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Dr. Mehdi Heris was a co-author of a recently released research paper in The Lancet

Dr. Mehdi Heris was a co-author of a recently released research paper in The Lancet. The research team used Dr. Heris’ urban heat mitigation model to estimate the cooling impact of urban trees and then translated that cooling effect into public health outcomes.  The authors found that over 4% of summer mortality across 94 cities in [...]

By |2023-02-16T11:21:32-05:00February 16th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Dr. Mehdi Heris was a co-author of a recently released research paper in The Lancet

Prof. John Chin’s NIH-funded research on illicit massage parlors in New York City and Los Angeles was cited in a recent USA Today article on the limitations of human trafficking laws

Prof. John Chin's NIH-funded research on illicit massage parlors in New York City and Los Angeles was cited in a recent USA Today article on the limitations of human trafficking laws ("Human trafficking laws were supposed to help women. Victims’ stories say otherwise")

By |2023-02-16T11:14:08-05:00February 16th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Prof. John Chin’s NIH-funded research on illicit massage parlors in New York City and Los Angeles was cited in a recent USA Today article on the limitations of human trafficking laws

MUP alum Jeremiah Cox (2016) was featured in an article about changes to the Goshen, IN transit system

MUP alum Jeremiah Cox (2016) was featured in an article about changes to the Goshen, IN transit system. https://www.goshennews.com/news/changes-proposed-for-goshen-s-transit-service/article_0f63cbb0-92cb-11ed-bb3c-cb13b0dbeeab.html

By |2023-02-16T11:12:22-05:00February 16th, 2023|News|Comments Off on MUP alum Jeremiah Cox (2016) was featured in an article about changes to the Goshen, IN transit system

The Philadelphia Inquirer published an interview with Associate Prof. Laura Wolf-Powers about her book, University City: History, Race, & Community in the Era of the Innovation District, (January 3, 2023)

The Philadelphia Inquirer published an interview  with Associate Prof. Laura Wolf-Powers about her book, University City: History, Race, & Community in the Era of the Innovation District, (January 3, 2023).

By |2023-02-16T11:11:33-05:00February 16th, 2023|News|Comments Off on The Philadelphia Inquirer published an interview with Associate Prof. Laura Wolf-Powers about her book, University City: History, Race, & Community in the Era of the Innovation District, (January 3, 2023)

A report published by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation highlighted Associate Professors Laura Wolf-Powers and Sigmund Shipp’s research partnership with the Brooklyn Communities Collaborative

A report published by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation highlighted Associate Professors Laura Wolf-Powers and Sigmund Shipp's research partnership with the Brooklyn Communities Collaborative. https://www.kauffman.org/entrepreneurship/reports/community-engaged-entrepreneurship-research-methodologies/

By |2023-02-16T11:10:22-05:00February 16th, 2023|News|Comments Off on A report published by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation highlighted Associate Professors Laura Wolf-Powers and Sigmund Shipp’s research partnership with the Brooklyn Communities Collaborative

Prof. Jill Simone Gross has been invited to join the Urban Affairs Review editorial board

Prof. Jill Simone Gross has been invited to join the editorial board of the peer review journal, Urban Affairs Review. UAR is a leading scholarly journal focused on urban politics, policy, and governance. Read more about the journal: https://journals.sagepub.com/description/UAR

By |2023-01-29T12:44:02-05:00January 29th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Prof. Jill Simone Gross has been invited to join the Urban Affairs Review editorial board

Marisol Otero-Morales awarded the 2022 Hunter HEO Employee Service Recognition Award

UPP’s Academic Program Coordinator, Marisol Otero-Morales, has been awarded the 2022 Hunter HEO Employee Service Recognition Award. Marisol joined the Hunter College community 25 years ago as a CUNY Office Assistant in the Department of Political Science, where she worked for 10 years. After earning her bachelor's degree, Marisol briefly left Hunter in 2007 to [...]

By |2022-10-17T10:53:14-04:00October 14th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Marisol Otero-Morales awarded the 2022 Hunter HEO Employee Service Recognition Award

UPP Prof. Jill Gross was a panelist at the Brookings Institution in DC to discuss an article she published in a new Brookings book

Brookings Metro celebrated the release of a new book from the Bass Center for Transformative Placemaking, “Hyperlocal: Place Governance in a Fragmented World.” Prof. Jill Gross, a contributor to the book, was invited to join a  panel discussion exploring the opportunities and tensions associated with place governance, and the ways in which organizations can give [...]

By |2022-10-17T12:25:28-04:00October 7th, 2022|News|Comments Off on UPP Prof. Jill Gross was a panelist at the Brookings Institution in DC to discuss an article she published in a new Brookings book