CURE Will Co-Host National Summit for Inclusive Communities on 7/21

The Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) will co-host the National Summit for Inclusive Communities and Sustainable Regions, along with Building One America and Cleveland State University, on Friday, July 21.  The event is from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. and will take place in the Campus Center. On the agenda are the following topics: … Read more CURE Will Co-Host National Summit for Inclusive Communities on 7/21

CURE Continues Spring Season on 4/14

The Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) will continue its spring season on Friday, April 14th, with a presentation called “Listening to the Voices of the Homeless in Public Policy Debates” by Dr. Joshua D. Philips, an instructor at Pennsylvania State University–Brandywine.    A half-century after the “War on Poverty” of Lyndon Johnson, poverty … Read more CURE Continues Spring Season on 4/14

The CURE Seminar Series Continues 3/3

The Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) will continue its seminar series on Friday, March 3rd, with a presentation by Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab, Professor of Higher Education Policy and Sociology at Temple University, and founder of the Wisconsin HOPE Lab, the nation’s only translational research laboratory seeking ways to make college more affordable.  Dr. … Read more The CURE Seminar Series Continues 3/3

CURE Seminar Series Kicks Off Spring Season on 2/3

The Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) will begin its spring season on Friday, February 3rd, with a presentation by Dr. Joan Maya Mazelis, Assistant Professor of Sociology and CURE-affiliated scholar.  Dr. Mazelis will discuss her new book, Surviving Poverty: Creating Sustainable Ties Among the Poor.   Surviving Poverty carefully examines the experiences of people … Read more CURE Seminar Series Kicks Off Spring Season on 2/3

“Rio’s True Olympic Legacy” Lecture Scheduled for 11/15

Theresa Williamson, Executive Director of Catalytic Communities, will present, “Rio’s True Olympic Legacy: What have we learned?  What next?” on Tuesday, November 15th, from 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m., in the Campus Center’s Multi-Purpose Room.  Dr. Williamson will address Rio and its social and economic struggles through the lens of Olympic legacy.  All are welcome. … Read more “Rio’s True Olympic Legacy” Lecture Scheduled for 11/15

CURE Seminar Scheduled for 11/18

The Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) will host its next seminar on Friday, November 18th.  Christopher Wheeler, a doctoral student in the public affairs program, will present, “Land Use Regulation, Housing Development, and Racial Segregation in the Greater Philadelphia Region.”   The free event will be held during the free period in the … Read more CURE Seminar Scheduled for 11/18

Viewing and Discussion of “Changing Face of Harlem” Documentary on 10/26

The Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE), the Department of Public Policy and Administration, and the Urban Studies Program will host a viewing of the documentary the Changing Face of Harlem, to be followed by a discussion with the filmmaker Shawn Batey, on Wednesday, October 26th, from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m., in the Campus Center’s … Read more Viewing and Discussion of “Changing Face of Harlem” Documentary on 10/26

CURE Seminar Series Continues 10/21

Join us on Friday, October 21st, for the second Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) seminar of the 2016-2017 academic year.  Matt Katz, who covered New Jersey Governor Chris Christie for the Philadelphia Inquirer, WNYC, and New Jersey Public Radio and is the author of American Governor: Chris Christie’s Bridge to Redemption, will be the guest speaker.  Copies of American … Read more CURE Seminar Series Continues 10/21

CURE Seminar Series Begins 9/9

Join us on Friday, September 9th, for the first Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) seminar of the 2016-2017 academic year!  Dr. Seth Gershenson, Assistant Professor of Public Policy at the School of Public Affairs at American University, and a Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) in Bonn, Germany, … Read more CURE Seminar Series Begins 9/9