Department of Urban and Public Affairs

MFA, Archaeology and Urban Design Studio programs moving to West Louisville

MFA, Archaeology and Urban Design Studio programs moving to West Louisville

A building renovation in the Portland neighborhood is expanding Fine Arts, Archaeology, and Urban Design studio space while helping to revitalize a community.

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Old Cardinal Stadium bus stop seating aimed at improving public transportation

09-26-19 - WDRB.com - Patrick Piuma and the Urban Design Studio aid councilman Brandon Coan in improving Louisville bus stops.

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Stadium seating now available at some bus stops around Louisville

09-26-19 - wave3.com - District 8 councilman Brandon Coan has teamed up with the Urban Design Studio to enhance many bus stations around Louisville.

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Shelby Park Real Estate Is 'On Fire.' Is That a Good Thing?

06-12-2019 - louisville.com - features Kelly Kinahan, professor of Urban and Public Affairs

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Learn cities by design

06-12-2019 - leoweekly.com - fetures John Gilderbloom, professor of Urban and Public Affairs

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County’s growth continues at record clip

06-04-2019 - news-graphic.com - featuring the Kentucky State Data Center

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21 Qs with Charlotte Caldwell of the Southwest Dream Team

04-02-2019 - louisville.com - features Charlotte Caldwell, who is pursuing a dual master's in public administration and urban planning

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A&S Researchers part of a task force to study homelessness

A&S Researchers part of a task force to study homelessness

searchers include Catherine (Cate) Fosl, MSW, PhD, co-director of CCTSJR, director, Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research, and professor, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; Lora Haynes, PhD, associate professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences; Kelly Kinahan, PhD, AICP, assistant professor, Department of Urban and Public Affairs; and Jamie Beard, administrative assistant, Anne Braden Institute.

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Kentucky state census data, discussed

Kentucky state census data, discussed

Matt Ruther from the Kentucky State Data Center discusses a slew of new census data.

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Urban Studies Prof. John Gilderbloom on the impact of chromatic homes

Urban Studies Prof. John Gilderbloom on the impact of chromatic homes

A&S professor of Urban Studies John Gilderbloom explores the effect of color in urban areas his new book, "Chromatic Homes", (University Press of Kentucky). In his book, he describes how cities have rejuvenated entire neighborhoods by following the concept of the "chromatic home", or, three or more colors embellishing architectural details.

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Food security activist to discuss ‘Big Hunger’

Food security activist to discuss ‘Big Hunger’

The author will discuss food insecurity, charities tasked with tracking it and the business of hunger.

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A&S Alumni Spotlight - Shireen Deobhakta, Ph.D.

A&S Alumni Spotlight - Shireen Deobhakta, Ph.D.

Shireen is currently an Evaluation Researcher at REACH Evaluation which consults with non-profit, for-profit, philanthropic, and governmental entities in support of efforts to improve services and bring about organizational and community change. She was named one of Louisville Business First’s “2018 Forty Under 40.”

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How Churchill Downs wins a sure bet on property taxes

How Churchill Downs wins a sure bet on property taxes

Records and experts consulted by WDRB News raise questions about whether Churchill, a public traded corporation headquartered in Louisville, is getting a sweetheart deal on the tax value of its racetrack. One of the experts is Janet Kelly, a professor of urban and public affairs and director of the Urban Studies Institute at the University of Louisville.

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UofL's New Sustainability Degree

UofL's New Sustainability Degree

This year, UofL became the first university in Kentucky to offer a sustainability degree program and it's not just about "going green".

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Prof. Matt Ruther on health care insurance and access for LGBT adults

Prof. Matt Ruther on health care insurance and access for LGBT adults

Kentucky State Data Center Director Matt Ruther on health care insurance and access for LGBT adults.

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