Urban Studies

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    Urban Studies Major Finds Strength in Mindfulness

    Graduating senior David Caiafa teaches yoga and mindfulness to help New York City teens prepare for the future. 

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    Upcoming Urban Studies Lecture Focuses on Managing City Pollution

    Susan Gallardo will discuss her work in Asia on Monday, April 8.

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    Digital Arts and Humanities Program Combines Liberal Arts and Tech

    The minor is designed to create critical thinkers for the digital age.

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    Manhattan College Students Studying History of Slavery in the Bronx

    Students are learning about little-known areas in their backyard.

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    NYC Public Service Leaders Engage Students with Fellowship Opportunities

    Members of the city’s public sector presented to students about post-grad opportunities in government and non-profits.

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    Urban Studies Historian to Examine Changes in Suburbia

    On March 22, Becky Nicolaides, Ph.D., will discuss the contours of change in diversifying suburbia.

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    Women's Week at Manhattan College

    From March 18 - 24, the College will host a series of events that aim to address women's issues worldwide, and empower women in their personal and professional lives.

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    10 Courses That Turn New York City into Your Classroom

    Manhattan College’s course catalog encourages students to step outside of the classroom and put learning into action in the greatest city in the world.

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    Urban Studies Program Launches Semester in New York

    Starting in the spring of 2018, the College will offer a study-away Semester in New York City program for students from across the country.

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    Community-Based Learning Helps Grow Culture of Service at Manhattan College

    Manhattan College is increasing its efforts to include more community-based learning courses in the curriculum and forge more dynamic local partnerships.

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    Faculty Weigh in On Flint Contamination Crisis

    The Manhattan College community heard perspectives from several College faculty members at the Crisis in Flint: A Panel Discussion event on March 22.

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    Manhattan College’s Urban Art Gallery: A Passage Into Interdisciplinary Discovery

    Found in an unlikely campus location, Manhattan College’s Urban Art Passage Gallery, established by professor Cory Blad, Ph.D., has developed into an interdisciplinary forum.

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    Bronx Native John McMahon ’73 Leads Urban Youth Programming

    The Manhattan College alumnus has served as a longtime board member at the Fresh Air Fund.

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    Harvesting a Revolution: Urban Agriculture Interns Grow Food and Empower Area Residents

    After a successful rooftop garden pilot internship program, Manhattan College students shared their urban gardening skills with the greater Bronx community.

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    College To Celebrate Earth Day with Panel Discussion on Urban Green Space

    Panel discussion followed by tour of rooftop garden on April 22.

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    Great Cities Lecture Series Welcomes Speakers from Yeditepe University on Oct. 10

    Banu Koçer Reisman and Dila Çelik will discuss the recent protest in Istanbul’s Taksim Gezi Square.

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    MC Launches Urban Agriculture Internship with Groundwork Hudson Valley

    This summer, three interns are expanding the rooftop garden to grow organic produce in an effort to keep local food costs low.