Registration Open for “A Year After Maria” Symposium

The Community Leadership Center Hispanic Heritage Month symposium, “A Year After Maria: Current and Future Challenges in Puerto Rico,” will take place on Monday, October 15.  Speakers will include the Honorable Eduardo Bhatia, senator and past president of the Puerto Rican Senate; Jorge Haddock, Ph.D., president of the University of Puerto Rico; the Honorable Nelson … Read more of Registration Open for “A Year After Maria” Symposium

CURE Seminar Series Continues Oct. 12 with Jamila Medley of PACA

The Center for Urban Research and Education’s (CURE) Seminar Series will continue its fall season on Friday, October 12, with a presentation by Jamila Medley, Executive Director of the Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance (PACA).  Ms. Medley’s presentation is titled, “Reimaging cooperative development in marginalized communities through study and democratic practice.”   The event will take place on Friday, … Read more of CURE Seminar Series Continues Oct. 12 with Jamila Medley of PACA

CURE Seminar Series Begins Sept. 14

The Center for Urban Research and Education’s (CURE) Seminar Series will begin its fall season on Friday, September 14, with a presentation by Eileen Divringi, Community Development Research Associate, and Kyle DeMaria, Community Development Research Analyst, of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.  The presentation is titled “How Does Last-Dollar Financial Aid Affect First-Year Student Outcomes? Evidence … Read more of CURE Seminar Series Begins Sept. 14

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

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

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

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