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Prof. Sigmund Shipp’s Urban Development Workshop Class Project Gets Media Attention, June 6

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

By | 2017-06-17T23:17:16+00:00 June 17th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Prof. Sigmund Shipp’s Urban Development Workshop Class Project Gets Media Attention, June 6

Stanley Moses, 1936-2017

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 [...]

By | 2017-06-17T23:14:11+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Stanley Moses, 1936-2017

Prof. Peter Kwong, 1941-2017

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 [...]

By | 2017-06-17T22:22:52+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Prof. Peter Kwong, 1941-2017

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.

By | 2017-06-17T23:15:36+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|News|Comments Off on UPP Prof. Ryan Yeung Discusses School Uniforms in Milwaukee Schools on The Joy Cardin Radio Show, March 3

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 [...]

By | 2017-04-12T06:13:55+00:00 February 9th, 2017|News|Comments Off on UPP Prof. Jill Gross Participates in PodCast w/Two Urban Governance Scholars on Collaborative Governance

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 [...]

By | 2017-06-17T22:22:52+00:00 February 5th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Urban Studies Major, Jair Moreira, Accepted in The Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Scholars Program