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ACSP News
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Call for Applications: 2017 ACSP Junior Faculty of Color Workshop »
June 22-24, 2017 Harvard University, Cambridge MA Application deadline: April 1, 201...
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Deadline Extended: JPER Writing Workshop for New Scholars »
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey July 17-19, 2017 The editors of the Journal of Planning Education and Res...
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
ACSP Gets Social »
Now you can stay up-to-date on the latest information, as well as connect to one another in more ways than ever before!...
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Nominations being accepted now for the 2017 Paul Davidoff Book Award »
In 2015, about 15 books were up for consideration for the Paul Davidoff Book Award. We would be delighted to have as many,...
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
ACSP Governing Board Ballot Delivered to Chairs »
Ballots have been delivered to all ACSP full member planning department chairs for the purpose of voting for officers and...

ACSP Annual Conference News
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
A Closer Look with Award Winner Revel Sims »
ACSP/UIUC Chester Rapkin Award for the Best Article in JPER Facades of Equitable Development: Santa Ana and the Affor...
Monday, March 13, 2017
Submit Your Abstract - ACSP 2017 Call for Abstracts »
2017 Call for Abstracts Submit your abstract, the site is open! Access information to submit your abstract is the same...
Thursday, March 9, 2017
A Closer Look with Award Winner Lisa Ann Schweitzer »
ACSP/FWIG Margarita McCoy Award Lisa Ann Schweitzer, University of Southern California The 2016 selection...
Monday, February 13, 2017
A Closer Look with Award Winner Mercedes Sharpe-Zayas »
FWIG/ACSP Marsha Ritzdorf Award for the Best Student Work on Diversity, Social Justice and the Role of Women in Planning...
Monday, February 13, 2017
A Closer Look with Award Winner Carolina Sarmiento »
ACSP/UIUC Chester Rapkin Award for the Best Article in JPER Facades of Equitable Development: Santa Ana and the Affor...

University Member News
Sunday, March 12, 2017
Assistant Professor Megan Ryerson wins TRB’s 2016 Fred Burggraf Award »
News from the PennDesign’s Department of City & Regional Planning Assistant Professor Megan Ryerson wins TRB’s 201...
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
The Bartlett School of Planning: MPlan City Planning »
This two-year MPlan programme offers an in-depth, academically informed introduction to the professional practice of city...
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Annual Urban Planning Conference at Savannah State University »
The Master of Science in Urban Studies and Planning program at Savannah State University (SSU) will host the fifth annual...
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
University of New Mexico's Teach Week »
Arming Yourself with Analysis in the Current Political Moment UNM Community & Regional Planning Program - School o...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
The Latest News from the Wilder School Faculty »
Verma Receives Fulbright-Nehru Award Niraj Verma, Ph.D., professor of urban planning, has been awarded a Fulbright-Nehr...

Affiliated Organizations
Thursday, March 16, 2017
New Planners Press Book Bridges Gap between Research Findings & Implementation »
Making communities healthier is a complex challenge. A variety of topics relevant to health – from air quality to social i...
Friday, March 10, 2017
2017 Outstanding PSO Awards »
Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 Outstanding PSO Awards : the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, Cleveland...
Friday, March 10, 2017
APA Student Elections – Seeking Nominations for National Leadership Team »
Nominations open March 15 thru May 15 Please encourage your students to run for a position with APA’s Student Represen...
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
APA Announces Winners for AICP Student Project Awards »
  Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 AICP Student Project Awards! This award program recognizes outsta...
Friday, February 17, 2017
AICP Outstanding Students »
The AICP Outstanding Student Awards recognizes outstanding attainment in the study of planning by students graduating from...

Calls for Papers
Friday, February 17, 2017
International Planning Studies »
Special Issue: Planning amid crisis and austerity: in, against and beyond the contemporary conjuncture International...
Friday, February 10, 2017
Social Ecology of Sustainability »
Deadline for Full Papers: 30 April 2017 Journal: URBAN PLANNING (open access) Title: Social Ecology of Sustainabilit...

Calls for Content
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
A Handbook of Urban Resilience »
Edited by Michael A. Burayidi, John Twigg, Adriana Allen, and Christine Wamsler Send abstracts to Maburayidi@bsu.ed...

Other Conferences
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
53rd Annual Congress »
ISOCARP and the Oregon Chapter of the American Planning Association ( OAPA ) are partnering in 2017 for a Joint Internat...

New Books & Publications
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Encounters in Planning Thought »
16 Autobiographical Essays from Key Thinkers in Spatial Planning Edited by Beatrix Haselsberger Encounters in Pla...
Friday, February 17, 2017
Latino City: Urban Planning, Politics, & the Grassroots »
Erualdo González Associate Professor California State University, Fullerton/Department of Chicana & Chicano Stud...

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Monday, February 13, 2017
About the Millennial Public Policy Fellowship »
New America is seeking enterprising, mission-driven young adults to work on the next big public policy challenges facing t...
Monday, February 6, 2017
23rd IFHP Urban Planning & Design Summer School in Finland »
This is an invitation for applying to the 23rd IFHP Urban Planning and Design Summer School in Finland. We warmly welcome...

In Memoriam
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Urban Affairs and Planning Community: Professor Peter Kwong »
Dear Members and Friends of the Urban Policy and Planning Community: I write with deep sorrow to inform you of the pass...
Monday, March 13, 2017
Remembering David Conn, California Polyntechnic University, San Luis Obispo »
Dear ACSP colleagues, David Conn, a wonderful colleague, a kind soul, and a champion for making Cal Poly a better univ...

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