UCSUR Radio (@PittCSUR)

UCSUR Radio (@PittCSUR)

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UCSUR Radio is a social science podcast created by the University Center for Social & Urban Research (UCSUR) at the University of Pittsburgh. We focus on a social, economic, or health issue most relevant to our society. Discussions and presentations h…


Nicole Elias
Jan 29 • 50 min
“LGBTQ+ Civil Rights: Local Government Efforts in a Volatile Era”
Davia Downey
Feb 8, 2019 • 53 min
Governing without Government: Nonprofit Governance in Detroit and Flint
David Totten
Jan 11, 2019 • 57 min
Planning for Multimodal Transportation Corridors
Catherine DeLoughry, Toby Greenwalt, Regina McDonald Russian
Nov 9, 2018 • 72 min
From Bricks & Mortar to Virtual Spaces: Using Digital Innovation to Advance Nonprofit missions
Alan Mallach
Oct 30, 2018 • 69 min
The Crisis of the African-American Middle Neighborhood
Tyeshia Redden
Mar 23, 2018 • 65 min
Urban Apartheid & the 2016 Summer Olympics
Margaret Dewar
Dec 1, 2017 • 67 min
What Helps and Hinders Green Infrastructure on Vacant Land in Legacy Cities?
Charlie Bartsch
Dec 1, 2017 • 63 min
Looking Ahead — What the Trump Administration Means for Brownfield Redevelopment
Elsie Harper-Anderson
Nov 10, 2017 • 72 min
Are Entrepreneurial Ecosystems Exacerbating Urban Inequality? Evidence from Four Cities
Donald K. Carter
Mar 24, 2017 • 80 min
Remaking Post-Industrial Cities: Lessons from North America and Europe
Lisa Hollingsworth-Segedy
Feb 17, 2017 • 76 min
Building Community and Ecological Resiliency Through Obsolete Infrastructure Removal
Michael Blackhurst
Feb 3, 2017 • 57 min
Parcel Scale Green Infrastructure Siting and Cost Effectiveness Analysis for Pittsburgh, PA
Grant Ervin
Jan 20, 2017 • 81 min
Smart Cities and Sustainability
Kristen B. Crossney
Dec 2, 2016 • 73 min
Modelling Predatory Mortgage Lending
J. Rosie Tighe
Oct 28, 2016 • 77 min
Producing and Preserving Affordable Housing in Shrinking Cities
Alex Schwartz
Sep 30, 2016 • 64 min
Affordable for Who? New York City’s Affordable Housing Plan
Anna Santiago
May 20, 2016 • 74 min
Exacting a pound of flesh: How neighborhood environments contribute to childhood food insecurity and obesity
Barbara Wilson Brown
Feb 26, 2016 • 68 min
Coupling Systems, Building Coalitions: Connecting Housing, Energy, and Transit in U.S. Cities
Patrick Vitale
Jan 22, 2016 • 70 min
The Monroeville Doctrine: The Suburbanization of Industrial Research in Twentieth Century Pittsburgh
Andrew Aurand
Dec 4, 2015 • 77 min
Understanding and Addressing the Housing Crisis for America’s Lowest Income Households
Michael Blackhurst
Nov 13, 2015 • 64 min
Interdisciplinary Modeling of Environmental Resources: Insights From Three Recent Projects
Aisling Healy
Oct 23, 2015 • 69 min
Urban Renewal in Europe: Is Renewing Deprived Areas of European Cities a European Matter?
Sungsoo Hwang
Oct 9, 2015 • 56 min
Modelling Community Mapping: Mashing Up Government Data and Online Community Data in Korea
Robert Silverman
Mar 20, 2015 • 81 min
Shrinking Cities: Are We Siting Affordable Housing in Neighborhoods of Opportunity
Mildred E Warner
Feb 13, 2015 • 44 min
Multigenerational Planning for Elders and Children
Noam Shoval
Nov 21, 2014 • 80 min
The Potential of Tracking Technologies for Research in the Social Sciences
John Kromer
Nov 7, 2014 • 72 min
Land Banks and Land Aid
Urban Talk - Noam Shoval
Jun 19, 2014 • 69 min
The Potential Tracking Technologies for Research in the Social Sciences
Mike Schramm
Jun 13, 2014 • 69 min
Information Systems for Land Banking
5th Annual PNCIS User Conference Keynote Address - Seema Iyer
Jun 6, 2014 • 66 min
Using Indicators to Support Community Decision-Making: Lessons from Baltimore
Moon Choi, PhD
May 7, 2014 • 45 min
Trajectories of cognitive decline by driving mobility: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study
David John Wallace, MD, MPH (Pitt) and Kristen Kurland (CMU)
Feb 28, 2014 • 53 min
Spatial Epidemiology: Beyond John Snow / GIS in Healthcare: Emerging Tools and Technologies
George Galster, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor, Department of Urban Studies and Planning, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.
Feb 21, 2014 • 81 min
Driving Detroit
Rachel Garshick Kleit, Ph.D. Professor and Section Head, Knowlton School of Architecture, City and Regional Planning The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Jan 24, 2014 • 78 min
The Changing Role of Public Housing Authorities in the Affordable Housing Delivery System
Randall Walsh, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.
Jan 7, 2014 • 63 min
Chicago Historic Zoning Research
Colleen Cain, Ph.D. Senior Policy Analyst, Northeast-Midwest Institute, Washington, DC
Dec 6, 2013 • 72 min
Negotiating with the Growth Machine: Community Benefits Agreements and Value-Conscious Growth
Mark Headd, Chief Data Officer, City of Philadelphia
Nov 21, 2013 • 79 min
The Promise and Power of Open Data
Ernest Sternberg, Ph.D. Professor and Chair, Department of Urban & Regional Planning, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY
Nov 14, 2013 • 74 min
A Bridge for a Thousand Years: How Planners Should Think About Infrastructure
Jason Hackworth, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Geography and Planning, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
Nov 8, 2013 • 87 min
The City After Abandonment; Urban Policy After Neoliberalism
Beverly McLean, Ph.D. Research Professor, School of Architecture and Planning, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY
Oct 25, 2013 • 62 min
Aging in Place: An Exploration of Built Environment Challenges in the Rust Belt
Forth Annual Users’ Conference, User Story: Pat Clark, Juan Castellanos, and Evelyn Brooks
Jun 14, 2013 • 26 min
Using Community Engagement to Battle Blight
Forth Annual Users’ Conference, User Story: An Lewis, Executive Director, Steel Valley Council of Governments
Jun 14, 2013 • 23 min
Understanding blight in the Mon Valley
Forth Annual Users’ Conference Panel: Greg Sanders, Chris Blackwell, David Passmore, Amanda Settlemaier, and Brady Hunsaker
Jun 14, 2013 • 46 min
Panel Discussion
Forth Annual Users’ Conference: Greg Sanders, Information Architect, Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning
Jun 14, 2013 • 61 min
Open Data in the Chicago Region: Leaders, geeks and grassroots
UCSUR’s 40th Anniversary Celebration Podcast
May 1, 2013 • 62 min
40th Anniversary: Remarks and keynote address by Richard Schulz, Mark A. Nordenberg, and Paul O’Neill
Jennifer S. Evans-Cowley, PhD, AICP, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Administration at The Ohio State, University, College of Engineering
Apr 12, 2013 • 88 min
Micro-Participation: Community Engaging in Planning with Social Media
David W. Bartelt, Ph.D, Professor Emeritus, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Mar 29, 2013 • 80 min
Mapping Vacancy, Delinquency, and Abandonment: Constructing Useful Indices in an Imperfect Data Environment
Tracy Neumann, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Wayne St. University, Department of History, Detroit, MI
Feb 25, 2013 • 76 min
Social, Spatial, and Economic Transformations in Deindustrializing Cities
Claudia Coulton, Ph.D, MSW, Distinguished University Professor at Case Western Reserve University, and the Lillian F. Harris Professor of Urban Social Research in the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Cleveland,…
Feb 17, 2013 • 84 min
Residential and School Mobility: Implications for Place-Based Initiatives
Clougherty, Carr, & Johnson, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Department of Environmental & Occupational Health
Feb 1, 2013 • 69 min
Developing a GIS-based survey tool to elicit perceived neighborhood information for environmental health research
Kathleen Colbert-Gibson, Data Analyst, Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission and Chuck Imbrogno Models/Data Analysis Manager
Dec 10, 2012 • 63 min
Modeling the Impact of the Port Authority’s Service Cuts
Matt Mercurio, Allegheny County and Rebecca Reinhold, City of Pittsburgh
Nov 19, 2012 • 79 min
Where the Streets have Four Names: Building Address Standards in Allegheny County’s Municipalities
W. Dennis Keating, Ph.D.
Oct 6, 2012 • 72 min
Re-Thinking the Future of Community Development Corporations
3rd Annual PNCIS User Conference - Lauren Byrne, Executive Director Lawrenceville United and James Eash, Community Planning and Project Coordinator, Lawrenceville Corporation
Jun 11, 2012 • 16 min
User Story: Using results of the New Resident Survey in Upper Lawrenceville
3rd Annual PNCIS User Conference - Waverly Duck, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Pittsburgh
Jun 11, 2012 • 13 min
User Story: Students analyze Pittsburgh neighborhoods
3rd Annual PNCIS User Conference - Sarah Stroney, Project Manager, Regional Industrial Development Corporation
Jun 11, 2012 • 13 min
User Story: Tracking vacancy in East McKeesport
3rd Annual PNCIS User Conference - Chris Walker, Director of Research and Assessment Local Initiatives Support Corporation
Jun 11, 2012 • 78 min
Keynote Session: Analysis to Support Comprehensive Neighborhood Change
3rd Annual PNCIS User Conference - Sabina Deitrick PhD, UCSUR
Jun 11, 2012 • 24 min
Introduction and The Pittsburgh Regional Quality of Life Survey
Ziona Austrian and Kathy Hexter
Mar 14, 2012 • 85 min
Anchor-Based Community Development Strategies
Elza de Souza
Feb 12, 2012 • 64 min
Active Aging in an Intergenerational Perspective
Donald Buckwalter
Jan 27, 2012 • 82 min
Analyzing Urban Structure in Pittsburgh with Network Models and Cartography
Alan Mallach
Oct 11, 2011 • 88 min
Shrinking Cities: What Can Be Done
Karl Schlachter
Sep 23, 2011 • 86 min
Neighborhood Revitalization: Keys to Success and Future Challenges
Lisa Nelson
Mar 25, 2011 • 51 min
Mortgage Delinquencies in Pennsylvania: Are Loan Modifications Stemming the Tide?
Anita Zuberi
Feb 2, 2011 • 64 min
Neighborhood Quality, Parental Knowledge, and Parental Control of Children: Assessing Aspects of Parental Monitoring
Neighborhood Information Systems, an interview with Robert N. Renner
Jun 16, 2010 • 15 min
Urban & Regional Analysis (PNCIS): An interview with Robert N. Renner, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Policy Development and Research. Rob is a GIS and Spacial Database Analyst and Manager. (http://www.huduser.org)
Neighborhood Information Systems, an interview with Kathy Pettit
Jun 16, 2010 • 12 min
Kathy is a Co-Directory of the The National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership (NNIP). (http://www2.urban.org/nnip)
Neighborhood Information Systems, an interview with Michael Schramm
Jun 16, 2010 • 19 min
Michael Schramm, Associate Director for Community Information, Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, Case Western Reserve University. (http://neocando.case.edu) (http://povertycenter.case.edu)
2010 Census Why Should I Care?
Feb 19, 2010 • 15 min
Census 2010, an interview with Chris Briem