Professor Bruce Kogut has been invited to join the international scientific advisory board of the newly created Institut Polytechnique de Paris, an agglomeration of many of the top engineering schools in France.
Professor Saskia Sassen was quoted in a piece for BBC News on the controversy surrounding Google sister company Sidewalk Labs, and its plans to partner with the city of Toronto to improve disused land. Professor Sassen discussed the sensitivities of private corporations engaging in urban improvement efforts.
Prof. David Stark's co-authored paper "Ethnic Diversity Deflates Price Bubbles," cited in Amicus brief for Supreme Court case
A group of major companies, including Apple, AmEx, Google, Intel and Starbucks, have filed an Amicus brief which prominently features Prof. Stark's research in its argument in support of affirmative action. The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on the furute of affirmative action today.