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Reimagining the City-University Connection: Integrating Research, Policy, and Practice

Panel 4: "Lessons and Challenges of City-University Connections" with
John Fantuzzo (University of Pennsylvania), Henry Webber (Washington University in St. Louis), Margaret Weir (University of California at Berkeley and Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study), and Mitchell Weiss (City of Boston), moderated by Edward L. Glaeser (Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston and Taubman Center for State and Local Government, Harvard University)

Closing Remarks and Next Steps by Christopher Winship (Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and Harvard University) and Robert J. Sampson (Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and Harvard University)

"Reimagining the City-University Connection," sponsored by the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, the Rappaport Institute, and the City of Boston, seeks to promote a new kind of partnership by stimulating mutually beneficial research and policy relationships involving Harvard and other universities with Boston and other cities and towns in greater Boston. Scholars and practitioners from a variety of fields and communities will explore accomplishments of—and lessons from—several notable university/city initiatives. Panels of leading academics and senior practitioners will focus on four areas: preventing and responding to violence; governance and new technologies; improving urban education; and the lessons and challenges of city-university collaborations. The symposium will create novel opportunities to strengthen existing collaborations and to begin to develop new ones—particularly those that cross academic disciplines and bureaucratic boundaries.

October 21, 2011

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