Register Now for MARCH’s Fall 2018 Historic Preservation Workshops

The Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) has an exciting slate of fall programming in their Continuing Education in Historic Preservation program.  Ten-week courses include “Introduction to Historic Preservation,” beginning September 5, and “The History of the Delaware Valley’s Built Environment,” beginning September 6.  Five-week courses include “Architectural Sketching,” beginning September 4, and “An … Read more of Register Now for MARCH’s Fall 2018 Historic Preservation Workshops

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 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 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

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.

Spring 2018 CURE Seminar Series Begins 1/25

Zaire Z. Dinzey-Flores, Associate Professor of Sociology and Latino and Caribbean Studies at Rutgers University, will present “The Price of Race in New Brooklyn’s Real Estate,” on Thursday, January 25th, the first installment of the Center for Urban Research and Education’s (CURE) Spring 2018 Seminar Series.   This free event is open to all.  The event … Read more of Spring 2018 CURE Seminar Series Begins 1/25

“Preservation Planning” Course Begins 1/31

As part of their Continuing Education in Historic Preservation program, the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) will sponsor the 10-week course, “Preservation Planning.”  This course offers an overview and detailed look at the legal, economic, and community planning aspects of historic preservation in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.  Students will discuss land use and preservation law, federal … Read more of “Preservation Planning” Course Begins 1/31