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UPP Prof. Victoria Johnson’s New Book, “American Eden” Receives Top Reviews!

Professor Victoria Johnson's new book, American Eden, about the first botanical garden in the United States (and how it became the site of Rockefeller Center), has been reviewed in the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times. American Eden has also been chosen as one of Amazon's "Best History books of June" and as an editors' pick at Nature, Scientific American, Popular Science, and [...]

By |2018-08-08T20:22:53+00:00August 1st, 2018|Faculty Profile, News|Comments Off on UPP Prof. Victoria Johnson’s New Book, “American Eden” Receives Top Reviews!

UPP Prof. Wolf-Powers Discusses Alan Mallach’s New Book “The Divided City”, June 25th

Prof. Wolf-Powers was on a panel of respondents gathered to discuss Alan Mallach's new book The Divided City at an event co-sponsored by the Regional Plan Association and the Century Foundation on June 25th. https://tcf.org/content/event/divided-city-discussion-alan-mallach/

By |2018-08-08T20:23:15+00:00August 1st, 2018|Faculty Profile, News|Comments Off on UPP Prof. Wolf-Powers Discusses Alan Mallach’s New Book “The Divided City”, June 25th

Prof. John Chin Recent Advisory Appointments

Prof. John Chin was recently appointed to the NIH Office of AIDS Research Advisory Council (https://www.oar.nih.gov/oarac/members.asp) and to the National Advisory Committee of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Research Scholars Program (http://healthpolicyresearch-scholars.org/about-the-program/).

By |2018-08-08T20:23:38+00:00August 1st, 2018|Faculty Profile, News|Comments Off on Prof. John Chin Recent Advisory Appointments

UPP Chair Joseph Viteritti writes an Opinion Piece for NBC on former NYC Mayor Rudolph Guiliani, May 30

UPP Chair Joseph Viteritti was invited by NBC News to write an opinion piece on former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, which was posted online, as  "Losing It: The Tragic Self-Immolation of Rudy Giuliani," NBC News, Think, May 30, 2018.

By |2018-08-08T20:24:05+00:00June 3rd, 2018|Faculty Profile, News|Comments Off on UPP Chair Joseph Viteritti writes an Opinion Piece for NBC on former NYC Mayor Rudolph Guiliani, May 30

UPP Chair Joseph Viteritti interviewed by WNYC/NPR and Quoted in Gotham Gazette, Feb. 21

UPP Chair Joseph Viteritti was interviewed by WNYC/NPR about Mayor de Blasio's proposal to a appoint a Charter Review Commission. Parts of the interview were aired on February 18th and 19th. He also was quoted extensively in a Gotham Gazette (February 21) article on the same subject.

By |2018-08-08T20:24:51+00:00April 3rd, 2018|Faculty Profile, News|Comments Off on UPP Chair Joseph Viteritti interviewed by WNYC/NPR and Quoted in Gotham Gazette, Feb. 21

UPP Prof. Ryan Yeung Co-authors two articles published by Springer, March 12

UPP Prof. Ryan Yeung is the Co-author of two articles published by Springer, March 12, 2018. “The Impact of U.S. News College Rankings on the Compensation of College and University Presidents” written with Philip Gigliotti (SUNY, Albany) and Phuong Nguyen-Hoang (University of Iowa) and “The Impact of U.S. News College Rankings on the Compensation of [...]

By |2018-05-17T21:19:29+00:00March 16th, 2018|Faculty Profile, News|Comments Off on UPP Prof. Ryan Yeung Co-authors two articles published by Springer, March 12