Congratulations to Tara Dawson McGuinness (URBS '00) on the publication of her latest book, a blueprint for how governments and nonprofits can harness the power of digital technology to help solve 21st century problems:
DesignPhiladelphia's festival returns this fall with a timely public art installation by artist and writer Angbeen Saleem ( URBS ‘12), an interactive work based on her poem, “Black and Brown People on Shark Tank.” On view at Cherry Street Pier from October 6-17.
This summer's cohort of Urban Studies Gordon Fellows continued in the shared goal of taking urban theory into the real world, participating in summer internships and organizing community events for their fellow Urbies.
Check out the Paideia program's recent episode of their PARK podcast, featuring Marisa Denker’s Urban Studies course, Participatory Cities:
Congratulations to Urbie Alisa Ghura on her Brookings Institution blog post:
We are so proud of URBS senior Hadriana Lowernkron for her WHYY Opinion Piece! https://whyy.org/articles/penns-first-black-newspaper-eic-on-racism-in-media/
In Spring 2021, the students in URBS 277/GSWS 277: Gender, Sex, and Urban Life completed a photo essay assignment.
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!