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The IUR Has Temporarily Relocated

In order to accomodate ongoing renovations in Rendleman Hall, the Institute for Urban Research has temporarily relocated to the East St. Louis Campus, Building A. You can still reach us at Campus Box 1246, and at (618) 650-5262. Thank you … Continue reading

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You’re Invited!

SAINT LOUIS METROPOLITAN RESEARCH EXCHANGE “BROWN BAG” SERIES PRESENTS A Look at the First Histories of St. Louis John Hoover, Executive Director St. Louis Mercantile Library John Hoover will discuss the early histories of St. Louis in the context of … Continue reading

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Welcome Heather!

The Insitute for Urban Research would like to welcome our new office support associate, Heather Birdsell! Heather is from Staunton, Illinois and brings a wealth of experience and energy to the IUR. She says, “I am married and have 4 … Continue reading

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New Data Summit: You are Invited!

You are Invited to the new Data Summit November 19th 8:30am-12:00 pm Il Monestero, 3050 Olive St., St. Louis, MO 63103. Dear Data Summit Participant, and Potential Participants, We are pleased to announce the time for the reschedueld Data Summit. The time is … Continue reading

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Dunham Museum Featured on St. Louis Public Radio

The Dunham Museum was featured on St. Louis Public Radio last Friday! IUR Director Dr. Andrew Theising and Dunahm Museum board president speak to public radio’s Erin Williams about the struggles the museum faces to stay open. You can listen to … Continue reading

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18th Annual SLACO Neighborhoods Conference

You are invited to the 18th Annual SLACO Regional Neighborhoods Conference! When: Saturday, November 2nd 8AM-2PM Where: Harris-Stowe State University Join other neighborhood leaders, residents, and resource people from the St. Louis metropolitan area to meet new people and exchange … Continue reading

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Data Summit: You’re Invited!

You are Invited to a Data Summit October 22 from 9am to Noon Il Monestero, 3050 Olive St., St. Louis, MO 63103 Come join us to discuss data efforts throughout the St. Louis region, including the OneSTL Regional Data Portal … Continue reading

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IUR Director Dr. Andrew Theising on KDHX

Tune in to listen to Institute for Urban Research Director Dr. Andrew Theising talk about urban dissolution and the social contract of East St. Louis on 88.1 KDHX! A direct podcast link is below! http://kdhx.org/ondemand/podcasts/collateraldamage/andrew-theisingmp3

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Cultural Front: East St. Louis and the Humanities

Article written by: Dr. Howard Rambsy Cross-posted from: www.culturalfront.org http://www.culturalfront.org/2013/08/east-st-louis-and-humanities.htmlSaint Paul’s Episcopal Church, N 9th Street & Summit, East St. Louis How might we utilize the arts, humanities, and technology to enhance views and engagements with East St. Louis? That … Continue reading

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IUR Launches Virtual East St. Louis Historical Society Website on ESL’s 152nd Birthday

The city of East St. Louis, Illinois turns 152 years old today! To honor the city’s birthday, The Institute for Urban Research at SIUE has officially launched the Virtual East St. Louis Historical Society, a web portal that provides digital … Continue reading

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