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

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

CURE Seminar Series Continues Mar. 22

Christopher Michael, Director of Employee Ownership at the Newark Community Economic Development Corporation, will lecture on “Employee Ownership and Urban Economic Development,” as part of the Center for Urban Research and Education’s (CURE) Seminar Series.  The event will take place on Thursday, March 22nd, at 12:30 p.m. in Armitage Hall’s Faculty Lounge.  Lunch will be served.  All are … Read more of CURE Seminar Series Continues Mar. 22

Register Today for a Viewing and Discussion of a Healthcare Documentary on Feb. 28

International healthcare executive Suzanne Garber, CCAS ’92, produced, wrote, and directed the short documentary “Gauze: Unraveling Global Healthcare” which focuses on the quality of care and patient outcomes in countries around the world as compared to the United States.   Join us for a light dinner, viewing of the film, and a panel discussion comprised of … Read more of Register Today for a Viewing and Discussion of a Healthcare Documentary on Feb. 28

CURE Seminar Series Continues Feb. 16

Dr. James Wolfinger, Associate Dean of the College of Education and Professor of History at DePaul University, will lecture on “Running the Rails: A History of Capital and Labor in the Philadelphia Transit Industry,” part of the Center for Urban Research and Education’s (CURE) Seminar Series.  The event will take place on Friday, February 16th, … Read more of CURE Seminar Series Continues Feb. 16

Zach Wood Delivers Keynote Address at Summit in D.C.

On January 17, 2018, Zachary Wood acted as keynote speaker at the 2nd annual Advocacy Summit of the DC Alliance of Youth Advocates (DCAYA). During this summit, a variety of different youth organizations came together with one goal in mind: to further the welfare of the youth in DC. Break-out sessions saw people setting goals, … Read more of Zach Wood Delivers Keynote Address at Summit in D.C.