Check out David Grazian, Professor of Sociology and Communication and Faculty Director of Urban Studies, present
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:
Congratulations to Jessica Lim (URBS '18), whose senior seminar and honors paper assessed Penn’s support for its ABCS courses, in light of the call for the university to commit to PILOTs (Payment in Lieu of Taxes) to the city.
Jack Park (URBS '15) is featured in a People Magazine article, sharing advice on how to start the conversation and provide support when someone you know may be depressed.
Jack we are proud of your continued work on this important topic: