News & Accolades

Urban News

NYU’s urban faculty members are often publicly recognized for their
cutting-edge work. 

The Answer for Standing-Room-Only Subways? More Standing Room
New York Times | October 17, 2017
Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

It’s Taking Longer to Get into the Black Renting Apartments on Airbnb
The Real Deal | October 13, 2017
Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

How Real Estate Agents Contribute to Segregation
Futurity | October 12, 2017
Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

Second Avenue Subway’s Newsstands Are Shiny, New — and Empty
New York Times | October 10, 2017
Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

As High Earners Push Up Rents, Fewer Options for Others
CBS News | October 5, 2017
Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy

New App Aims to Help Low-Income Kids Pick Better High Schools
DNA Info | October 2, 2017
Institute for Human Development and Social Change 

By Age 3, Inequality is Clear: Rich Kids Attend School. Poor Kids Stay with a Grandparent.
Washington Post | September 26, 2017
Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development

Study Suggests When Mobile Markets Take Wireless Food Stamps, More People Buy Healthy Food
PBS | September 23, 2017
Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

Violent Crime in U.S. Rises for Second Consecutive Year
New York Times | September 25, 2017
Marron Institute of Urban Management

New App Helps Students Select NYC Public High Schools
Wall Street Journal | September 20, 2017
Institute of Human Development and Social Change

How Humans Make Disasters Worse
TIME Magazine | August 31, 2017
Gallatin School of Individualized Study

Delivering on the Promise of New York City's Pre-K for All
Education Week
| August 17, 2017
Steinhardt - Institute for Human Development and Social Change 

Sprawl Can Be Beautiful — If Cities Learn to Manage Growth
Bloomberg | August 10, 2017
Marron Institute of Urban Management

The Opioid Crisis Is Way More Complicated Than We Think
WNYC  | August 10, 2017
Marron Institute of Urban Management

The History of Who's in Charge of NYC Subways
NY1 | July 21, 2017
Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
Rudin Center of Transportation Policy and Management

Could a 'Scooter Share' Solve New York’s Transit Problems?
Vice | July 21, 2017
Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
Rudin Center of Transportation Policy and Management

Prospect Park Goes Car-Free for the Rest of Summer
AM NY
| July 10, 2017
Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
Rudin Center of Transportation Policy and Management

McSilver Institute Celebrates Fifth Annual McSilver Awards
NYU SSSW | June 6, 2017
Silver School of Social Work


Recent Awards & Accolades

Julia Lane (Wagner/CUSP) received the Warren E. Miller Award for Meritorious Service to the Social Sciences, an honor initiated in 1993 by the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) to recognize individuals who have had a profound impact on social science research and infrastructure.

Katherine M. O’Regan (Wagner/Furman Center) provided expert testimony on America’s affordable housing crisis, challenges, and solutions on August 1 before the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance. She explained the historic importance of the Federal government in housing markets and affordable rental housing, and focused on how to improve the Low Income Housing Tax Credit.