The Urban Studies Program, through funding from “The Gordon Bodek Program in Urban Studies for Enhancing Dialogue, Inquiry, and Public Sensitivity about Interracial and Interfaith Relations” seeks to encourage outstanding undergraduate research on issues related to this topic. The Gordon Bodek Prize will be awarded annually to a student in any of the undergraduate departments and schools at Penn for the best paper addressing issues of interracial and interfaith relations.
Urbs Co-Director Mark Stern & SIAP Director Susan Seifert get shouts out for their CultureBlocks mapping tool, from the Harvard Ash Center's Bright Idea Program. Read the full story ➝
Job Title: Strategic Planning Analyst / Senior Analyst
Dr. Schneider has an article published in Politico. For the New Year, read A Hundred Years’ Failure: How did a law to regulate heroin traffic turn into the costly, futile War on Drugs? (Image: Wikimedia Commons)
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Diana Lind is leaving her position as head of Next City and they have posted the job. This would be great for any of our alums with experience in journalism/writing about urban issues and in provoking thought on urban issues and topics. See the job posting here.
See position with the Urban Land Institute in Philadelphia: http://uli.org/career-opportunities/administrative-assistant-uli-philadelphia-district-council/
Media Mobilizing Project is hiring a full-time Development Director.