Burga Awarded UROC Research Grant
January 28, 2022

Assistant Professor Fernando Burga is one of three awardees in the 2021 UROC Research Agenda Grant Competition. He will receive a $15,000 grant to pursue his project, “Is Fast Food Here Because We Want It, or Do We Want It Because It’s Here?” It aims to investigate the history of urban planning policies and land use designations prioritizing fast food destinations, auto dependency, and a lack of access to fresh foods.