Urban University Blog

The Urban University Blog  highlights promising practices, research, and community engagement at public urban research universities engaged with the Office of Urban Initiatives to advance student success.

Campus Innovation       Georgia State University's Dollars & Sense Retention Efforts 

Campus Innovation      The Transition Coaching Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago 

Campus Innovation      Hey Siri, Help Advise Portland State University Students 

Campus Innovation      Florida International University's High Tech Fix for Gateway Courses

Public Engagement        Building Fresno State's K-16 Pipeline

Campus Innovation       Meet Seven USUs Collaborating for Change 

Research                              Micro-Grants Can Turn Would-Be Dropouts Into College Graduates 

Campus Innovation        USUs Transforming Higher Education, Strengthening Cities  

Research                             Completion and Retention Grant Programs Workshop  

Campus Innovation       Winners of $165,000 Campus Innovation Pitch Competition

Personalized Learning  Can Personalized Learning Transform Education

Campus Innovation        Pitch Competition will Fund Campus Innovation 

Research                              Global Microtrends Shaping Higher Education 

Student Success               Will This Degree Get Me a Job? (Cleveland State

Public Engagement         Building Collaborations (Wayne State)    

Public Engagement         Visually Depicting Campus-Community Collaboration 

Campus Innovation        Project Management that Supports Student Success (Portland State) 

Campus Innovation         Faculty Cluster Hiring that Supports Diversity and Campus Climate 

Public Engagement        Building a Region (Greater Los Angeles) 

Campus Innovation         21st Century Recruitment Using Social Media (University of Cincinnati)