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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."
May 15 2015
Urban Studies Major Sara Maurer '16 presented her research on bicycle share programs at the Transportation Research Board's Transportation for Sustainability Conference in Washington, DC.  Maurer carried out the research in Vienna, Austria with the support of an Urban Studies Fellowship during t
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: