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ACSP News
Monday, February 20, 2017
UT President Gaber to Discuss, “Why Planners Are Well Suited to be University Presidents?” »
University of Toledo President Sharon Gaber will speak on “ Why Planners Are Well Suited to be University Presidents?” a...
Friday, February 17, 2017
Former Virginia Governor L.Douglas Wilder to Address Equity Questions of Today at Admin Conference »
The Honorable L. Douglas Wilder will address equity questions of today in his presentation entitled, “Recognizing and Rea...
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Oregon State's Edward Feser to Give Keynote Address at Up-coming Admin Conference »
ACSP is pleased to welcome three outstanding keynote speakers to the 2017 Administrators’ Conference and New Chairs’ Scho...
Monday, February 13, 2017
ACSP Administrators' Conference & New Chairs' School »
Join the ACSP Committee on the Academy for the 10th Administrators' Conference & New Chairs' School to be held just...
Friday, February 10, 2017
Annual JPER Writing Workshop for Early Career Planning Scholars »
Applications Due Date: March 14, 2017 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey July 17-19, 2017 The editors o...

ACSP Annual Conference News
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...
Monday, February 6, 2017
A Closer Look with Award Winner Ricardo Cardoso »
GPEIG Gill-Chin Lim Award for the Best Dissertation on International Planning The Crude Urban Revolution: Land Market...
Monday, February 6, 2017
A Closer Look with Award Winner Chenghe Guan »
IACP/ACSP Karen Polenske Best Student Paper Award for Outstanding Paper on a China Related Topic Spatial Distribution...
Monday, February 6, 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...

University Member News
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...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Carolina Planning in Chapel Hill »
New ACSP Student Governing Board Representative Mary Wolfe Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) welcome...
Friday, February 17, 2017
Opportunities for Graduate Planning Assistantships at EWU »
EWU’s two accredited planning programs, a B.A. in Urban and Regional Planning (since 1968) and an MURP (since 1978) have g...
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
National Science Foundation Awards University of Nebraska-Lincoln a Research Grant for Walking Study »
Walking, unmistakably, is one of the most common things we do as humans, but as researchers will tell you, where we walk,...
Monday, February 6, 2017
Call for Applications: Summer Dissertation Proposal Workshop »
Applications due on March 1, 2017 May 21–27, 2017, Howard University, Washington, D.C. Howard University’s Cen...

Affiliated Organizations
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...
Thursday, January 19, 2017
SACRPH Conference »
Proposals Deadline: 2/25 The Society for American City and Regional Planning History (SACRPH) presents: THE 17TH NAT...
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Forum on Urban Sociology: Institutions »
In their capacity as Co-Editors of City & Community , Sudhir Venkatesh and Lance Freeman are inviting you to particip...
Friday, January 13, 2017
2nd International Conference on Smart Data & Smart Cities »
A smart city can be defined as a city overlaid by a digital layer, which is used not only for storing city information but...

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...
Friday, January 13, 2017
6th Annual EPIC-N Sustainable City Year Conference »
Texas A&M, College Station, TX March 20-22, 2017 EPIC-N annually holds a three-day conference and workshop each...

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...
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Five Misunderstandings about Case Study Research »
Abstract This article examines five common misunderstandings about case-study research: (a) theoretical knowledge is mo...

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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 13, 2017
February Updates from the Ecological Institute US »
The year started very early with a keynote on the German Energy Transformation at the Arizona Energy Resilience Summit hos...
Friday, February 10, 2017
2017 POCACITO in Germany Application »
Ecologic Institute invites you to apply to participate in the 2017 POCACITO in Germany tour to explore first hand how Germ...
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
AAG Response to Proposed Geospatial Racial Disparities Restrictions »
Dear Colleagues, We at the AAG want to bring to your attention two proposed federal bills (S. 103 & H.R. 482) 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...

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