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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 | March 23rd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Prof. Peter Kwong, 1941-2017

UPP Chair Prof. Joseph Viteritti Quoted in The New York Times, March 17

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.

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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 | March 3rd, 2017|Faculty Profile, 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 | February 9th, 2017|News|Comments Off on UPP Prof. Jill Gross Participates in PodCast w/Two Urban Governance Scholars on Collaborative Governance

Prof. Owen Gutfreund Quoted in the News on Cuomo’s JFK Airport Overhaul Proposal, Jan. 4

Prof. Owen Gutfreund was quoted in New York Newsday and amNew York about the Governor's proposal to overhaul JFK Airport, January 4,  2017.  

By | January 13th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Prof. Owen Gutfreund Quoted in the News on Cuomo’s JFK Airport Overhaul Proposal, Jan. 4

UPP Chair Joseph Viteritti Discusses Trump’s Cabinet Appointments on Brian Lehrer’s POTUS 2016, Dec. 7

UPP Chair Joseph Viteritti appeared on Brian Lehrer's POTUS 2016 on December 7 to discuss Trump's cabinet appointments in HUD and education. To watch the episode "A Look into Trump's Cabinet" click here.

By | December 12th, 2016|News|Comments Off on UPP Chair Joseph Viteritti Discusses Trump’s Cabinet Appointments on Brian Lehrer’s POTUS 2016, Dec. 7

MUP student Maggie Calmes and Gotham Gazette Reporter Samir Khurshid, ‘Fair Share’ Story Published in Gotham Gazette (Nov. 18 and 21)

MUP student Maggie Calmes and Gotham Gazette Reporter, Samar Khurshid's 'Fair Share' story published in two parts in the Gotham Gazette. Part 1, The City May Soon Have More Formal 'Fair Share'Discussion (November 18, 2016) and Part 2, 'Fair Share' Design Flaws, Flashpoints & Possible Updates  (November 21, 2016).            

By | December 2nd, 2016|News|Comments Off on MUP student Maggie Calmes and Gotham Gazette Reporter Samir Khurshid, ‘Fair Share’ Story Published in Gotham Gazette (Nov. 18 and 21)

Prof. Peter Kwong in Panel Discussion, “Chinatown is Not For Sale”, Oct. 22

Prof. Peter Kwong talks about the growing impact of art galleries in Chinatown at the town hall meeting,"Chinatown is Not for Sale", October 22, 2016. For more details, read "Artists and Gallerists Grapple with Ways to Slow Gentrification in Manhattan’s Chinatown".

By | October 28th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Prof. Peter Kwong in Panel Discussion, “Chinatown is Not For Sale”, Oct. 22

Prof. Peter Kwong Quoted in NY Times Article, October 20

Prof. Peter Kwong quoted in NY Times article, "In a Promise to Lift a Curse, a Scheme to Steal Chinese Immigrants’ Savings", by Liz Robbins, October 20, 2016. Click here for further reading.

By | October 28th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Prof. Peter Kwong Quoted in NY Times Article, October 20

Calvin Brown, MUP Alumni and DCP Planner, Featured in Article on East Harlem’s Rezoning Plan

Calvin Brown, MUP Alumni and DCP Planner, is featured prominently in "City’s East Harlem Plan Tracks Community Blueprint", Citylimits.org, October 19, 2016. For further reading, click here.

By | October 21st, 2016|News|Comments Off on Calvin Brown, MUP Alumni and DCP Planner, Featured in Article on East Harlem’s Rezoning Plan