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Senior Spotlight: Caroline Munn ’21

Over the next few weeks, CUGS will be celebrating members of the class of 2021 who have left a mark on Trinity College and those around them. We’ll be posting interviews with selected seniors as our Senior Spotlight series. Meet Caroline Munn, a senior Urban Studies and American Studies double major from Garden City, N.Y. […]

Senior Spotlight: Lillia Schmidt ’21

Over the next few weeks, CUGS will be celebrating members of the class of 2021 who have left a mark on Trinity College and those around them. We’ll be posting interviews with selected seniors as our Senior Spotlight series. Meet Lillia Schmidt ’21, an Urban Studies and Art History double major from Wilmington, Delaware! How […]

Senior Spotlight: Ali Odermann ’21

Over the next few weeks, CUGS will be celebrating members of the class of 2021 who have left a mark on Trinity College and those around them. We’ll be posting interviews with selected seniors as our Senior Spotlight series. Meet Ali Odermann ’23, a senior Urban Studies Major from Lenexa, Kansas! How would you describe […]

Senior spotlight: Samia Khoder ’21

Over the next few weeks, CUGS will be celebrating members of the class of 2021 who have left a mark on Trinity College and those around them. We’ll be posting interviews with selected seniors as our Senior Spotlight series. Meet Samia Khoder ’21, a senior Urban Studies major from Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil. “I cannot […]

Trinity Students in China Participate in Special Program at Fudan University in Shanghai for the Fall Semester

In Fall 2020, through a partnership between Trinity College and Fudan University, twenty-two of Trinity’s first-year students from the class of 2024 and twenty continuing students will enjoy a special semester by taking in-person classes at Fudan University in Shanghai. They will be enrolled over twenty classes through the School of Social Development and Public […]

Note from the CUGS Director Summer 2020

by Garth Myers, Director of CUGS and Paul E. Raether Distinguished Professor of Urban International Studies As Summer comes to a close and a new school year begins at Trinity, there is a lot of new energy around CUGS – despite all of the uncertainties that come with the COVID-19 pandemic and traumas of the […]

Senior Spotlight: Gavin Xu ’21

Over the next few weeks, the Center for Urban and Global Studies will be highlighting students of the class of 2021 who have left a mark on Trinity College and those around them. Kicking off our Senior Spotlights series, we have Gavin Xu, a senior Urban Studies major from China.  How would you describe your […]

A Farewell Message from Visting Scholar Savas Ergul

“In April of 2020,  I was accepted into the PAUSE Program at the University of Paris 8. The program provided me with the opportunity to study ‘political topology and place,’ specifically focusing on the work of French philosopher Alain Badiou, which was my original research project while I was applying to the program. My hope […]

Welcoming Sean Fitzpatrick to the CUGS Team

This summer we were happy to formally welcome Sean Fitzpatrick, Professor of the Practice in Public Policy and Urban Studies, to the CUGS team.  Prof. Fitzpatrick has been a friend of CUGS since his days as Director of Development Services for the City of Hartford under Mayor Luke Bronin and has taught in Trinity’s graduate […]

Laura Delgado, 2020-21 Kelter Postdoctoral Fellow in Urban Studies

Laura Delgado is an urban planner and the current Kelter Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Urban and Global Studies. Her research speaks to the enduring problems of inequality and segregation in the United States and the critical role that local organizations can play to address these problems. Her academic and professional interests include community-based […]