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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

Prof. Jill Gross Program to Co-Chair Urban Politics Section of 2018 APSA Conference

Prof. Jill Simone Gross has been asked to serve as Program Co-Chair for the Urban Politics Section (http://www.apsanet.org/section13) of the American Political Science Association, for their 2018 conference scheduled for August 30 - September 2, 2018 Boston, MA

By | 2017-09-28T08:28:59+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Faculty Profile, News|Comments Off on Prof. Jill Gross Program to Co-Chair Urban Politics Section of 2018 APSA Conference

UPP Chair Joseph Viteritti’s New Book Reviewed in NY Times, Aug. 27

UPP Chair Joseph Viteritti’s new book The Pragmatist: Bill de Blasio’s Quest to Save the Soul of New York(Oxford) was reviewed by Sam Roberts in the New York Times on August 27th. Professor Viteritti has also posted podcast interviews on Am New York, City and State, and Gotham Gazette, and an online interview with Politico magazine. An excerpt of the book was published on City [...]

By | 2017-09-28T08:29:17+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Faculty Profile, News|Comments Off on UPP Chair Joseph Viteritti’s New Book Reviewed in NY Times, Aug. 27

Greg Cutler, Urban Planning Student, Wins Annual WMPF Scholarship Award

The Westchester Municipal Planning Federation (WMPF) offers a $2000 scholarship to a student who is currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate planning program (or a closely-related program such as architecture, landscape architecture, public administration, public policy or geography) and who plans to continue his/her studies in the following school year. The 2017 Westchester Municipal [...]

By | 2017-09-28T08:19:45+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Faculty Profile, News|Comments Off on Greg Cutler, Urban Planning Student, Wins Annual WMPF Scholarship Award