Welcome to Urban Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. Urban Studies is an interdisciplinary program in the College of Arts & Sciences. It draws on faculty and resources across the university and the city to offer students a multi-faceted approach to the study of urban trends.  More...

Urbs Alumni Weekend Event

Urban Studies Alumni Brunch Dialogue: The Theory and Practice of Politics

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

Douglas Massey: Segregation and Social Inequality

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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

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