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Nov 29 2017
Sociologist Mary Pattillo of Northwestern University visited the campus on November 1 as the 12th annual Urban Studies “Model Scholar.” This year, a committee of four members of the junior class spent much of last winter and spring researching different scholars in the field before settling on...
Portrait of Sean Reardon
Apr 27 2017 | Stanford Dish
Urban Studies affiliated faculty member Sean Reardon has been awarded an Andrew Carnegie Fellowship for his research on social and educational inequality in America.  Reardon is a Professor of Poverty and Inequality in Education at the Graduate School of Education.  The fellowship is awarded by the...
Headshot of Luis Ornelas
Apr 3 2017 | Stanford Dish
Urban Studies junior Luis Ornelas has been selected as a 2017 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact, a national organization that promotes civic engagement in higher education.  The fellowship honors inspiring student leaders committed to finding solutions for challenges facing communities...
Oct 31 2016
Interdisciplinary thinking: Stanford scholars and students imagine truly ‘human cities’ Through Stanford’s Human Cities initiative, students explore how cities can evolve into places where the focus is on people and sustainable living.   BY CLIFTON B. PARKER  
Claire Thielke with skateboard in front of Houston skyline
Aug 15 2016 | Wall Street Journal
Claire (Cormier) Thielke, an Urban Studies alum (2008) and Stanford runner, was training for the 2012 Olympics when she encountered an unexpected medical setback.  She spoke to the Wall Street Journal recently about how she keeps in shape, and has a great time doing it.  Read the full profile of...