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Global Studies Faculty Gabriel Vignoli Recognized for Distinguished University Teaching Award

Congrats to the recipients of the Distinguished University Teaching Awards! This year’s recipients are: Laura Palermo, Eugene Lang College Jeffrey Riman, Parsons School of Design Bhawani Venkataraman, Eugene Lang College Gabriel Vignoli, Schools of Public Engagement   Award for Outstanding Achievements in Social Justice Teaching: Katayoun Chamany, Eugene Lang College

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Three Urban Studies Students Awarded Lang Social Science Fellowship

Join us in congratulating Urban Studies majors, Katie Tzivanis, Oliva Koreman, and Rachel Elson, who have each received a Lang Social Science Fellowship for summer/fall 2019, a competitive fellowship that provides students with a distinctive experience that fuses social science research training with practical experience in a related non-academic setting. During the fellowship, fellows complete […]

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Environmental Studies student to present at Dean’s Honor Symposium

A special shout-out to Environmental Studies student Julia St.Clair-Voiers who will be presenting at the Reclaiming Space: Alternative Community Building panel at the Lang Dean’s Honor Symposium on Monday, April 15th! 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Hoerle Lecture Hall University Center, Lower Level RSVP Come eat and join a conversation about collective modes of care through projects that recognize the irreparable damage of […]

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“This Atom Bomb in Me” Book Talk

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Alumni News: Samiha Ahmed

Samiha Ahmed, 2018 graduate of the Urban Studies program, has created a travel app based on her Urban Studies thesis along with co-founder and sibling Hasin Ahmed (Milano ’16). Burdie is a city-focused app that randomly recommends users lesser-known cities to visit and helps plan their trips. As listed on their blog page, “Burdie started […]

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The Palace Complex: A Stalinist Skyscraper, Capitalist Warsaw and a City Transfixed.

The Palace Complex: A Stalinist Skyscraper, Capitalist Warsaw and a City Transfixed. Join Michal Murawski, Jonathan Bach, and Susan Yelavich for a discussion of Murawski’s new book, The Palace Complex, an ethnography of the Palace of Culture and Science in Warsaw, that traces the massive Stalinist skyscraper’s powerful impact on 21st century Warsaw—on its architectural and urban […]

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Gabrielle Bendiner-Viani, interviewed on new book “Contested City”

Gabrielle Bendiner-Viani, part-time Urban Studies faculty, was recently interviewed by Prithi Kanakamedala for the Gotham Center for New York City History about her new book, “Contested City”. Bendiner-Viani will also be discussing the book, community, art, and planning more broadly in a panel at the Graduate Center’s Center for the Humanities on Wednesday, April 3rd, with […]

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Urban Studies Study Break & Pre-Reg. Event

Urban Studies Study Break & Pre-Registration Event

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Watch now: Alexandra Délano Alonso speaks at the UN in the context of the international dialogue on migration

On February 28, 2019 Alexandra Délano Alonso brought the GPIA/Global Studies ‘Borders, Migrants, and States’ class to the United Nations, where she spoke in context of the international dialogue on migration. Here is the link to the video. The session starts at 1hr33 mins and Délano Alonso speaks from 1hr47mins to 1hr 56mins, and then again […]

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Fall 2018 Green Roof Ecology course class projects

Faculty Timon McPhearson’s fall 2018 Green Roof Ecology course students worked on a variety of class projects focused on urban green roof designs. View the projects: Indirect Green Wall Seating Concept Green Roofs NYC Website & Social Media A Meadow for Your Green Roof: A Guide Sensors and Visualization: Cooling the City Green Roof Water […]

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