Research by PhD student Stefanie Stantcheva touches on taxation, student loans and education incentives.
The following awards were given at the Department of Urban Studies and Planning (DUSP) annual Commencement breakfast on June 8. All students listed are DUSP majors.
Outstanding Contribution to the Intellectual Life of the Department
Tina Rosan G, Washington, D.C.
Raja Shankar G, Pune, India
Student Departmental Service Award
Roxanne Figueroa G, Berkeley, Calif.
Julie Kirschbaum G, San Francisco
Aaron Koffman G, Los Angeles
Outstanding MCP Thesis
Michael Mendez G, Sylmar, Calif.
Jason Schupbach G, Boston
Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis
Jonathan Werberg '03, Elmont, N.Y.
O. Robert Simha Prize
Jeffrey Roberts G, Pittsfield, Mass.
Outstanding Undergraduate Achievement
Tamam Mango '03, Amman, Jordan
Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation
Tito Bianchi (M.C.P. 1997, Ph.D. 2002)
Flora Crockett Stephenson Writing Prize
Desiree Sideroff G, Malibu, Calif.
American Institute of Certified Planners Outstanding Student Award
Michelle Caulfield G, Rochester, Minn.
Rolf R. Engler Award for Outstanding Service by Support or Administrative Staff
Duncan Kincaid, lecturer
Marisa Cravens, senior office assistant (honorable mention)
Excellence in Public Service Awards
Michael Crow (M.C.P. 1999)
Margaret Super (M.C.P. 1999)
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on June 12, 2003.