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With more than 80% of Americans and 50% of the world population living in metropolitan areas today - and both percentages growing inexorably - it is vital for science to address directly the challenges of urban environments. Scientists across the spectrum of fields at RU-N long have taken this imperative seriously, with research, education, and engagement initiatives that take on crucial urban science themes such as health, urban ecosystems, environmental sustainability, and increasing diversity in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.

Research in the News: A Sampling

 

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