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Prof. Ramasubramanian’s Book Published, November 2017

Dr. Laxmi Ramasubramanian has published her second book!  Essential Methods for Planning Practitioners: Skills and Techniques for Data Analysis, Visualization, and Communication, with co-author Jochen Albrecht. It is published by Springer. The foreword is written by Professor Mike Batty, urban theorist and Chair, at the Bartlett Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, University College, London.

By | 2017-11-28T15:26:20+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Faculty Profile, News|Comments Off on Prof. Ramasubramanian’s Book Published, November 2017

UPP Adjunct Faculty, Philip Plotch and Jen Nelles, Article Published in Articulo

UPP adjunct faculty members Philip Plotch and Jen Nelles' article "Mitigating Gridlock: Lessons on Regional Governance from the Organization that Keeps New York Moving,"  is published in Articulo – Journal of Urban Research. To read article click here.

By | 2017-11-21T17:02:09+00:00 November 21st, 2017|News|Comments Off on UPP Adjunct Faculty, Philip Plotch and Jen Nelles, Article Published in Articulo

Prudence Katze, MUP Alum, Documentary on Willets Point, NYC Film Festival Nov. 11&16

UPP alumnus Prudence Katze (MUP 2015) invites the Hunter community to the premiere of her documentary film, The Iron Triangle. The film is about the bustling industrial community of Willets Point, Queens, where a group of small, immigrant-run businesses banded together to fight a development plan that would bulldoze their slice of the American Dream. Through [...]

By | 2017-11-06T14:06:15+00:00 November 6th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Prudence Katze, MUP Alum, Documentary on Willets Point, NYC Film Festival Nov. 11&16

UPP Prof. Lily Baum Pollans Article Featured in BioCycle Magazine, Summer 2017

New UPP Prof. Lily Baum Pollans' academic article, "PAYT Helps Drive Residential Food Scraps Collection " published this summer is featured in October 2017 issue of BioCycle Magazine, a magazine devoted to composting, renewable energy, and sustainability.

By | 2017-10-14T15:26:45+00:00 October 14th, 2017|Faculty Profile, News|Comments Off on UPP Prof. Lily Baum Pollans Article Featured in BioCycle Magazine, Summer 2017

Rebecca Chau, MUP Alum, Awarded ACSP-GPEIG Competition Prize

Rebecca Chau, former Hunter MUP student, was awarded the Runner-Up prize in the nationwide ACSP-GPEIG competition for the best international case study completed by a student in the last two years.  Her paper, Social Urbanism: Transformational Policy in Medellin, Colombia, was completed in Professor Gutfreund's course on Cities in Developing Countries.  It will be published on the ACSP-GPEIG [...]

By | 2017-10-09T19:17:57+00:00 October 9th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Rebecca Chau, MUP Alum, Awarded ACSP-GPEIG Competition Prize

Prof. Matthew Lasner on The Brian Lehrer Show, Oct. 5

Prof. Matthew Gordon Lasner appeared on The Brian Lehrer Show on WNYC-FM on October 5 to talk about the history of co-ops and condos as part of a series the show is doing in advance of the November mayoral election entitled "The People’s Guide to Power: Real Estate Edition.” Listen to the segment at https://www.wnyc.org/story/new-yorks-first-co-op/.

By | 2017-10-09T19:15:24+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Faculty Profile, News|Comments Off on Prof. Matthew Lasner on The Brian Lehrer Show, Oct. 5

New Faculty Member Prof. Laura Wolf-Powers’ Two New Articles Published

Faculty member Laura Wolf-Powers has two articles out this fall. One, "Food Deserts and Real Estate-Led Social Policy," argues that the popularity of the "food desert" meme has have led policymakers astray in their responses to food insecurity. It was published in the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research. The other, co-authored with colleagues at [...]

By | 2017-09-28T08:19:37+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Faculty Profile, News|Comments Off on New Faculty Member Prof. Laura Wolf-Powers’ Two New Articles Published