January 2007: Two URSP students, Ph.D. student Rodney Harrell
and MCP student, Willow Lung Amam
placed at this year's PROMISE Research Symposium held at College Park
on January 22nd for their oral presentations in the area of the
Behavioral and Social Sciences, Arts, Education, and Humanities. Rodney
won second place for his presentation "Growth of the New Black Suburbs:
Exploring the Residential Preferences of African Americans" and Willow
won third place for her presentation on "A Multicultural Design Ethic
for the Global Era: A Community-Building Approach to Addressing
Diversity in Urban Design."
The awards are accompanied by a plaque and a cash prize. PROMISE
is Maryland’s Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate.