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Deland Chan signs the paperwork confirming her appointent to the San Francisco Planning Commission.

Photo courtesy of Deland Chan.

Deland Chan, an Urban Studies alumna (with honors) and currently the program’s Director of Community Engaged Learning, is bringing her experience as an Urban Studies student and instructor to her work as one of the newest members of the San…

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In Urban Studies 164, Sustainable Cities, students get hands-on experience working with local organizations that are addressing issues such as gentrification, transportation justice, and climate change.

Urban Studies minor Lexi Neilan '20, and major Elías Galvez-Arango '21, were elected to Phi Beta Kappa!

Phi Beta Kappa is a nationwide society honoring students for the excellence and breadth of their undergraduate scholarly…

By Alex Kekauoha

The Stanford student body has elected sophomore Munira Alimire and junior Vianna Vo as president and vice president, respectively, of the Associated Students of Stanford University for the 2020-21 academic year. Their…

Pictured above: Matthew Desmond and students. All photos courtesy of Michael Kahan

In the Writing in the Major courses in both Sociology and Urban Studies, students produce original arguments based on new research. In Urban Studies, students write a proposal in their junior year either for an academic paper or a synthesis…