Poor health isn’t just a result of individual choice. A program at Washington University in St. Louis teaches first-year medical students how the city’s environment shapes well-being.
The University of California is suing the Trump administration for rescinding DACA. Here’s what else colleges are doing to help undocumented students.
An uproar over an affordable housing complex in Cedar Rapids gives insight into the NIMBY debates of small-city America.
In Tacoma, Washington, and other U.S. cities, housing departments are collaborating with school districts to give low-income and homeless students a leg up.
Today’s the first day of school in the city. How are teachers handling the recent violence?
A new report assesses how Tokyo’s infrastructure affects residents’ emotional well-being, offering lessons for other cities.
A recent book explores domesticity on the margins.
A recent study found that black students who have at least one black teacher do better in school. Making policy around this research is complicated.
Put down that banana! Eating human food is making the world’s city-dwelling simians sick.
In the face of shrinking space for the dead, Sydney and Jerusalem are building underground cemeteries.
To make a good life in a new city, recent research stresses that refugees must connect with those outside their national or ethnic group.
Researchers conducted in-depth interviews and discovered a lot about the pitfalls of working in the rideshare business.
Groups are pushing for funding to bolster security infrastructure; some researchers say there are better preemptive measures.
Starting in 2020, Chicago students must prove they have post-high school plans to receive their diploma. Critics argue low-income students will suffer.
Toronto wants its high-rises to be better places to raise kids.
Parks departments across the country are listening to immigrants and designing events and facilities with them in mind.
Across the globe, those in close proximity clash over each other’s smells. Here are five of the most litigious cases we found.
The question of whether to demolish the home of the city-state’s former leader raises questions in a country that paves over the past.
A bill introduced to New York’s City Council would compel landlords to eradicate mold, vermin, and other asthma triggers that are particularly pervasive in low-rent units.
A new report teases out the causes and costs of joblessness among the city’s young people without high-school diplomas.
Author Richard Louv invites us to imagine a future filled with urban parks, greenery, and gardens.