Urban Studies

  1. Semester in New York City

    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.

  2. Students on walking tour of Bronx

    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.

  5. Fresh Air Fund

    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.

  6. Rooftop Garden

    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.

  7. Manhattan College

    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.