URBAN 200-4001. The Urban Metropolis. Online. 7W1. 05/08/2017-06/25/2017. Examine
SPS 297/497- Investigate Boise I: The Green City. Examine the role of the environment in the Treasure Valley focusing on what makes a city green and sustainable, including topics on the region’s environmental history, its culture of urban conservation, and the politics of green development. This course is cross-listed with ANTH, ENVSTD, HIST, HONORS, POLS, and SOC. From May 30th to June 2nd and June 5th at 9:00 am- 6:00 pm.
SPS 297/497: Investigate Boise II: Public Art and Community Development. This class will survey the use of art and design to remake urban space, paying particular attention to the history and politics of equitable development through public art and civic engagement. This course is cross-listed with ANTH, ENVSTD, HIST, HONORS, POLS, and SOC. From June 26th to June 30th at 9:00 am- 6:00 pm.
URBAN 200-001. The Urban Metropolis. MoWe 01:30-02:45 pm. 08/21/2017-12/08/2017. Examine
URBAN 200-002. The Urban Metropolis. TuTh 10:30-11:45 am. 08/21/2017-12/08/2017. Examine
URBAN 221-001. The City in Film. We 04:30-07:15 pm. 08/21/2017-12/08/2017. Explore
URBAN 240-001. Urban Data and Community Evaluation. TuTh 03:00-04:15 pm. 08/21/2017-12/08/2017. Int
URBAN 294/494. Affordable Housing. ThFr 04:00-08:00 pm. 11/09/2017-11/11-2017. One out of three families in the Boise Valley have fallen too far below the federal standard to rent an adequate home. The one-credit workshop looks at the city’s limited options. Topics include historical trends, rental markets, low-income zoning, rent control, housing cooperatives, and public housing projects. This course is cross-listed with HIST 294/494, SPS 294/494.
URBAN 294/494. Boise’s Urban Renewal. Sa 09:00 am-05:00 pm. 10/07/2017-10/14/2017. Boise made national headlines in the 1970s for urban renewal that removed more than 80 buildings from the core of old downtown. The one credit workshop considers the programs and policy that resulted from that era of devastation. Topics include tax financing, public art, historic preservation, and urban street design. This course is cross-listed with ENVSTD 294/494, HIST 294/494, SOC 294/494, SPS 294/494.
URBAN 294/494. Gothic Boise Sequel. Sa 09:00 am-05:00 pm. 09/16/2017-09/23/2017. Archite
URBAN 294/494. Local Food Economy. Sa 09:00 am-05:00 pm. 10/28/2017-11/04/2017. Nationw
URBAN 494-001. Policy Advocacy in New Media. Sa 10:00 am-03:00 pm. 10/21/2017-11/04/2017. In the ever-changing media environment, communicating with and educating elected officials, thought leaders, and the public is more challenging and essential than ever. This workshop focuses on how to effectively use new and traditional media channels to advocate and influence change.
URBAN 497-001. Public Lands Policy and Administration. MoWe 03:00-04:15 pm. 08/21/2017-12/08/2017. This course examines the major issues, laws, controversies, and actors involving the public lands of the United States. Special attention is paid to the tension between science and policy making.
URBAN 497-002. Studies in Communication and Culture. Mo 09:00-11:45 am. 08/21/2017-12/08/2017.