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Spring 2022 End of Semester Student Presentations

Each semester we set aside an evening for students from the workshop and studio courses to present their work to the UPP community. This is a great way to see what your fellow students have been working on all semester, learn something new, and show support for your classmates! Thursday, May 12 @ 6:30PM Faculty [...]

By |2022-05-02T17:16:46-04:00May 9th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Spring 2022 End of Semester Student Presentations

Book talk with UPP Adjunct Stefan Al on May 17

UPP Adjunct Associate Professor Stefan Al's book "Supertall: How the World's Tallest Buildings Are Reshaping Our Cities and Our Lives"  was recently released by W. W. Norton & Company. Stephan is giving a free online book talk, sponsored by The Skyscraper Museum, on May 17.  Click here for further details and to register.

By |2022-05-02T17:17:16-04:00May 6th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Book talk with UPP Adjunct Stefan Al on May 17

UPP Prof. Nicholas Bloom on Affordable Housing

UPP Professor Nicholas Bloom presented a Keynote Address at the Annual Conference of the National Association of Local Housing Finance Agencies at the end of last month. Prof. Bloom also released "How the Next Phase of the Second Avenue Subway Can Build a Better East Harlem," in the Gotham Gazette (April 4, 2022).

By |2022-05-02T17:14:11-04:00May 3rd, 2022|News|Comments Off on UPP Prof. Nicholas Bloom on Affordable Housing

Upcoming Event at Roosevelt House: Housing Policy Discussion with HPD experts

Join us on Wednesday, March 30th for a discussion on New York City housing policy with two experts from the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD). We will discuss the work HPD does to make the city more equitable and affordable, the development of housing policy under the new mayoral administration, and the intricacies [...]

By |2022-03-29T12:58:53-04:00March 29th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Upcoming Event at Roosevelt House: Housing Policy Discussion with HPD experts

UPP Professor Mehdi Heris paper on tree cover data published in the Journal of Remote Sensing

UPP Assistant Professor Mehdi Heris’s recent paper was published in the Journal of Remote Sensing. In this paper, Prof. Heris and his co-authors assessed the accuracy of the Tree Cover layer of the National Land Cover Dataset. Many researchers use this dataset for various purposes, such as understanding how trees mitigate urban heat, improve air [...]

By |2022-04-06T13:35:43-04:00March 6th, 2022|News|Comments Off on UPP Professor Mehdi Heris paper on tree cover data published in the Journal of Remote Sensing

Upcoming Event at Roosevelt House: Xochitl Gonzalez Book Discussion

Roosevelt House at Hunter College is hosting an event with Xochitl Gonzalez, New York Times bestselling author of "Olga Dies Dreaming," in conversation with Yarimar Bonilla, political anthropologist and the Director of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College, on Wednesday, March 9 at 6pm. The event will take place at Roosevelt House [...]

By |2022-02-23T15:27:26-05:00February 23rd, 2022|News|Comments Off on Upcoming Event at Roosevelt House: Xochitl Gonzalez Book Discussion