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Recent Projects

Titles of some current and recently funded projects include:

Evaluation of the San Marco Housing Project
UMD faculty:
Dennis R. Falk, Department of Social Work
Community Partners:
Jane Gilley, St. Louis County Public Health and Human Services
Rick Klun, Center City Housing
Gary Olson, Center for Alcohol and Drugs

Design and Evaluation of Data Analysis: Crime Prevention and Control in Duluth
UMD faculty:
William Fleischman, Center for Crime and Justice Studies, Department of Sociology
Community Partners:
Duluth Police Department
Minnesota Department of Public Safety, Office of Justice Programs

Bringing Wind Power to Local Communities
UMD faculty:
Michael Mageau, Environmental Studies and the Center for Sustainable Community Development
Community Partners:
John Morrin, Tribal Council Vice Chair, Grand Portage Indian Reservation
Derek Parendo, Proctor School District
Sanders Sweeney, Energy Coordinator for the City of Duluth

Stormwater Planning Initiative Project: Stormwater Management Planning Guide Website Featuring ARC IMS Website Tool
UMD faculty:
George Host, Director of GIS Laboratory, Natural Resources Research Institute
Community Partners:
Cindy Hale, Director, Boulder Lake Environmental Learning Center
Pat Collins, Program Manager, Minnesota’s Lake Superior Coastal Program, Minnesota DNR

Interactive Mapping and Natural Resource Data Website for Hartley Nature Center, Duluth, Minnesota
UMD faculty:
Stacey Stark, Director, Geographic Information Sciences Laboratory, College of Liberal Arts
Community Partners:
Pete Gravett, Director, Hartley Nature Center
Carl Seehus, Director, City of Duluth Parks and Recreation
Ken Gilbertson, Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation, UMD

Community Assessment Partnership: Regional Indicators Project
UMD faculty:
Peter Angelos, Technology Program Director, College of Liberal Arts
Community Partners:
Paula Reed, Executive Director, United Way of Greater Duluth

Dental Access Research Project
UMD faculty:
Lynn Bye, Department of Social Work
Community Parner:
Steve O’Neil, Churches United in Ministry, The Gabriel Project