Prof. Jill Gross posts a piece, Accomplishing Agonism in Urban Governance, in the Urban Affairs Forum presented by Urban Affairs Review, March 10, 2017. 2017.
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".
UPP Distinguished Prof. Peter Kwong is quoted in NY times article, "Jeremy Lin Is Back in New York, and So Is a Glimpse of the Old Linsanity", Liz Robbins, ( 2016, July 20). As the only Chinese-American in the N.B.A., Mr. Lin represents a new “model minority,” said Peter Kwong, a professor of urban affairs at [...]
Prof. Jill Gross, MSUPL Program Director, Serves Second Term as Chair of the Urban Affairs Association
Prof. Jill Simone Gross, Director of the M.S. Urban Policy and Leadership program, was elected to serve a second term as Chair of the Urban Affairs Association. The second term runs from spring 2016 to spring 2017.
UPP Prof. Matthew Lasner and Alicia Glen, New York Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development interview with VICE on affordable housing in New York,"Can New York Save Itself from Out-of-Control Rents?", November 8, 2015. Prof. Lasner shares his views on Mayor de Blasio’s ten year housing plan. For further reading click here.
We are so excited to congratulate two of our students for their amazing accomplishments this semester. Joshua D'Ambrosio, an urban studies undergraduate student, has received the Wells Fargo Scholarship, which awards undergraduate students and students obtaining a master’s degree in real estate to attend the Urban Land Institute fall meeting that's taking place this week. [...]