Public Affairs Alumni and Current Students Publish a Book on Community Development

In April 2018, two graduates of the Department of Public Policy and Administration’s public affairs doctoral program, Ashley E. Nickels, GSC ’16, and Jason D. Rivera, GSC ’16, published an edited volume titled Community Development and Public Administration Theory: Promoting Democratic Principles to Improve Communities.  Nickels and Rivera not only edited the volume, but also … Read more of Public Affairs Alumni and Current Students Publish a Book on Community Development

MPA Student and EPA Employee Amanda Miles Deployed Three Times to Puerto Rico

Amanda Miles graduated from St. Norbert College in DePere Wisconsin, in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in Spanish and Communications. During her time at Norbert, she worked in various roles, tutoring her fellow students in Spanish, and acting as office assistant to multiple departments. She also put in time with Literacy Green Bay, teaching English … Read more of MPA Student and EPA Employee Amanda Miles Deployed Three Times to Puerto Rico

Join us for “Research Bites” with Dr. Stephen Danley on Apr. 25

Join us on Wednesday, April 25th, for the first installment of the “Research Bites” series, during which you will learn about ongoing faculty research projects.  Dr. Stephen Danley, Assistant Professor for the Department of Public Policy and Administration, will discuss a paper he co-authored, titled “Nonprofit Segregation: The Exclusion and Impact of White Nonprofit Networks.” … Read more of Join us for “Research Bites” with Dr. Stephen Danley on Apr. 25

Announcement of Faculty Promotions and Tenure Appointments

Congratulations to the following faculty members who received promotions and tenure appointments approved by the Board of Governors at a meeting on Tuesday, April 10th: Department of Chemistry Dr. Catherine Grgicak – Associate Professor (reappointment with tenure) Department of Economics Dr. Noha Emara – Associate Professor Department of Philosophy Dr. Eric Chwang – Associate Professor Department of … Read more of Announcement of Faculty Promotions and Tenure Appointments

Join us for the Screening of the Documentary “Quest” on Apr. 11

All are invited to attend a free viewing of the documentary Quest: A Portrait of an American Family, a critically-acclaimed and award-winning film by director Jon Olshefski.  The film tells the story of the Rainey family of North Philadelphia, who are nurturing a community of hip-hop artists in their home music studio.  Following the film, there … Read more of Join us for the Screening of the Documentary “Quest” on Apr. 11

Dr. Joel Cantor to Lecture on Global Health on Apr. 10

Dr. Joel Cantor, Distinguished Professor of Public Policy; Director, Center for State Health Policy; and Interim Director, Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research at Rutgers University, will be the guest speaker at the 2018 Global Health event.  His lecture, “How Well Does the US Health System Perform? A Global Perspective,” will take … Read more of Dr. Joel Cantor to Lecture on Global Health on Apr. 10

Registration is Open for the Fair Housing Act at 50 Symposium

The Fair Housing Act at 50: Successes, Failures, and Opportunities Symposium will take place on Friday, April 13th, as the concluding event for Research Week.  This event will feature interdisciplinary faculty panels that focus on topics such as “Housing and the Geography of Opportunity” and “Ramifications of Unfair Housing.”  There will also be three keynote … Read more of Registration is Open for the Fair Housing Act at 50 Symposium

Register Now for the Tenth Annual Baron Lecture Series

The Department of Political Science will host the tenth annual presentation of the Jacob Abraham and Mildred Amelia Baron Lecture Series on Wednesday, April 18th.  Dr. Stephen Bryen, CCAS ’64 and CEO, policy leader, and author, will be the guest speaker.  His lecture is titled “China: The Challenge Facing America in the Pacific.”   This free event … Read more of Register Now for the Tenth Annual Baron Lecture Series

Register Now for the Robert Bailey Memorial Lecture

The Robert Bailey Memorial Lecture, given by Elliott Sclar, the Director of the Center for Sustainable Urban Development and the Earth Institute and Professor of Urban Planning and International Affairs at Columbia University, will take place on Thursday, April 5th, from 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m., in the Campus Center’s Multi-Purpose Room.  Dr. Sclar’s lecture … Read more of Register Now for the Robert Bailey Memorial Lecture

Giving a Strong Start to Young Children Experiencing Homelessness in Philadelphia

Giving a Strong Start to Young Children Experiencing Homelessness in Philadelphia: New program promotes early childhood education and developmentally informed practices in emergency housing Families and homeless shelters will get a new service to help young children participate in high quality early childhood education thanks to a $1.48 million grant over three years from The Vanguard … Read more of Giving a Strong Start to Young Children Experiencing Homelessness in Philadelphia