University Community Forum: Development, Land Use, and the Preservation of Community & Neighborhoods


  • Categories: Community
  • Event posted: Aug. 13, 2013
  • Last updated: Sept. 16, 2014

Event details

Discussion led by Laura Routh, who holds a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin, Steven Point, College of Natural Resources, and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration (MPA) from KU. For nearly 10 years, she has worked full time as an environmental scientist for the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. Laura is currently the Chair of the Lawrence Association of Neighborhoods (LAN).

University Forum is sponsored by Ecumenical Campus Ministries. This program is held each Wednesday during the Spring and Fall semesters at the ECM Center. The presentations are free and open to the University and Lawrence communities.

Every presentation begins at 12:00 noon, and usually includes a brief question and answer period before concluding at 1:00 p.m. We also serve an optional lunch at 11:30am for $6.50 ($3.50 for students)

The University-Community forum has been bringing together the KU and Lawrence communities since the 1940s. This program is a series of presentations by faculty, students and community members to educate and facilitate dialogue on ideas and events that shape our society.


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