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Hunter MUP student wins Paul LeClerc Award for Best Graduate Research Paper

Sylvia Morse, a graduate student in the Urban Planning department, was awarded the top prize for graduate research papers at the 20th Annual Paul LeClerc Competition held by the Hunter College Library. Her paper, “Housing in Luanda, Angola: Challenges and Alternatives,” was written for Professor Owen Gutfreund’s class Cities in Developing Countries, offered by the [...]

By |2015-05-10T16:36:12-04:00April 8th, 2013|News|Comments Off on Hunter MUP student wins Paul LeClerc Award for Best Graduate Research Paper

Hunter MUP student to study pedestrian safety on Upper West Side

Jeffry Peel, a graduate student in Urban Planning at Hunter UAP, is spearheading a new study that will examine pedestrian safety in a fast-growing section of the Upper West Side. Jeff is a community board fellow, funded through a grant from the Fund for the City of New York, for Community Board 7 in Manhattan. [...]

By |2017-06-17T22:22:54-04:00April 6th, 2013|News|Comments Off on Hunter MUP student to study pedestrian safety on Upper West Side

Hunter UAP student is finalist in Association of American Geographers "Mashup" competition

Aaron Fraint, a graduate student in Hunter's Urban Planning program, has been selected as one of five finalists in the Association of American Geographers "Mashup" competition being put together in conjunction with San Diego State University. Aaron has been invited to the AAG annual meeting to present his project, "Subways in your Walkshed," a GIS-based [...]

By |2017-06-17T22:22:56-04:00March 1st, 2013|News|Comments Off on Hunter UAP student is finalist in Association of American Geographers "Mashup" competition

UAP Student, Lea Jensen, Featured on Inside City Hall

MSUA student, Lea Jensen was featured on Inside City Hall with Errol Lewis. As part of a special cross disciplinary course with Media Studies, Lea was part of a student team that produced a documentary short detailing the journeys of homeless children to and from school. The class was taught by Emmy Award-winning journalist Barbara [...]

By |2017-06-17T22:22:56-04:00June 13th, 2012|News|Comments Off on UAP Student, Lea Jensen, Featured on Inside City Hall

UAP Graduate Students Release Study Beyond the Backlash: Equity and Participation in Bicycle Planning

Graduate students from the MUP Program released their detailed report Beyond the Backlash: Equity and Participation in Bicycle Planning. The bicycle studio spent nine months studying the history and practices of bicycle planning, identified the challenges facing the expansion of bicycle lanes, and made recommendations that would affect the roles of the city’s Department of [...]

By |2015-05-10T16:51:46-04:00August 7th, 2011|News|Comments Off on UAP Graduate Students Release Study Beyond the Backlash: Equity and Participation in Bicycle Planning