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Assistant Prof. Mehdi Heris Co-Authors Study on First Urban Ecosystem Accounting for U.S.

Assistant Professor Mehdi Heris is co-author of a study published in the Journal of Ecosystem Services, January 29, 2021, on the first Urban Ecosystem accounting for the U.S. The study provides the results of two models for more than 700 cities in the U.S. that quantified the amount of energy savings as the impact of [...]

By |2021-02-12T12:48:50-05:00February 11th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Assistant Prof. Mehdi Heris Co-Authors Study on First Urban Ecosystem Accounting for U.S.

Prof. Nicholas Dagen Bloom and MUP Graduates Sam Stein and Moses Gates Featured in Article on Affordable Housing Debates in Current Mayoral Election

Professor Nicholas Dagen Bloom is featured in a Gothamist/WNYC article on affordable housing debates in the current mayoral election. MUP graduates Sam Stein (Community Service Society) and Moses Gates (Regional Plan Association) also provided commentary.

By |2021-02-12T12:54:49-05:00February 8th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Prof. Nicholas Dagen Bloom and MUP Graduates Sam Stein and Moses Gates Featured in Article on Affordable Housing Debates in Current Mayoral Election

Prof. Laura Wolf-Powers’s Research on Urban Manufacturing Economies Features in UMA Report

Professor Laura Wolf-Powers's research on urban manufacturing economies was featured in a report released by the Urban Manufacturing Alliance in December 2020. Read the full report here: https://www.urbanmfg.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/UMA-Sewn-Trades-Mfg-in-the-USA-Final.pdf

By |2021-02-01T16:14:47-05:00January 22nd, 2021|News|Comments Off on Prof. Laura Wolf-Powers’s Research on Urban Manufacturing Economies Features in UMA Report

Prof. Laura Wolf-Powers Quoted in WHYY Philadelphia

Professor Laura Wolf-Powers was quoted in a WHYY Philadelphia article, "How Black Philadelphians Lived MLK's fight for 'open housing'": https://whyy.org/articles/how-black-philadelphians-lived-mlks-fight-for-open-housing/

By |2021-02-01T16:42:56-05:00January 18th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Prof. Laura Wolf-Powers Quoted in WHYY Philadelphia

UPP-Affiliated Prof. Philip Alcabes Publishes New Essay: “The Cost of Prudentialism”

UPH Professor and UPP affiliated faculty member Philip Alcabes' new essay, "The Cost of Prudentialism," was published in The American Scholar, (January 16, 2021). Prof. Alcabes explains the consequences of the public health profession's abdication of its former role of social engineer. Here are links to his prior essays on coronavirus, in case you missed them: Race and Public Health [...]

By |2021-02-01T16:11:33-05:00January 16th, 2021|News|Comments Off on UPP-Affiliated Prof. Philip Alcabes Publishes New Essay: “The Cost of Prudentialism”

The Fall 2020 Urban Planning Studio Report is Here!

MUP graduate students in Professor Nicholas Bloom's Fall 2020 urban planning studio analyzed underutilized office parks and strip malls to identify opportunities for new affordable housing and related transit upgrades. Their full report, developed for the Westchester County Department of Planning, is here: http://www.hunterurban.org/studio/growing-opportunity-in-westchester

By |2021-01-15T16:04:47-05:00January 15th, 2021|News|Comments Off on The Fall 2020 Urban Planning Studio Report is Here!

Between Prof. Matthew Lasner and MUP Student Sola Olosunde Discuss Video as a Historical Medium on PLATFORM

Prof. Matthew Lasner and MUP student Sola Olosunde explore video as a historical medium and the impact of Olosunde’s research in a conversation published recently on PLATFORM: Found Footage of Black New York: Ten Questions for Sola Olosunde

By |2021-01-15T15:53:12-05:00January 15th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Between Prof. Matthew Lasner and MUP Student Sola Olosunde Discuss Video as a Historical Medium on PLATFORM

Peter Kwong Immigrant Workers Learning Center Recently Launched, Honoring Legacy of UPP Distinguished Professor Peter Kwong

The Peter Kwong Immigrant Workers Learning Center has recently been launched, honoring the legacy of Peter Kwong, who was a member of the Hunter faculty from 1993-2017. Kwong was a Distinguished Professor in the Urban Policy and Planning Department and a Professor of Asian American Studies. He had a passionate commitment to issues of social [...]

By |2021-01-07T14:46:14-05:00December 23rd, 2020|News|Comments Off on Peter Kwong Immigrant Workers Learning Center Recently Launched, Honoring Legacy of UPP Distinguished Professor Peter Kwong