicklin joins Center for Government Excellence
Published June 4, 2015
Nicklin will serve as director of open data at the university's new Center for Government Excellence, part of JHU's 21st Century Cities Initiative
Engage Baltimore
JHSPH to host discussion of city public health challenges
Published May 7, 2015
Event will include Rep. Elijah Cummings, Baltimore City Health Commissioner Leana Wen, community leaders
New center aims to help cities do more with data
Published April 20, 2015
Center for Government Excellence, established with grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies, is part of JHU's 21st Century Cities Initiative
Beyond 'The Wire'
Baltimore mayor discusses urban challenges
Published Nov 18, 2014
Rawlings-Blake a guest lecturer in course based on popular HBO drama 'The Wire'
Keeping up with Jonestown
Published July-Aug 2014 Photos
Hopkins business students put their skills to work in one of Baltimore 's oldest neighborhoods / Gazette
A century of cities
Published Feb 27, 2013
Annual SAIS magazine explores how cities—their tempo, their geography, their challenges—will shape the future / SAISPHERE
Town and gown
Published Feb 27, 2013
No longer islands of privilege in a sea of need, urban universities use their talent, treasure to transform local communities / SAISPHERE