Streng, Thorbeck awarded grants

Stephen Streng and Dewey Thorbeck (both Center for Rural Design) have been awarded a Minnesota Futures Symposium Grant by the Office of the Vice President for Research for the first International Symposium on Rural Design to be held January 15-16, 2010 on the Saint Paul campus. Streng was also awarded a travel grant from the University's Office of International Partnerships to support the attendance of Canadian scholars at the symposium. For more information about the symposium see the center's Web site or contact Stephen Streng at