Universities Are Taking Neighborhood Engagement to the Next Level

Universities Are Taking Neighborhood Engagement to the Next Level

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Kira Prin
November 14, 2014

The Washington Center was featured in "Universities Are Taking Neighborhood Engagement to the Next Level", an online article by Next City.

 

The piece explains how universities have come to embrace the idea that community involvement is a key part of their academic mission. Last year, The Washington Center recognized Rice University's program, which was designed to produce sustainable reductions in poverty and create small interdisciplinary teams of students and faculty focused on identifying and solving specific problems, creating a valuable partnership that offers up to four $5,000 scholarships for Rice students to participate in TWC's program.

 

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