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 […]

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 […]

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 […]