Congress

CNU 19 Salons: Join the Discussion.

Over the years, CNU has perfected the art of urban-related conversation at our Congresses. CNU provides forums that are lively, fun and engaged. This year, the Salons take on an exciting new format that includes both project critiques and the chance to discuss some of the most pressing urban-related... read more »

Growing Power: My Urban Farming Adventure (Part 2 of 2)

A few weeks ago, I wrote about my spring break at Growing Power, an urban farm in Milwaukee. The farm’s founder, Will Allen, is speaking at this year’s Congress in Madison, WI. For part two of my blog, I’ll focus on Growing Power’s role in the community, and the impact of Will Allen’s work... read more »

Grab Your Pencil and Calendar...

CNU 19: Growing Local schedule is up and live on the CNU 19 site! ... read more »

Growing Power: My Urban Farming Adventure (Part 1 of 2)

While my classmates left the Midwest for sunny locales this spring break, I headed to Milwaukee, where I spent a few days learning the ins and outs of urban farming at Growing Power, a national nonprofit and land trust that supports diverse populations and communities by helping to provide equal acc... read more »

William Cronon, CNU 19 Opening Plenary Speaker, Shapes the News

Alongside works such as Donald L. Miller's City of the Century and Bessie Louise Pierce's voluminous A History of Chicago, University of Wisconsin–Madison professor William Cronon's Nature's Metropolis is one of the definitive texts about the historical and natural forces behind the shaping of Chi... read more »

The Importance of Mixed-Income Housing in Madison

Check out this blog entry by Jack Craver. He talks about the importance of mixed-income housing in Madison. ... read more »