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By Meghan Bartels / On December 12th, 2014

Shirlington Library and its adjoining plaza in Arlington, Virginia, after the area's successful redevelopment.

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By Charles R. Wolfe / On December 8th, 2014

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By Meghan Bartels / On December 5th, 2014

Planning for Community Resilience draws on the authors' experience with Hurricane Ike in Galveston, TX.

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By Jaimie Hicks Masterson / On December 1st, 2014

Identifying and mapping vulnerable areas in your community can reveal highly vulnerable hotspots. Vulnerability hotspots are exposed to hazards, and have both physical vulnerabilities and social vulnerabilities. Mapping these three community...

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By Darrin Nordahl / On November 26th, 2014

This Thursday, Americans will gather around family (and football) to anoint a succulently roasted bird the grand symbol of our venerated Thanksgiving tradition. We will eat dishes in honor of that first harvest festival in 1621. Cranberry sauce, stuffing...

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By Meghan Bartels / On November 18th, 2014

The first image that will appear in the forthcoming book Ecodesign for Cities and Suburbs, an art package Amy

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By Alliance for Biking & Walking / On November 17th, 2014

Post by Dan Yablonsky, reposted from the Alliance for Biking & Walking's blog with permission.

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By Jason Leppig / On November 14th, 2014

Today is the final day of University Press week, and I've asked some of our editors to talk about the field/scholar/research avenue they currently follow. Who is their must-read or follow on social media? Heather Boyer, Executive Editor

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By Charles R. Wolfe / On November 13th, 2014

Cross-posted from Charles R.

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By Andy Dyer / On November 12th, 2014

The crested duck is host to a mutation that can be lethal.

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