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Professor Jill Simone Gross Reviewed Carmen Sirianni’s “Sustainable Cities in American Democracy: From Postwar Urbanism to a Civic Green New Deal”

Professor Jill Simone Gross’ review of Carmen Sirianni’s 2020 book Sustainable Cities in American Democracy: From Postwar Urbanism to a Civic Green New Deal (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas),  has been published in the September 2021 Issue of Perspectives on Politics, 19(3), 1005-1007.

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MUP Student Colin Ryan Award NYC HPD-HDC Housing Fellowship

MUP student Colin Ryan is awarded the New York City Department of Housing Preservation & Development (HPD) and the New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC) Housing Fellowship. The HPD-HDC Fellowship is a two-year  rotational program designed to expose individual Fellows to New York City government specifically in the field of affordable housing.

By |2021-09-06T09:53:07-04:00August 20th, 2021|News|Comments Off on MUP Student Colin Ryan Award NYC HPD-HDC Housing Fellowship

MS UPL Alum Paola Martinez (2020) Appointed Director Of Local Government & Legislative Affairs For SUNY

MS UPL alum Paola Martinez (2020) has been appointed as director of local government and legislative affairs for SUNY System. Previously, she was director of social services and community engagement for Catholic Charities at the Betances Houses in the South Bronx. She oversaw a portfolio of 41 buildings and approximately 3,000 residents, making this the [...]

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Adjunct Associate Professor Mitchell A. Korbey Discusses Changes In Brooklyn Over Past 30 Years On “Herrick Does That” Podcast

Two of the most respected professionals in NYC Land Use & Zoning law, Raymond H. Levin and  UPP Adjunct Associate Professor Mitchell A. Korbey, discuss the changes that have occurred in Brooklyn over the past 30 years. Herrick Does That Podcast:https://www.herrick.com/podcasts/the-changing-face-of-brooklyn/

By |2021-09-06T09:49:50-04:00August 20th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Adjunct Associate Professor Mitchell A. Korbey Discusses Changes In Brooklyn Over Past 30 Years On “Herrick Does That” Podcast

Professor Vivian Louie Co-Published “‘Divide, Divert, & Conquer’ Deconstructing the Presidential Framing of White Supremacy in the COVID-19 Era” In Special Issue Of “Social Sciences” Journal

Vivian Louie, professor of Urban Planning and Policy, recently co-published in a special issue of the Social Sciences Journal. She wrote “Divide, Divert, & Conquer” Deconstructing the Presidential Framing of White Supremacy in the COVID-19 Era with Anahi Viladrich, formerly of Hunter College, now at Queens College & The CUNY Graduate Center.

By |2021-09-06T09:45:42-04:00August 20th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Professor Vivian Louie Co-Published “‘Divide, Divert, & Conquer’ Deconstructing the Presidential Framing of White Supremacy in the COVID-19 Era” In Special Issue Of “Social Sciences” Journal

Associate Profs. Laura Wolf-Powers and Sigmund C. Shipp Awarded Three-Year Grant From Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation To Develop A Supplier Diversity Program In Brooklyn

Associate Professors Laura Wolf-Powers and Sigmund C. Shipp have been awarded a three-year $294,000 community-engaged research grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation to develop in collaboration with minority entrepreneurs and the Brooklyn Communities Collaborative, a supplier diversity program in Brooklyn, NY.

By |2021-09-06T09:41:22-04:00August 20th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Associate Profs. Laura Wolf-Powers and Sigmund C. Shipp Awarded Three-Year Grant From Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation To Develop A Supplier Diversity Program In Brooklyn

Professor Matthew Lasner Published Article On The History And Appeal Of Condos: “Why Condos Caught On In America”

Professor Matthew Lasner published "Why Condos Caught On In America" in The Conversation. The article discusses the history and appeal of condominiums, a system of shared ownership which Professor Lasner refers to as a "remarkable achievement" that "allows millions of people who don’t want or need whole houses, or who can’t afford them, to live in [...]

By |2021-08-17T21:17:39-04:00August 8th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Professor Matthew Lasner Published Article On The History And Appeal Of Condos: “Why Condos Caught On In America”

UPP Affiliated Faculty Member Prof. Steffie Woolhandler Quoted In U.S. News Article “Patients of Color Less Likely to Get Specialist Care Than White Patients”

UPP affiliated faculty member Prof. Steffie Woolhandler was quoted in the U.S. News article "Patients of Color Less Likely to Get Specialist Care Than White Patients," (July 26), regarding her recent research on the racial and ethnic disparities in outpatient visit rates across 29 specialties.

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