For Students

35th Annual Public Lecuture

Patrick Sharkey delivered our 35th Annual Public Lecture Uneasy Peace: The Great Crime Decline, the Renewal of City Life, and the Next War on Violence. If you missed it, click here to watch the lecture.

Check out our list of Urbs-related internships and other opportunities

Use this link to see our list of Urbs-related internships. These often come to us from Urban Studies alums, who are specifically seeking Urban Studies students!

New York Trip 2018

Thank you to all the students and alumns who helped make this year's Annual New York Trip a great success. Check out pictures of the day on our Facebook page.

Urban Studies Research Guide

If you're looking for where to start your Urban Studies research, then look no further. Urbs librarian Deborah Bishov has created a handy Urban Studies Research guide, complete with online text resources as well as mapping tools, U.S. Census data and more. HERE'S THE LINK.

Showcasing Student Work

Students of Urban Research Methods [URBS 200] study the economic, social, and cultural life of a specific Philly neightborhood. CLICK HERE to see student work from previous semesters.

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.