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Steven Donovan

Stephen Donovan, a first year Master of Urban and Regional Policy student, was awarded the Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership’s (MBHP) second annual Lowell Richards Fellowship. According to MBHP, the fellowship is designed to encourage young leaders to pursue a career in public service, specifically in urban development and issues related to affordable housing…
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Noah Hodgetts

I’ll also be developing a methodology using GIS for the identification of underutilized warehouses throughout Somerville with specific attention given to properties within the Green Line corridor that could be good sites for future SCC affordable housing development…
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Dan Burgess

Dan Burgess stepped outside of his office at the State Capitol Building to talk about his experiences studying at the School of Public Policy & Urban Affairs and how his studies apply to his work as the former Legislative Director of Energy at the Massachusetts State Office of Environment & Energy. Dan is currently the Deputy Commissioner at the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources…
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Po-Yu Yuen

“The MURP program exposes students to a broad range of urban issues: transportation, environment and energy, economic development, housing, etc. It provides a great degree of flexibility that allows students to develop a program that caters to their academic and professional goals.”..
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Abadur Rahman

MURP student Abadur Rahman discusses the various internships, coursework and research interests he has been involved with and learned from while studying at the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs…
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Austin Faison

“Northeastern prepared me for my career in many ways. It afforded me the ability to work and attend school at the same time. The access to faculty was excellent and allowed me to tailor my degree to my own interests. It was a great experience.”..
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Christine Shaw

I selected the LPP program specifically for the expertise of the faculty and research projects faculty at NEU are involved in. I was looking for a PhD program that would allow me to integrate both education policy and workforce development…
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Elizabeth Giardino

“I loved the idea of taking really rigorous research and analysis and applying this in a meaningful way to the problems metropolitan areas are facing right here and now.”..
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Josh Craft

Law and Public Policy student Josh Craft tells us what he’s learning from his courses, what it’s like to balance school and work and what he likes best about the School…
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