What is Urban Studies? An interdisciplinary, undergraduate program at Stanford that combines academic approaches with real-world experience to understand cities. If you’ve ever wondered why people live in cities (or suburbs), how the physical environment influences behavior, or how to address seemingly intractable problems like urban poverty, homelessness, or troubled schools, Urban Studies may be for you. Read more
- URBANST145 International Urbanization Seminar focuses on urbanization in the world’s two largest economies and biggest emitters of greenhouse gases—China and the United States. Read more in Commons, the Stanford Haas Center for Public Service newsletter here.
- URBANST164 Sustainable Cities speak on KALW 91.7FM about their experience working with the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project. Listen to the radio interview here.
- URBANST164 Sustainable Cities students partner with San Francisco Bike Coalition to Improve Access to Golden Gate Park. Read more.
Read Urbanter, the Urban Studies student blog, at http://urbanter.wordpress.com
Urban Studies alumna Mona Thompson '13 was cited in the SF Chronicle for her work on Alcatraz: Art Behind Bars, an innovative theatrical work at the historic prison. Read more.
Congratulations 2014 Graduates! Good luck at UCLA Law School, University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education, City Year, and all the other places you are headed!