A New Name for Milano, and an Administrative Transition

A New Name for Milano, and an Administrative Transition

As of July 1, Milano’s name is the Milano School of Policy, Management, and Environment. The updated name reflects the programs that we teach, the research that we undertake, and the concerns of the communities that we serve. It also signals Milano’s distinctive interdisciplinarity. This … Continue Reading →
Molly Schultz Hafid Honored by the Neighborhood Funders Group (NFG)

Molly Schultz Hafid Honored by the Neighborhood Funders Group (NFG)

Milano faculty member Molly Schultz Hafid received the Award for Excellence in Community Leadership from the Neighborhood Funders Group (NFG).  A national, membership association of grant-making institutions, NFG’s mission is “to build the capacity of philanthropy to advance social justice and community change.” The NFG Award for Excellence in Community Leadership recognizes … Continue Reading →
What We Get Wrong About Closing the Racial Wealth Gap

What We Get Wrong About Closing the Racial Wealth Gap

In a new report led byProfessors Darrick Hamilton and William Darity, Jr. (Duke University) and, as explained by co-author Antonio Moore, researchers illustrate the scale of the racial wealth gap, debunk 10 commonly held myths, and offer solutions for confronting the problem.  Continue Reading →
Alex Schwartz featured in The Conversation

Alex Schwartz featured in The Conversation

Professor of Public and Urban Policy, Alex Schwartz offers his take on Ben Carson’s recent housing reform plans  “The Trump administration recently proposed fundamental changes to how the federal government helps low-income families pay for housing. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson claims his “welfare reform,” which would … Continue Reading →
In the Media | Darrick Hamilton

In the Media | Darrick Hamilton

Darrick Hamilton, Professor of Economics and Urban Policy at Milano and NSSR and Director of Milano’s Doctoral Program, is back in the news—this time in Slate, where a report by him and William Darity of Duke University was referenced by Chief Political Correspondent Jamelle Bouie. Bouie … Continue Reading →