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Student Work Highlighted in University Neighborhood Partners Annual Magazine

Congratulations to students in the Community Engagement in Planning graduate course, who were featured in the University Neighborhood Partners annual magazine, Community Voices. Over 100 people attended the “Community Perspectives on Housing & Gentrification” Open House in December, which featured 14 community engagement projects developed by students in the City and Metropolitan Planning program. These projects... Continue reading

PhD Suncica Milosevic Publishes Vaccination Accessibility Research

PhD Student Suncica Milosevic and coauthors recently published an article titled “Vaccination Accessibility Analysis: Modeling Historical Patterns of Redlining and Access to Healthcare Services”. The full article can be accessed here. Abstract Despite immense efforts to ensure equitable COVID-19 vaccination access, many global communities had remained marginalized without access to vaccines or with limited supplies... Continue reading

Dr. Chandrasekhar Interviewed for “Ready to Recover” Podcast

Dr. Divya Chandrasekhar was interviewed for a podcast series of the Cascadia Region Earthquake Workgroup (CREW) called “Ready to Recover” on how vulnerable populations recover financially from disasters. The National Earthquake Hazard Reduction Program (NHERP) funds the podcast series. She was on the panel with Carlos Martin of the Brookings Institute. You can listen to the... Continue reading

Justin Delgado Selected Student of the Year by NITC

Justin Delgado, MCMP student, has been selected Student of the Year by the National Institute for Transportation and Communities (NITC).  This honor is very prestigious and part of the US Department of Transportation’s University Transportation Centers program.  Justin’s award will be recognized at a January banquet at the Transportation Research Board conference.  Congratulations Justin! Continue reading

Dr. Reazul Ahsan Explores the Perspectives of Displaced Women in Khulna City

Along with other researchers, Dr. Reazul Ahsan recently published research titled, “Does Social Capital Contribute to Resilience? Exploring the Perspectives of Displaced Women Living in Urban Slums in Khulna City”. Abstract Social capital has long been recognized as a facilitator of socio-economic development in different communities. However, the role of social capital (interaction, trust, sharing)... Continue reading