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Project Project Award Date Program Research Areas
Evaluating the Contribution of the Built Environment to Extreme Warming During Twin Cities Metropolitan Area Heat Wave Events 2015-04-15 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
  • Communities and Neighborhoods
  • Environment and Energy
  • Government and Public Policy
Sewn Products in Minnesota: Identifying Policy Influences on Industry Development and Fostering a Skilled Workforce 2015-04-15 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
  • Arts and Culture
  • Economic Development and Employment
Serious Kids’ Stuff: The Landscape of Youth Activities, Diversity, and Social Reproduction in the Twin Cities Metro Area 2015-04-15 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
  • Education
  • Evaluation and Assessment
The Generations Project: Exploring Indigenous Voices Using Photovoice 2015-04-15 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
  • Communities and Neighborhoods
  • Underserved and Underrepresented Groups
Leveraging the Youth Development Study Archive to Inform Local Public Policy 2014-03-28 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
  • Economic Development and Employment
  • Education
  • Government and Public Policy
Improving Community Access to Healthy Foods Through the Minneapolis Staple Food Ordinance 2014-03-28 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
  • Government and Public Policy
  • Health, Human, and Social Services
  • Underserved and Underrepresented Groups
Internal Migration and Recovery from the Great Recession in Urban Minnesota Counties and Neighborhoods 2014-03-28 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
  • Communities and Neighborhoods
  • Economic Development and Employment
  • Government and Public Policy
Minnesota Boomers at Work/in Transition 2013-03-28 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
  • Economic Development and Employment
  • Underserved and Underrepresented Groups
Fringe Banking and Low-Income Communities in the Twin Cities 2013-03-28 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
  • Communities and Neighborhoods
  • Underserved and Underrepresented Groups
Identifying and Mitigating Impacts from Expanding Urbanization to Duluth-Area Streams 2013-03-28 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Land Use and Population
Structural and Individualistic Determinants of Access to Healthcare Services: A Case Study of Somali and Sudanese Immigrants and Refugees in Duluth Minnesota 2013-03-28 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
  • Health, Human, and Social Services
  • Underserved and Underrepresented Groups
Mapping Manure in West Central Minnesota Watersheds 2012-04-00 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
  • Environment and Energy
  • Sustainability
A School-County-University Collaboration to Evaluate High School Achievement: Longitudinal Analysis of Participants in the Lead Peace Middle School Service-Learning Program 2012-04-00 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
  • Education
Native American Youth Gang Assessment Project 2012-04-00 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
  • Underserved and Underrepresented Groups
The Impact of Alternative Teacher Licensure in Minnesota 2011-04-30 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
  • Education
Institutional Racism and Early Childhood Education. 2011-04-30 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
  • Education
  • Underserved and Underrepresented Groups
Financial Counseling among Foreclosure Victims: Predictors of Help-Seeking Behaviors and Outcomes of Counseling 2010-05-15 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
  • Housing
Planned Unit Development: Examining Approaches and Outcomes of Flexible Development in the Twin Cities 2010-05-15 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
  • Government and Public Policy
  • Land Use and Population
Where Do They Go? Foreclosure and Residential Mobility Patterns in the Twin Cities 2010-05-15 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
  • Government and Public Policy
  • Housing
Worker Earnings, Commuting, and Labor Force Participation in Minnesota Counties 2010-05-15 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
  • Economic Development and Employment
  • Transportation
Effectiveness of State Policy to Promote Bioenergy Innovation 2010-05-15 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
  • Environment and Energy
  • Government and Public Policy
Eating Is an Agri-cultural Act: Understanding Food Systems from the Perspective of Citizens Who Eat and Exploring Policy Possibilities for Local Units of Government. 2010-05-15 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
  • Environment and Energy
  • Land Use and Population
Tilling and Composting Compacted Soils to Decrease Stormwater Runoff 2009-05-15 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
  • Environment and Energy
  • Land Use and Population
Hospital Costs of SUVs and Light and Heavy Trucks to Themselves and Others 2009-05-15 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
  • Health, Human, and Social Services
Recycling Tear-Off Asphalt Roofing Shingles in Asphalt Pavements 2009-05-15 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
  • Environment and Energy
  • Transportation
Manpower Planning for Transit Operations 2009-05-15 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
  • Transportation
The Unraveling of the American Dream: Foreclosures and Communities of Color in Minneapolis 2009-05-15 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
  • Housing
  • Underserved and Underrepresented Groups
Arsenic Vulnerability Maps for Domestic Wells in West-Central Minnesota 2009-05-15 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
  • Environment and Energy
  • Geographic Information Systems
The Minnesota Juvenile Justice Transitions Project 2008-05-15 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
  • Communities and Neighborhoods
  • Government and Public Policy
African-Immigrant Organizations in Minneapolis and Saint Paul: Development, Practices, and Financing 2008-05-15 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
  • Communities and Neighborhoods
  • Economic Development and Employment
  • Underserved and Underrepresented Groups
How Intermediary Organizations Influence Human Services: A Comparison of Two Minnesota Networks 2008-05-15 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
  • Government and Public Policy
  • Health, Human, and Social Services
Using Historical Yield Data to Determine the Effect of Climate Change on Productivity of Spring Wheat, Barley, and Oats in Minnesota 2008-05-15 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
  • Environment and Energy
Utilizing Local Mineral Resources in Energy Storage of Wind Energy with Hydrogen 2008-05-15 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
  • Environment and Energy
The Treatment of Estrogens and Estrogen Mimics in Wastewater. 2007-06-30 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
Assessment of the Pilot Projects of the Emerging Markets Homeownership Initiative. 2007-06-30 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
Utilizing Models of Data-Driven Decision Making to Secure the Success of All Minnesota Students in K–12 and Beyond. 2007-06-30 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
Bidding for MnDOT Highway Repair Contracts: An Empirical Analysis. 2007-06-30 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
Job-Housing Mismatch: An Affinity Model of Worker-Job Matching. 2006-06-30 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
Academic Risk and Resilience among Homeless and Highly Mobile Children. 2006-06-30 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
Preparing Minnesota Teachers for Diverse Contexts. 2006-06-30 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
Assessing the Impact of Microbially Influenced Corrosion on the Accelerated Loss of Port Transportation Infrastructure. 2006-06-30 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
Land-Use Policy to Conserve Resources in Southeastern Minnesota. 2006-06-30 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
Utility Rates for Reverse-Metered Electricity: A Key Obstacle to Renewable Energy Technology Adoption? 2005-06-30 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
Assessing the Barriers and Potential for Wetland Restoration in an Agricultural Watershed. 2005-06-30 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
Analyzing the Effectiveness of the Alternative Urban Areawide Review (AUAR) as an Environmental Review and Planning Tool. 2005-06-30 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
Impacts of Bus Rapid Transit on West Broadway Neighborhoods in North Minneapolis. 2005-06-30 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
Analysis of the Impact of Class Size on Student Achievement in Minnesota’s Elementary Schools. 2005-06-30 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
The Proliferation of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria. 2004-06-30 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
Assessing and Forecasting Land-Use and Land-Cover Change in the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area. 2004-06-30 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)
Partners in Action for Teen Health. 2004-06-30 Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP)