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Prof. Heris’s project to develop an urban heat mitigation portal for the NYC Region gets $250K in funding from NASA

  Assistant professor Mehdi P. Heris’s project to develop an urban heat mitigation portal for the New York City region has been funded by a $250,000 grant from NASA. This project is part of NASA’s Science Mission Directorate focused on Equity and Environmental Justice. Other co-investigators in this project are Peter Marcotullio and Andrew Reinmann from [...]

By |2022-09-05T18:57:34-04:00September 5th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Prof. Heris’s project to develop an urban heat mitigation portal for the NYC Region gets $250K in funding from NASA

The Urban Review is excited to announce the release of its latest issue, Spring 2022: Edges!

This issue offers unique insights to unite city dwellers and improve the quality of urban living. Rethinking the significance and function of edges in the urban environment, the pieces in the issue cover topics including the benefits of green infrastructure, the polarity of public restroom access, first and last mile transit options, and challenging the [...]

By |2022-07-11T17:11:14-04:00July 11th, 2022|News|Comments Off on The Urban Review is excited to announce the release of its latest issue, Spring 2022: Edges!

UPP Chair Quoted in New York Politico

UPP Chair Joseph Viteritti was quoted in the New York Politico article "Clash of the New York titans: Tensions rise between onetime allies Adams and de Blasio," June 15, 2022.

By |2022-07-11T16:55:19-04:00July 11th, 2022|News|Comments Off on UPP Chair Quoted in New York Politico

Prof. Bloom Provides Commentary on Public Housing History and Recent NYCHA Legislation

Professor Nicholas Bloom provided commentary on public housing history in NYC on the NPR Podcast "Code Switch" and on recent NYCHA legislation in Albany Professor Bloom also discussed public housing with the public and members of Community Board 8 in Manhattan.

By |2022-07-11T16:51:39-04:00July 11th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Prof. Bloom Provides Commentary on Public Housing History and Recent NYCHA Legislation

UPP Professor Nicholas Bloom and MUP grads present at affordable housing conference

Professor Nicholas Bloom presented on affordable housing history at a May conference on "NYC's Housing Crisis" organized by the Center for Architecture. MUP graduates Moses Gates (VP, Regional Plan Association) and Ahmed Tigani (Deputy Commissioner, HPD) also presented at the conference.

By |2022-05-31T14:42:22-04:00June 2nd, 2022|News|Comments Off on UPP Professor Nicholas Bloom and MUP grads present at affordable housing conference

Urban studies graduate publishes article on organizing among food delivery workers

Graduating urban studies major Jackson Todd's article "Los Deliveristas Unidos Takes On the App-Delivery Industry" was published in the Village Voice (May 26, 2022). The article is about organizing among food delivery workers, which is also the subject of Jackson's capstone project.

By |2022-05-31T14:22:54-04:00May 27th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Urban studies graduate publishes article on organizing among food delivery workers