For Students

First Annual Gordon C. Bodek Lecture on Interracial and Interfaith Relations | April 9th

Douglas Massey: Segregation and Social Inequality

Drawn from his book Climbing Mount Laurel: The Struggle for Affordable Housing and Social Mobility in an American Suburb

Read More ➝

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

Urban Studies Awards

Did you know: Urban Studies students can get support for their summer research projects or summer internships? The application deadlines for our 2015 Hassenfeld and Jacques Gordon Family grants have been extended to April 3rd - apply now!

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.