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    China Rethinks Cities
    Officials have concluded that the country's urbanization has gone awry and has adopted new guidelines that call for compacter cities with denser networks of streets, more pedestrian and cycling lanes, and better public transport. “This is a significant turning point for Chinese cities,” says DCRP urban planner Yan Song.
    Natural Hazards in North Carolina
    In the last three decades, North Carolina has been a steady victim of multiple major storms and flooding, landslides, drought, and wildfires.
    Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man and Seeing Race in the City’s Structure
    We typically do not use literature for city planning texts, but Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man (1952) deserves careful consideration.
    Challenges and Opportunities in Strip Mall Redevelopment
    The ubiquitous strip mall lines arterial roads in, out, and often through nearly every town and city in the United States and presents unique challenges to communities in North Carolina looking to revitalize aging commercial corridors.
    Natural Hazards Resilience Certificate courses address research, practice
    This past semester, students enrolled in certificate courses at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) got the chance to ask questions of the nation’s top emergency management official and tour the facility where North Carolina officials decide on how to prepare for, respond to, mitigate against and recover from major hurricanes.
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