Remote Urban Studies Courses Prioritized Engaged Learning

While some urban studies courses were in-person this semester, including those taught by Garth Myers and David Lukens, others took place in a remote format. Professors Jonathan Elukin, Laura Delgado, and Julie Gamble elected to host their courses virtually. Engagement with the community and using the city as a classroom are key features of urban […]

Samia Khoder ’21 Photo Essay: A Case Study of Foz do Iguaçu vs. COVID-19

Samia Khoder ’21 was intending to study London and Berlin for her summer 2020 research project. After the COVID-19 pandemic made it clear that international travel was out of the question this past summer, she pivoted to use her methodology- using photography to document cities- on a new topic. Her revised subject was the study […]

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 […]