Paul Phillips

Associate News Editor

May 29, 2015

Urban planning panel discusses future of American city architecture

Four University graduates now employed in occupations related to city planning and architecture discussed the future and challenges facing the American city at a panel discussion Friday. Panelists were Ray Gastil GS ’91, director of the Department of City Planning in Pittsburgh; Peter Waldman GS ’67, professor of architecture at … Read More

May 29, 2015

Alumni in education discuss issues in public school system

The American public system is in crisis, alumni panelists said on Friday. Panelists included Alan Safran ’80, president and chair of the board at SAGA Innovations; Anne Herr ’85, director of school quality at Friends of Choice in Urban Schools; Dan Lips ’00, vice president for policy at the Goldwater Institute; … Read More

March 5, 2015

Journalism professor discusses human trafficking issues

Human trafficking is not merely about forced prostitution and sex slavery, but instead encompasses a much wider variety of issues related to coerced labor, independent journalist and visiting professor Noy Thrupkaew argued at a talk Thursday. Thrupkaew will deliver the same presentation as a Technology, Entertainment, Design … Read More

February 8, 2015

Peltz ’15, O’Neil ’15 receive ReachOut fellowships

Bina Peltz ’15 and Cody O’Neil ’15 were awarded the 2015 fellowships from ReachOut 56-81-06, which each includes a $30,000 stipend funded by alumni that supports year-long public service projects after graduation. Peltz, a politics concentrator from Bala Cynwyd, Pa., and recipient of the ReachOut Domestic Fellowship, will be working … Read More

December 11, 2014

Beacom ’15, Diehl ’15 named Sachs Scholars

William Beacom ’15 and Brett Diehl ’15 have been named Sachs Scholars, the University announced Thursday. The Daniel M. Sachs Class of 1960 Graduating Scholarship is an award given to seniors who are considering careers in public service. Recipients study at Worcester College at the University of Oxford to pursue … Read More