Brand new Urban Studies major Layla Sayed got an op-ed published in the Philadephia Inquirer. Impressive! The idea: Low-income homeowners are losing their homes because they can't afford basic repairs.
Armed with Cheez-Its, pretzels and a whiteboard to track their journey and fares, Jeremy Zorek and Miles Taylor attempted what few — perhaps no one, at least not voluntarily — have done before.
Capital-Star Opinion Editorial on how PA’s incarcerated are doing their part to fight gun violence from the inside out. Tens of thousands of Americans with criminal records are fighting to restore dignity to their communities.
Students unveiled a petition with more than 850 signatures, calling on Penn to drop the disciplinary charges and refrain from bringing future disciplinary action against peaceful protesters.
Congratulations to Domenic Vitiello on his newest book, The Sanctuary City, where he talks about immigration and community through the guiding lens of sanctuary city policy.
CPCRS Research Assistant – Exhibition Curation
Deadline: April 22, 2022
The Urban Studies Program reports with sadness the passing of Dr. John Keene, Emeritus Professor of City and Regional Planning and long-standing member of the Urban Studies faculty. Professor Keene taught the course URBS204: Urban Law for over 35 years.
The Urban Studies Program is pleased to announce Anna Duan, C’22, the inaugural Urban Studies Alumni Engagement Fellowship recipient for 2022! This fellowship is made possible thanks to a generous gift by Scott Millstein, C'92, and Jae Lee.