2016 Urban Studies Public Lecture Series
"(Not) Hating Growth. If done right, growth will let this region grow gracefully." Forterra President, Gene Duvernoy.
April 7, 2016 @ 5:30pm, Jane Russell Commons, UW Tacoma.
American Institute of Architects (AIA) Meeting
"Historic Factors Shaping Housing in Seattle"
April 25, 2016
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2016 Economic Development Board of Tacoma-Pierce County Annual Meeting
"Rethinking the South Puget Sound Region: Trends and Prospects"
March 2, 2016
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Downtown On the Go Annual Luncheon and Fundraiser
"Facing the Challenges of Urban Transportation"
October 9, 2015
Immigration and Immigrants: Embracing the American Promise
An event organized by Tacoma Community House.
October 5, 2015 @ 8:00am, Jane Russell Commons, UW Tacoma.
June 1, 2015 Presentation, City of Tacoma
2015 Urban Studies Public Lecture Series
"New Deal Ruins: Race, Gentrification and the Dismantling of Public Housing in the United States". Dr. Edward Goetz, Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota. Director of the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs and co-Director of the University-Metropolitan Consortium
May 12, 2015 @ 6:00pm, Jane Russell Commons, UW Tacoma.
Lecture at Housing Trends for Millenials in Seattle
Urban Land Institute Northwest, April 29, 2015
Lecture by Ali Modarres, Director of Urban Studies - UW Tacoma, at the Housing Trends for Millenials event hosted by the Urban Land Institute Northwest. Presentation Slides
2015 Urban Studies Forum: Jobs and Housing in the South Sound
Thursday, February 19, 2015 8:30am-3:00pm
- Opening Presentation: Ali Modarres, Director, Urban Studies, University of Washington Tacoma. Opening Presentation (Extended Version)
- Keynote Speaker: Joel Kotkin, Roger Hobbs Distinguished Fellow in Urban Studies at Chapman University and Executive Editor of www.newgeography.com Keynote Presentation Slides
- Watch the complete 2015 Urban Studies Forum on YouTube
2014 Urban Studies Public Lecture Series
"Behind the Image of Urban Success: Learning from Baltimore and Atlanta", Dr. Heywood Sanders, Professor, Department of Public Affairs, University of Texas, San Antonio.
Thursday, October 16, 2014 @ 12:30pm-1:30pm, Lucien Boardroom, UW Tacoma.
"Place-based Leadership and the Inclusive City: An International Analysis", Robin Hambleton, University of the West of England.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 6:00pm-7:30pm, Carwein Auditorium, UW Tacoma.