Well done Paul for winning a G. Holmes Perkins Teaching Award, in the category of distinguished undergraduate teaching, 2021.
Big congrats to Carson Eckhard, who has won a Thouron Award to pursue graduate studies in the United Kingdom! See the full article in Penn Today: https://penntoday.upenn.edu/news/penn-five-2021-thouron-scholars
David Grazian presents his 60-Second Lecture, "New York City in the Time of Covid-19." He is Professor of Sociol
Eric C. Schneider (1951-2017) was an indispensable and long-time member of the Urban Studies family at Penn.
Congratulations to Urbs Junior Anna Duan, who recently got a paper published in the Macksey Journal, an undergraduate research symposium journal based at Johns Hopkins University. The paper is about government incentives for rural incarceration and how this plays out in rural counties.
It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Felipe Gorostiza, a valued and long-time member of the Urban Studies faculty. Felipe succumbed to Covid-19 virus on April 15, 2020.
Read Paul Farber's (URBS '05 & lecturer of Mapping Philadelphia course) book A Wall of Our Own: An American History of the Berlin Wall.
Big congratulations to Urbs senior Piotr Wojcik (pictured right), on being named a 2019-2020 Dean’s Scholar.
Read Paul Farber's (URBS '05 and lecturer of Mapping Philadelphia course) opinion piece in the Inquirer, on the Frank Rizzo statue and the power of public monuments: