Recent News

  • Organizer - SEIU Healthcare

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  • Urban Studies mourns the loss of Jeremy Nowak

    Urban Studies notes the untimely passing of Jeremy Nowak on July 28, 2018.  Jeremy, who founded the Reinvestment Fund and most recently advised cities across the country about development and revitalization, taught for Urban Studies and remained a friend over 30 years.

  • Nabilla Ariffin (URBS '13) wins a spot at the 2018 New Faces Convening

    SquashSmarts Community Impact Director, and Urbie, Nabilla Ariffin is 1 of 10 young leaders from ‘global north’ chosen to join 10 young leaders from ‘global south’ for the inaugural 2018 New Faces Convening.

    The International Youth Foundation (IYF) and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) joint project is uniting social and civic entrepreneurs from around the world to create demand, action and progress towards the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals.

  • Fall Internships with Research & Evaluation Group

    The Research & Evaluation Group at PHMC is currently seeking interns for Fall 2018. We offer unpaid internships to graduate and

  • Work for Progress Election Director

    This midterm, Work for Progress is launching field campaigns to elect candidates who want to make a difference on issues like global warming and getting big money out of politics.

  • Argosy Real Estate Partners - Associate/Senior Associate

    COMPANY OVERVIEW Argosy Real Estate Partners (“Argosy”) is a real estate investment management company that specializes in opportunistic real estate investments. Through joint venture structures, Argosy partners with entrepreneurial operating partners possessing significant local market knowledge and a demonstrated track record of operating success. Argosy currently has over $975 million of real estate assets under management. Argosy is currently investing its fourth discretionary commingled opportunity fund and its first discretionary commingled core plus fund.

  • Alexa Salas (URBS '17) and colleagues publish article about their President's Engagement Prize project

    Alexa interned and volunteered at Puentes De Saludas in South Philadelphia during her junior and senior years.  Her senior seminar paper took up the question of how the family engagement of Latina immigrants and after-school programing could make a difference in the educational attainment of Latina and Latino immigrant sdudents. She went on to refine her paper for honors.  This article draws on her research and, of course, the experience she and her colleagues have in implementing the program Lanzando Lideres or launching leaders. 


    NKCDC seeks outstanding individuals to provide a year of service through the VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) program. Our VISTA volunteers will receive a small monthly living allowance funded and administered by the U.S.

  • Jana Korn's (URBS '18) urban studies thesis featured in Omnia

    Follow this link to read about Urbs graduating senior Jana Korn's research on sexual violence on public transportation systems, focusing primarily on the experience of college- age women in Santiago, Chile. Excellent work, Jana!

  • The GREEN Program

    Founded in 2009, The GREEN Program (TGP) is an experiential education and workforce development progr