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Apr 22 2015 | Stanford Report
Two Urban Studies affiliated faculty members were recently named to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the country's oldest and most prestigious learned societies.  They are:
Students on Bikes in Golden Gate Park.
Mar 4 2015 | Stanford Daily News
The Stanford Daily calls for service-learning to become an integral part of the university's undergraduate culture - occupying a position similar to the enormously popular Computer Science 106A in university life.  The article cites Urban Studies 133, the Social Entrepreneurship Collaboratory, as a...
Prof. Prudence Carter
Dec 17 2014 | Stanford GSE News
Students of color are being disciplined in school in far greater numbers than their white peers, often for the same type of misbehavior, notes a new research paper (link is external) co-authored by Professor Prudence Carter, faculty director of the John W. Gardner Center at the Stanford Graduate...
Nov 3 2014 | SF Streetsblog
Transportation Choices for Sustainable Communities, a research and policy institute of which Urban Studies lecturer Joe Kott is a principal, has released the San Francisco Modal Equity Study.  The study reveals the extent to which funding and space disproportionately favor cars, even in "transit-...
Doug McAdam portrait.
Sep 26 2014 | Stanford News
Doug McAdam, Urban Studies faculty director 2006-2013, argues in a new book that rising partisanship and inequality are threatening American democracy.  The book is co-authored by Karina Kloos, a Ph.D. student in Sociology who worked with many Urban Studies undergraduates. Read more