About the Center for Urban Initiatives and Research

The Center for Urban Initiatives and Research (CUIR) is a university-based social and public policy research center. Using traditional and innovative methods, CUIR helps communities and organizations understand present conditions, make informed policy choices, and plan for the future. The Center routinely conducts research for sponsors that include agencies of state government, local governments, school districts, nonprofit and community-based organizations. View a list of clients and partners.

Explore our website to learn about the variety of research services, expertise and experience that CUIR staff apply to help sponsors learn more about their community, stakeholders, organization, and/or outcomes. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions about services or projects.