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Los Angeles mural of a couple dancing
Jun 8 2016 | Stanford News
The Program on Urban Studies, and its Human Cities Initiative, will collaborate with the Stanford Arts Institute on a new fellowship in Creative Cities.  The first two fellows, Andrew Herscher and Johanna Taylor, will be on campus during 2016-17.  Look for the new courses they'll be teaching on the...
Jan 6 2016
In December, Stanford’s urban studies program launched the Human Cities Initiative to promote urban development that prioritizes the quality of life for city inhabitants. The initiative will encompass existing curriculum as well as future events that will emphasize a human-centered approach to...
Milbrey McLaughlin with ceremonial top hat.
Dec 14 2015 | Stanford News
Urban Studies faculty member emerita Milbrey McLaughlin, founder of the John Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities, received an honorary doctorate from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
Richard Thompson Ford
Jun 22 2015 | Stanford News
In a TedX talk at Stanford, Law School Professor and Urban Studies affiliated faculty member Richard Thompson Ford called for a new civil rights movement focused on "results," rather than "blame."