Monthly Archives: May 2005

May 18, 2005

Sumila Gulyani Tackles Poverty from the Classroom and the Field

One of the hallmarks of Columbia is the ability of its faculty to combine scholarship and teaching with personal and professional commitment so as to use their knowledge to address the global issues of our times. Nowhere is this more evident than in recently arrived Sumila Gulyani (former Hugh Hampton Young fellow), a new assistant professor of urban planning at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. Gulyani balances her continuing interest and experience in helping to alleviate poverty in developing nations with a strong sense of how that experience can inform and energize her classroom teaching where she is intent on nurturing the next generation of leaders and professionals. Read the rest of the article in Columbia News.