Community Growth Options request for proposals

College of Design faculty members are invited to submit proposals to the University's Community Growth Options (U-CGO) program for applied research projects that assist local communities on the edge of the Twin Cities manage the consequences of growth and development. U-CGO is a program of the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA) and the Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, with funding from the McKnight Foundation.

Regular faculty members are invited to apply. Each award will provide support for one month of the faculty member's time in the summer of 2009 and a 75%-time graduate research assistant for the summer of 2009. Where appropriate, limited support for miscellaneous research expenses may be provided.

Applications must be received in the CURA office by 4:30 p.m., Thursday, April 30, 2009.

For more information, contact Mike Greco at 612-625-7501 or