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Terence Zhao posing in front of dragon mural
Jun 27 2019
Urban Studies faculty director Zephyr Frank and graduating senior Terence Zhao both received prestigious awards at commencement season this year.
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Deland Chan, Lecturer in Urban Studies, received a Curriculum Innovation Award from the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning and Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. The award recognizes educators who develop and implement courses to prepare future planners to solve economic, social, and...
May 10 2019
By Melissa De Witte The menacing photos that Tevin, a young man affiliated with a Chicago street gang, posted on social media were dramatically different from the 20-year-old whom Stanford sociologist Forrest Stuart got to know during his two years of field work studying gang...
Feb 19 2019
            Joe Kott, longtime instructor of transportation planning in the Urban Studies program at Stanford, died of a heart attack on February 14 at his home in Oakland; he was 71.