Nelson Butten, a second-year student in the Master's in Public Policy program and the Director of Community, Family, and Student Engagement at Lawrence Public Schools, is helping to build policy that positively impacts his community of Lawrence, MA.
The teaching team has some exciting additions this fall, including a UEP alumnus.
In an article for The Conversation, Professor Julian Agyeman describes how urban planning has been used as a tool to maintain structural racism.
Betsy McDonald Llanwarne (UEP '14) was a beloved UEP student and a passionate advocate for clean energy and environmental justice. To honor her legacy, this endowed fund will support the research and professional development of future change agents like Betsy.
Their GIS tool accounts for the unequal impact of pollution across Massachusetts.
Courses in program evaluation and statistics feed into community-based research.
Prof. Justin Hollander discusses how public spaces might be affected by the pandemic.