Areas of Impact
Areas of Impact
Alumni gather to discuss Affordable Housing Policy in the 21st Century
NYU Wagner hosted an informal alumni discussion moderated by Professor Katherine O'Regan exploring a myriad of public policy challenges and opportunities that intersect with affordable housing policy.
WAGTalk: Katherine O'Regan, "The Geography of Opportunity in America"
Drawing on her experience from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, Professor Katherine O'Regan shares her research on what she calls one of the defining issues of our time: how location plays a role in upward mobility.
A Wagner alum’s journey to redefine the healthcare system in Nairobi’s slums
In Kenya, more than two-thirds of the urban population lives in slums, and there are only 0.2 physicians and 1.3 beds per 1,000 people. This is where Access Afya comes in. Access Afya is a low-cost, social health enterprise developed and led by NYU Wagner alumna Melissa Menke (MPA-PNP 2012).
Social Impact, Innovation, and Investment students use team-generated Capstone option to launch startup ideas
In the first cohort of the Social Impact, Innovation, and Investment specialization, one team has taken an entrepreneurial approach to their Capstone Project and devised "Tactical Mentor," an online coaching platform designed to support women and people of color in negotiating better compensation packages.
NYU Rudin Looks at NYC Subway Ridership from 1975-2015
Ridership on the New York City Subway has grown drastically in the last four decades, from 966 million in 1975 to 1.7 billion in 2015; at the Times Square subway station alone, rides increased by 29 million.