Prof. Joseph P. Viteritti, UPP Chair, was quoted in the New York Times in an Q and A on mayoral control of the schools. "Does it Matter Who Runs New York City's Schools?" By Kate Taylor, June 23, 2017
Urban Development Workshop project, "Hell Square: Contested Space on the Lower East Side (LES)", gets media attention. Client: LES Dwellers Research & Strategies Instructor: Prof. Sigmund Shipp Team: Gretchen Bank, Melissa Giroux, Francisco Sandoval Full press list: Bowery Boogie http://www.boweryboogie.com/2017/06/nightlife-saturation-hell-square-toxic-quality-life-spurs-crime-study-finds/NY Post http://nypost.com/2017/06/07/less-hell-square-is-now-an-alarming-hotbed-for-crime/Curbed https://ny.curbed.com/2017/6/7/15757192/lower-east-side-nightlife-quality-of-life-nycEater https://ny.eater.com/2017/6/7/15757942/les-bars-crime-hell-square-study Gothamist http://gothamist.com/2017/06/07/les_crime_nightlife.php Fox Five News http://www.fox5ny.com/news/239916754-story
May 22, 2017 Dear Students, Alums, Faculty, and Friends: It is with great sadness that I write to you on the passing of Professor Stanley Moses, who died on Friday, May 19th, after suffering from a head injury that he incurred from a fall that took place on May 14th. Stanley delighted in the [...]
Prof. Jill Gross posts a piece, Accomplishing Agonism in Urban Governance, in the Urban Affairs Forum presented by Urban Affairs Review, March 10, 2017. 2017.
March 19, 2017 Dear Members and Friends of the Urban Policy and Planning Community: I write with deep sorrow to inform you of the passing of Professor Peter Kwong, who died of cardiac arrest on Friday, March 17th. Professor Kwong had been a member of the Hunter faculty since 1993, where he was a [...]
UPP Chair Joseph P. Viteritti was quoted in The New York Times article, “Questioning Whether de Blasio Will Learn From a Teachable Moment”, March 17, 2017. To read, click here.
UPP Prof. Ryan Yeung Discusses School Uniforms in Milwaukee Schools on The Joy Cardin Radio Show, March 3
UPP Prof. Ryan Yeung discusses Milwaukee School Board's recent district-wide school uniform requirement on The Joy Cardin Radio Show, "The Effects Of School Uniforms", March 3, 2017. To listen to the audio, click here.
UPP Prof. Jill Gross Participates in PodCast w/Two Urban Governance Scholars on Collaborative Governance
Professor Gross was busily over her winter break. She participated in a PodCast with two urban governance scholars: Susan Clarke, Professor Emeritus at the University of Colorado Boulder (http://www.colorado.edu/polisci/people/faculty-emeritus/susan-clarke) and Allison Bramwell, Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina Greensboro (https://psc.uncg.edu/people/bramwell/). In Part 1 the conversation explores the question of whether "Collaborative Governance" is the [...]
Urban Studies Major, Jair Moreira, Accepted in The Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Scholars Program
The program prepares academically promising undergraduate students who have an interest in attending graduate school. Eligible students who are accepted to the program attend a six-week summer program and an array of workshops, seminars, and lectures throughout the academic year which will enhance students' technical, writing, and research skills. Graduate Record Examination (GRE) preparation workshops [...]