News in URSI

Director’s Perspective

Think on your university experience. You probably went to a classroom, conversed with your classmates about an upcoming assignment.

Teaching with Technology

Sign up for the online section of URBS 110: The City. Zoom around the globe with this unique, online class and pick the path of an adventure! Offered both Fall and Spring semesters.

Welcome from Chair

Greetings and welcome to the first edition of Government in the Real World!


Scholarship applications for the 2021-2022 academic year are open for application until February 28!

Let's Talk Government

The pandemic upended the way we were learning and the way we were teaching; a lot of change for us all. On the bright side, this situation provided the opportunity and technology to expand our ability to connect and discuss current issue.

Urban Management and Planning in the Real World

In February 2020, Urban and Regional Studies’ Dr. Miriam Porter traveled to Nepal to look at their post-Earthquake recovery through the lens of disaster management. Joining Dr. Porter in Nepal was Situ Chitrakar (’18), architect and urban planner, who served as co-researcher and translator.

Understanding the issues at home and abroad

Dr. Tomasz Inglot has been a member of the Political Science and International Relations faculty since 1995. With the election and its aftermath still fresh in our minds, Dr. Inglot offered the following perspective on voting and voter participation

Faculty Spotlight

Our traditional annual faculty updates have moved online. For this publication, here is a portion of what Dr. Fred Slocum has to say