Final Take Home Essay

Urban Studies 101: Final Take-Home Essay Your essay is due to Professor Hackett by 11:59p on Monday 12/19/16 and represents 50% of your final exam grade. There will also be an in-class multiple choice exam on: Wednesday 12/21/16. STEP 1: Choose one urban social justice issue from the 2nd half of the semester. These include: Housing affordability, community […]

QC Event – available for EC

INFORMATION WHEN: Wed November 2nd, 4:45p – 8p WHERE: Patio Room, Dining Hall, Queens College RSVP:  WHAT: Curious about what Black Lives Matter is and isn’t? Join us for an informative exploration of the movement and discuss how to create sustainable social change in your community. The Center For Ethnic, Racial, and Religious Understanding’s (CERRU) […]

Midterm Review

Below is a list of the key processes in the history of urban development as it pertains to wealth and income inequality today.  You should be able to identify and define/explain the key events and key terms related to each of the processes, the intricacies of each event (the racial implementation of suburbanization, for example […]

Website Updates

Hi Class, I’d like to bring your attention to some additional information that has been added to the site: The first Crowdsource is posted!  Remember, for this assignment, you do not need to sign into Qwriting because you will respond in the comments section. I have added instructions on how to post a blog.  See […]

Getting Started

Hello and welcome to Urban Studies 101! This site will be an important resource to you in completing this course. Through this site you will: Access information about the course including class requirements, assignments and extra credit opportunities Submit many assignments and extra credit opportunities Engage in discussion with peers in preparation for our face-to-face class […]