There are many ways to stay in touch with URBS:
- Participate in our Alumni Mentor Program.
- Join the University of Pennsylvania Urban Studies Alumni group on LinkedIn. This group is limited only to urban studies current students and alums for career networking purposes. Just search for the page on LinkedIn and request to join.
- Like us on Facebook.
We've been talking about urban green spaces a lot since our recent tour of the proposed Philly Rail Park.
As a part of his work with Resort Gaming Group, alum Josh Curran (URBS '09) has been working toward the revitalization of downtown Las Vegas.
Congratulations to recent URBS graduate Rosaline Zhang, who's op-ed How to set up evaluations that help teachers improve has made it to the Seattle Times
Fay Darmawi (URBS '88) has written a piece for Housing Finance called How Affordable Housing Can Make a Name for Itself (and Why).
Adam Goodman, a student in the URBS Graduate Certificate Program and PhD student in History, wrote a piece for The Boston Review called "Mexican Education Reform From Below."
Take a look at the January issue of Grid Magazine, where URBS alumnus Gabe Mandujano ('05) discusses the triple-bottom line business he launched two years ago, Wash Cycle Laundry.
Jake Scobey-Thal ('09) had two of his articles published in Next American City and Salon this past summer. We invite you to explore his coverage of urban events that took place in NYC and Cape Town, South Africa this past year.
Felicity Wood, class of '92, recently completed an audit of the City of Sacramento’s Fire Prevention Program. Click here to read the published audit.