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The COVID-19 pandemic had major impacts on transportation behavior in New Jersey and throughout the world. Our research sought to examine these shifts in behavior and whether any of them will be long-lasting.
Taylor Pickett-Stokes (MPAP/MSW ’24) takes the stage in “Black Girl Magic” at Kelsey Theater, March 1-3
Dual Master of Public Affairs and Politics/Master of Social Work candidate, Taylor Pickett-Stokes will be taking the stage at Mercer County Community College’s (MCCC) Kelsey Theatre March 1-3 with Virginia-based Underground Performing Arts Collective (UPAC) and their presentation of “Black Girl Magic.”
Research shows that some individuals who experience prolonged incidents of racial discrimination can exhibit symptoms similar to post-traumatic stress disorder including depression, anger, recurring thoughts of the event and physical reactions such as headaches, chest pains and insomnia.
“The Street Project” panel emphasizes community engagement, incremental policy changes, and infrastructure improvement to make streets safer
The panel underscored the importance of transportation safety and community engagement, agreeing that temporary demonstration projects, complete street policies, and incremental changes over time will help with both.
Sophia Jones, PhD, has been a Public Health part-time lecturer at the Bloustein School since 2016. She was recently featured on “Meet the People of Rutgers.”
Dean Stuart Shapiro talks about the path to a career in health administration with Assistant Teaching Professor Jane Kaye on EJB Talks this week.
The school is home to individuals from many cultures, races, nationalities, genders, identities, and life experiences and with different beliefs and values. The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy values diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) and aims to improve and grow these efforts strategically by managing and assessing performance.
Friday, March 1: Health and Housing Equity Cluster
LUNCH AND LEARN: The Rutgers Housing & Health Equity Cluster will be holding a lunch and learn to talk more about the cluster’s work, invite interested attendees to participate in future cluster activities including opportunities to workshop and present housing and health equity-related work, and to “meet and greet” other Rutgers faculty interested in housing and health equity work. Held in Room 369 at the Bloustein School. MORE INFO
“I want to be a part of creating special places that people feel a connection to and look back on fondly. I would love for people—especially in urban areas where it is often lacking—to have the same opportunity that I had to connect to nature. Choosing urban planning allows me to focus on planning greenspaces within the public realm while sharing what is really important to me.”