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Prof. Laura Wolf-Powers Co-Authors Report on Recovering Hidden Land Value in NYC

UPP Associate Professor Laura Wolf-Powers is co-author of a powerful new report that illuminates the ways that land use practice in NYC lets value slip away: https://prattcenter.net/uploads/800008/1603900108692/Our_Hidden_Treasure_Final_10-28-20.pdf

By |2020-11-16T16:08:54-05:00November 6th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Prof. Laura Wolf-Powers Co-Authors Report on Recovering Hidden Land Value in NYC

Profs. Stephanie Woolhandler and David Himmelstein’s Research on Uninsurance in the Trump Era Featured on Healthline

UPH Distinguished Professors and UPP affiliated faculty members Stephanie Woolhandler and David Himmelstein's recent research on the rise of uninsurance in the Trump era is covered in the Healthline article "In Trump’s First 3 Years, 2 Million Americans Lost Healthcare, Thousands Died Prematurely," November 3, 2020.

By |2020-11-16T16:06:26-05:00November 3rd, 2020|News|Comments Off on Profs. Stephanie Woolhandler and David Himmelstein’s Research on Uninsurance in the Trump Era Featured on Healthline

Watch: UPP Chair Prof. Joseph Viteritti Participated in Panel Discussion on NYC Mayoral Election

UPP Chair Prof. Joseph Viteritti was a guest on CUNY Forum (October 28) where he participated in a panel discussion moderated by Bob Liff on the forthcoming New York City Mayoral Election of 2021. The other panelists were John Banks (Real Estate Board of New York), Jeffery Mays (New York Times), and Debralee Santos (Manhattan Times) The show [...]

By |2020-11-16T16:03:13-05:00October 29th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Watch: UPP Chair Prof. Joseph Viteritti Participated in Panel Discussion on NYC Mayoral Election

MS UPL Student Violet Moss Included in Manhattan Power 50 List of Most influential Unelected New Yorkers

MS UPL student, Violet Moss is included in the Manhattan Power 50 list of most influential unelected New Yorkers. Violet is an expert on healthcare policy and government relations. She has directed policy and advocacy for prominent organizations such as the Fund for Modern Courts, the Children’s Health Fund, and the Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital [...]

By |2020-10-30T17:37:17-04:00October 23rd, 2020|News|Comments Off on MS UPL Student Violet Moss Included in Manhattan Power 50 List of Most influential Unelected New Yorkers

Watch: Prof. Steffie Woolhandler Discusses COVID-19 and US Healthcare System on BBC

UPH Professor and UPP affiliated faculty member Steffie Woolhandler was on BBC discussing COVID-19 and the US healthcare system, (October 11, 2020). Click for BBC Clip. (Prof. Woolhandler's discussion starts after 42 minutes or thereabouts)

By |2020-10-30T15:30:18-04:00October 11th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Watch: Prof. Steffie Woolhandler Discusses COVID-19 and US Healthcare System on BBC

Watch: Prof. Owen Gutfreund featured on CNA, Discusses Reallocation of NYC Street Space During the Pandemic

Associate Professor Owen Gutfreund was featured on CNA (an international news channel based in Singapore), in a story about the reallocation of NYC street space during the pandemic, and the brewing conflict between restaurants and ride-hail drivers over sidewalk access.

By |2020-10-10T12:48:21-04:00October 10th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Watch: Prof. Owen Gutfreund featured on CNA, Discusses Reallocation of NYC Street Space During the Pandemic

Prof. Philip Alcabes Piece on Coronavirus and the Public Sphere Published in The American Scholar

UPH Professor and UPP affiliated faculty member Philip Alcabes' short piece "Coronavirus and the Withering of the Public Sphere" was published in The American Scholar, (September 19, 2020). The entire piece pertains to questions of policymaking in the current milieu.

By |2020-10-10T12:43:08-04:00October 2nd, 2020|News|Comments Off on Prof. Philip Alcabes Piece on Coronavirus and the Public Sphere Published in The American Scholar

Prof. Nicholas Dagen Bloom Provides Support on Groundbreaking NYCHA Design Work

Professor Nicholas Dagen Bloom has been busy on the public housing front. He has provided support and feedback on groundbreaking urban design work underway designed to make NYCHA's public housing developments better places to live: 1) A co-authored editorial in The New York Daily News: "The Rebirth NYCHA Needs Now" 2) Comments on landscape innovations [...]

By |2020-10-10T12:40:38-04:00October 2nd, 2020|News|Comments Off on Prof. Nicholas Dagen Bloom Provides Support on Groundbreaking NYCHA Design Work

UPP Establishes Racial Justice Working Group

In response to systemic racial injustice, the need to reaffirm UPP’s commitment to anti-racist practices, and the specific concerns of many in the UPP community, including students, alums, and faculty, around departmental priorities, procedures, and pedagogy, department chair Prof. Joseph P. Viteritti, in consultation with the department’s governing body (the Personnel and Budget Committee, whose members include the [...]

By |2020-10-10T12:37:32-04:00October 2nd, 2020|News|Comments Off on UPP Establishes Racial Justice Working Group