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14 hours ago
Call for CVs: 2017-2018 Persons of Color »
Back by popular demand! Building on the success of 2016, the Association for Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) Commit...
14 hours ago
Call for Resumes: 2017-1018 FWIG »
Monday, July 24, 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!...
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
ACSP Regional Representative Appointment »
ACSP would like to announce the appointment of Alfonso Morales , University of Wisconsin-Madison, as the regional represe...
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Committee on Diversity: Call for Syllabi »
On behalf of ACSP’s Committee on Diversity, I would like to invite instructors in planning programs to submit syllabi of t...

ACSP Annual Conference News
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
What else can you do with a box? Keynote speaker Bryonn Bain Will Tell Us at #ACSP2017 »
ACSP will welcome Bryonn Bain to the Saturday luncheon during the ACSP Annual Conference (#ACSP2017), October 12-15, in De...
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Parking Lots to Homeless Shelters: Arapahoe Square Tour at #ACSP2017 »
According to the Downtown Denver Partnership, Inc., one of the seven transformative projects outlined in the 2007 Downtown...
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Denver’s First Brewpub Welcomes #ACSP2017 for Opening Reception »
Wynkoop Brewing Company, located in LoDo and one of the best examples of downtown revitalization, was once home to the J...
Monday, July 17, 2017
Share the Cost – Roommate Options at #ACSP2017 »
The 2017 ACSP Annual Conference is one you won’t want to miss! With interesting research papers, dynamic speakers, and fu...
Monday, July 17, 2017
Hosting an Alumni Reception at #ACSP2017 »
Universities are invited to host their own alumni receptions during the 2017 ACSP Annual Conference in Denver. ACSP will p...

University Member News
Monday, July 24, 2017
Accepting Abstracts for Navigating the Future of Water Conference - Oct. 18-20, Milwaukee, WI »
Abstracts are being accepted for the "Navigating the Future of Water - Charting A Vision for American Cities" Conference b...
Friday, July 21, 2017
Virginia Tech, Urban Affairs and Planning Program Hires Assistant Professor Wenwen Zhang »
Wenwen Zhang received her Ph.D. from Georgia Tech’s School of City and Regional Planning in 2017. She also earned a Master...
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Landscape Architecture Student Helps National Park Service Prepare for Solar Eclipse »
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Landscape Architecture Student Helps National Park Service Prepare for Solar Eclipse...
Thursday, July 20, 2017
New Chair & Department Name at UC Urvine »
Virginia Parks is the new chair of the renamed Department of Urban Planning and Public Policy at University of California,...
Monday, July 17, 2017
Alvaro Huerta Talks about Notes on Public Speaking for Academics & Others »
I’ve been a public speaker since 1985, starting as a UCLA student activist, then as a community organizer and, now, as an...

Affiliated Organizations
Friday, July 21, 2017
American Planning Association's National Planning Conference »
APA's call for proposals for the April 2018 National Planning Conference will open on August 1. When the full Call inf...
Monday, July 10, 2017
APA's Policy & Advocacy Conference in Washington, DC: Students ' Opportunity to Impact Policy »
Students' Opportunity to Impact Policy, Deliver their Planning Message, and Grow their Network Encourage your students...

Industry Contributors
Monday, July 24, 2017
ACSP Welcome Island Press as Industry Contributor »
ACSP welcomes Island Press  as an Industry Contributor. In celebration, ACSP members will receive 25% off all Island...

Monday, June 12, 2017
GPEIG Call for Nominations: Best Journal Article Award »
Nomination Deadline: September 15, 2017 The GPEIG (Global Planning Educators Interest Group) is pleased to announce the...

Calls for Papers
Friday, July 21, 2017
Call for Papers: Transit-Oriented Development @ 25 Years »
Peter Calthorpe’s book, The Next America Metropolis: Ecology, Community and the American Dream coined the term Transit O...
Thursday, July 20, 2017
55th International Making Cities Livable Conference on Healthy, 10-Minute Neighborhoods »
Deadline October 31, 2017 May 14-18, 2018, The Shaw Center, Ottawa, Canada Join us in Ottawa to share your ach...
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
48th Annual Conference of the Urban Affairs Association »
Shaping Justice and Sustainability Within and Beyond the City’s Edge: Contestation and Collaboration in Urbanizing Regions...

New Books & Publications
Thursday, July 6, 2017
'Latino City' Accessible Online FREE until August 5, 2017 »
Looking to review a book for possible course adoption or your research?   Routledge, the publisher of Erualdo Go...

Other Conferences
Friday, July 21, 2017
Design Awards Competition Deadline: October 31, 2017 »
Designing Healthy, 10-Minute Neighborhoods 55th International Making Cities Livable Conference The 2018 IMCL Design C...

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13 hours ago
Census Bureau Seeks Nominations for Scientific Advisory Committee »
The Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) is requesting nominations of individuals and organizations to the Census Scientif...


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