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Students on Bikes in Golden Gate Park.
Mar 4 2015 | Stanford Daily News
The Stanford Daily calls for service-learning to become an integral part of the university's undergraduate culture - occupying a position similar to the enormously popular Computer Science 106A in university life.  The article cites Urban Studies 133, the Social Entrepreneurship Collaboratory, as a...
Prof. Prudence Carter
Dec 17 2014 | Stanford GSE News
Students of color are being disciplined in school in far greater numbers than their white peers, often for the same type of misbehavior, notes a new research paper (link is external) co-authored by Professor Prudence Carter, faculty director of the John W. Gardner Center at the Stanford Graduate...
Nov 3 2014 | SF Streetsblog
Transportation Choices for Sustainable Communities, a research and policy institute of which Urban Studies lecturer Joe Kott is a principal, has released the San Francisco Modal Equity Study.  The study reveals the extent to which funding and space disproportionately favor cars, even in "transit-...
Doug McAdam portrait.
Sep 26 2014 | Stanford News
Doug McAdam, Urban Studies faculty director 2006-2013, argues in a new book that rising partisanship and inequality are threatening American democracy.  The book is co-authored by Karina Kloos, a Ph.D. student in Sociology who worked with many Urban Studies undergraduates. Read more
Post-it notes with ideas to improve public space.
Sep 17 2014 |
Amy Tomasso, Urban Studies '16, held an internship this summer with the Project for Public Spaces (PPS) in New York City.  In a post on the PPS blog, Amy reflects on what she learned about creating lively and livable public spaces in locations from Brooklyn to Crystal City, VA to Stanford's own...