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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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Universities in the St. Louis Region

Much focus has been placed on the negative aspects of St. Louis, or urban areas in general. While crime rates and poverty has taken over attention in the media, little attention has been given to the positive aspects of St. … Continue reading

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Gateway Arch Renovation

When people around the country think of St. Louis, what usually pops into their head? The Gateway Arch. This iconic landmark just celebrated its 48th birthday a few days ago, and it is about to embark on a rebirth of … 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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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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The Importance of Urban Education

Public education has long been overlooked as one of the keys to reforming our country’s urban cores. Contrary to reform, we often view these districts as a lost cause and seek ways to remove students from these districts. This attitude … Continue reading

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“The High School Question” survey data coming soon

Coming later this spring will be an analysis of the survey data of Dr. Sarah VanSlette’s research into the effects of the age-old St. Louis question “Where did you go to high school?” Dr. VanSlette’s findings will report on the … Continue reading

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Andy Theising to be a guest on St. Louis Public Radio Show

Tomorrow, Wednesday January 30, 2013, Institute for Urban Research Director Dr. Andy Theising will be featured on the “St. Louis on the Air” show on St. Louis Public Radio. Dr. Theising will be discussing the latest book in the East … Continue reading

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Urban Research Scholar Sarah VanSlette’s Research Mentioned in the RFT 2012 News Challenge

IUR Urban Research Scholar Sarah VanSlette’s research on growing up in or moving to St. Louis, particularly as it applies to the oft-asked question about which high school a person attended, has made it into the Riverfront Times’ 2012 News … Continue reading

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