SPRING program application deadline: SEPTEMBER 15th. FALL/YEAR program application deadline: FEBRUARY 15th. Undergrad urban studies majors who have at minimum GPA of 3.0 and have completed 60 credits can apply to the Hunter/Bartlett exchange program for a semester abroad. The Bartlett School of Planning, a part of the University College of London, is one of Europe’s [...]
UPP Chair Joseph Viteritti was quoted in a New York Post (July 8) on speculation that Public Advocate Jumaane Williams might challenge Governor Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic primary for governor next year. Professor Viteritti was also quoted in The 74 (June 16) on the emergence of charter schools as an issue in the Democratic race for mayor this year.
Associate Prof. Matthew Lasner Published “Condo Buildings Are at Risk: So Is All Real Estate” In The Atlantic
Associate Professor Matthew Lasner published “Condo Buildings Are at Risk: So Is All Real Estate” in The Atlantic, offering his perspective on the role that condo ownership may—or may not—have played in the tragic collapse of Champlain Towers South.
Associate Professor Laura Wolf-Powers was a featured speaker at an online event sponsored on June 16 by the Urban Design Forum. Prof. Wolf-Powers discussed her research on public value recovery as an avenue by which the benefits of private real estate development might be more equitably distributed across New York City.
UPP Chair Joseph Viteritti has published a pair of essays on "The Soul of New York" in Gotham Gazette that are drawn from the readings in his "Governing the City" course and reflect the themes outlined in the syllabus. Click to read part 1 and part 2.
UPP Affiliated Faculty Member Prof. David Himmelstein Quoted In Newsweek Article “Concerns Mount Over Looming Surge in Bankruptcy as COVID Medical Debt Soars”
UPP affiliated faculty member Professor David Himmelstein is quoted in the Newsweek article "Concerns Mount Over Looming Surge in Bankruptcy as COVID Medical Debt Soars" (June 14, 2021), which also cites his research in the American Journal of Public Health.
MUP Alum Jen Chantrtanapichate’s Emergency Food Distribution Program Featured In Short Film “On the Line.”
MUP alum Jen Chantrtanapichate's (2019) emergency food distribution program, which she developed and launched at Sixth Street Community Center in response to the COVID19 pandemic, was featured in a short film "On the Line."
MUP alum Kyle Gorman was featured in the New York Times for his work on the Open Streets program as part of his job as Senior Program Manager at New York City Department of Transportation.
The newest episode of the podcast Indoor Voices features UPP Associate Professor Owen Gutfreund interviewing John Jay Professor Jeffrey Kroessler and architect Laura Heim about their new book on Sunnyside Gardens. They discuss the controversies and debates surrounding historic preservation, as well as other topics related to Sunnyside such as the Garden City movement, Levittown, and the role [...]
UPP Affiliated Prof. Steffie Woolhandler Quoted In NY Times Article “Poor Americans More Likely to Have Respiratory Problems, Study Finds”
UPP affiliated faculty member Prof. Steffie Woolhandler was quoted in the NY Times article "Poor Americans More Likely to Have Respiratory Problems, Study Finds" regarding her recent research on inequalities in lung health.