Jason Schupbach, Master of City Planning (MCP) Alumni, will lead the Design School at Arizona State University's Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts.
Jason's 2003 MCP thesis, Artists Downtown: Capitalizing on Art Districts in New England, focused on legitimizing and codifying the practice of professional urban planners working with arts districts to achieve economic and community revitalization through urban regeneration without loosing local culture.
In the final panel of the Finance, Geography, and Sustainability Workshops, Sandra Waddock, Professor of Management and the Galligan Chair of Strategy in the Carroll School of Corporate Responsibility at Boston College, as well as Karen Lai, Assistant Professor at the Department of Geography at the National University of Singapore delve into the outcomes of the neoliberal shaping of our economic narrative and metrics. What alternative emerging paradigms might encompass economy, society, and nature?
A broad network of faculty, students, and staff at MIT are hosting a Day of Action, today, April 18, in response to the political, economic, and social challenges currently confronting society. The Day of Action is free and open to the public and will continue until 9pm.
In the third panel of the final day of the Finance, Geography, and Sustainability Workshops, Robert Eccles, Professor of Management Practice, Harvard University and Aniket Shah, Program Leader of Financing for the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, explore the application of integrated reporting's codified capitals and evaluation process to promote more sustainable cities.
Tunua Thrash, a DUSP Masters of City Planning alumna, former Executive Director of the West Angeles Community Development Corporation, and the Executive Director of the Los Angeles Local Initiatives Support Corp. (LISC), has been named as one of three citizen's who will help oversee the Proposition HHH controlled $1.2 billion for homeless initiatives in Los Angeles.
Please join us in celebrating DUSP doctoral candidate, Aditi Mehta's 2017 Priscilla King Gray Award for Public Service.
The Priscilla King Gray Awards for Public Service recognizes both MIT graduate and undergraduate students who demonstrated outstanding dedication to social change through prolonged and deep involvement in public service aimed at strengthening the MIT community.