CURE Seminar Series Continues Mar. 1 with Dr. Francesca Russello Ammon

The Center for Urban Research and Education’s (CURE) Seminar Series will continue its spring season on Friday, March 1, with a presentation by Dr. Francesca Russello Ammon, Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning and Historic Preservation School of Design at the University of Pennsylvania. She will present, “Bulldozer: Demolition and Clearance of the Postwar Landscape.”  The … Continue reading CURE Seminar Series Continues Mar. 1 with Dr. Francesca Russello Ammon

Registration Open for Robert F. Bailey Memorial Lecture

The Annual Robert F. Bailey Memorial Lecture, sponsored by the Department of Public Policy and Administration, will feature Dr. Mindy Thompson Fullilove, M.D. Dr. Thompson, Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Professor of Clinical Sociomedical Sciences at Columbia University in New York City, will present, “Tipping Points: Neighborhood Restoration or Devastation?”  This free lecture will take … Continue reading Registration Open for Robert F. Bailey Memorial Lecture

CURE Seminar Series Begins Feb. 1

The Center for Urban Research and Education’s (CURE) Seminar Series will begin its spring season on Friday, February 1, with a presentation by Dr. Stephen Danley, Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Administration. Dr. Danley will discuss “A Neighborhood Politics of Last Resort: Post-Katrina New Orleans and the Right to the City.” The event will take place … Continue reading CURE Seminar Series Begins Feb. 1

CURE Seminar Series Continues Nov. 16 with Dr. Corianne Payton Scally

The Center for Urban Research and Education’s (CURE) Seminar Series will continue its fall season on Friday, November 16, with a presentation by Dr. Corianne Payton Scully, a senior research associate in the Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center at the Urban Institute.  Dr. Scully will present, “Emerging Strategies for Integrating Health and Housing.”  The event will … Continue reading CURE Seminar Series Continues Nov. 16 with Dr. Corianne Payton Scally

DPPA Brown Bag Series Continues Nov. 8 with Dr. Adam Okulicz-Kozaryn

The Department of Public Policy and Administration‘s Brown Bag Series will continue on Thursday, Nov. 8, with guest speaker Dr. Adam Okulicz-Kozaryn, Associate Professor of Public Policy and Administration. Dr. Okulicz-Kozaryn research interests include inequality, preferences for redistribution, urban and rural issues, cultural, values and religion, happiness, quality of life, life satisfaction.  He will present, “Urban-Rural Happiness Gradient.”  … Continue reading DPPA Brown Bag Series Continues Nov. 8 with Dr. Adam Okulicz-Kozaryn

DPPA Brown Bag Series Continues Oct. 25 with Dr. Stephen Danley

The Department of Public Policy and Administration‘s Brown Bag Series will continue on Thursday, October 25, with guest speaker Dr. Stephen Danley, Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Administration.  Dr. Danley is a Camden resident and an urban ethnographer who studies power, protest, and participation.  Dr. Danley will present, “They’re Not Building it for Us: Displacement … Continue reading DPPA Brown Bag Series Continues Oct. 25 with Dr. Stephen Danley

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, … Continue reading CURE Seminar Series Continues Oct. 12 with Jamila Medley of PACA

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