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In memoriam, Michael B. Katz, 1939-2014

Michael B. Katz, the Walter H. Annenberg Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania, died on August 23, 2014.  Michael was co-director of the Urban Studies program from 1983 until 1996.  He, more than any individual, is responsible for the current contours of the undergraduate program...continue

2014 Graduates

Congratulations to all of our 2014 graduates! Click here for more photos!

And the winner is...

Urban Studies Fieldwork 2014 Goes Visual

Students in URBS300, the Urban Studies Fieldwork course, selected the best of their class’s short documentary films as winners of the first ever “Urbie Awards” (our equivalent to the Oscars).
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Urban Studies Awards
Use this link for information on our annual Hassenfeld and Jacques Gordon grants, as well as other Urban Studies Program awards.

URBS-Related Internships
Here are some ideas for internships in Urban Studies-related fields.

Urban Studies Links
An assortment of helpful websites to use as a resource in your studies.

Senior Thesis Titles
Thinking about what to work on in Senior Seminar? Take a look at what our URBS alumns have written about in previous years. Penn WebLogin required.