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ACSP News
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Job Search: Resume Review »
Fine-Tune Your Resume for Free!  As an ACSP member, you can upload your resume to the ACSP Career Center on jobs...
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
ACSP Career Center… Member Schools place ads for FREE! »
Check out the new and improved Career Center! The updated Career Center is designed to provide you with a better over...
Tuesday, May 9, 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, April 19, 2017
Student Benefits of ACSP Membership »
ACSP offers several communication tools just for students! From a student-run listserv, to blogging opportunities and a di...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Announcing ACSP's Updated Career Center »
ACSP is pleased to announce that we have recently upgraded the software for the on-line Career Center . With an increased...

ACSP Annual Conference News
Monday, March 27, 2017
2017 Student and Faculty Award Submissions & Nominations Now Open »
Each year ACSP is proud to honor faculty who have distinguished themselves or made major contributions to the academy or t...

University Member News
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Cal Poly Pomona Assistant Professor Alvaro Huerta Featured in University's TEDx 2017 Event »
From Tijuana to East L.A. to Academia: Life Lessons from a Scholar | Alvaro Huerta | TEDxCPP    ...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
University of Queensland Launches New Planning Blog »
The urban and regional planning program at the University of Queensland in Australia has launched its first blog (availabl...
Friday, May 19, 2017
UMass Boston's School for the Environment Hires New Environmental Planning/Ecological Design Faculty »
UMass Boston's newly launched MS in Urban Planning and Community Development Program is pleased to announce the hiring of...
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Univ of Maryland Faculty, Lung-Amam, Named 1 of 10 Nancy Weiss Malkiel Scholars for 2017 »
University of Maryland faculty member Willow Lung-Amam, an assistant professor in the department of urban studies and plan...
Friday, May 5, 2017
Carissa Slotterback to Serve as Associate Dean of Humphrey School »
Humphrey School of Public Affairs Dean Eric Schwartz has appointed Carissa Slotterback, associate professor in the school’...

Affiliated Organizations
4 hours ago
APA Call for Reviewers: NPC18 »
New Orleans | April 21-24, 2018 Help shape the education program for next year's conference in New Orleans. The Nati...
Thursday, May 25, 2017
New Report Examines Strategies for Sustainable Material & Waste Management »
According to the Environmental Protection Agency, Americans generated 258 million tons of waste in 2014, triple what was p...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
APA's Planning & Law Division Announces Annual Student Writing Competition »
34th Annual Smith-Babcock-Williams Student Writing Competition The Planning & Law Division of the American Plannin...
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Resources & Information from APA's National Planning Conference (NPC17) »
More than 6,300 experts from planning, government, higher education, and allied professions attended the American Planning...
Monday, April 24, 2017
Christine Ott Joins APA as Senior Development Officer »
CHICAGO (April 24, 2017) —The American Planning Association (APA), a membership and education organization with nearly 37,...

Industry Contributors
Monday, May 22, 2017
Lincoln Institute Webinar: Planning & Financing Successful Public-Private Partnerships (NDC Model) »
Free Webinar: Friday, June 2, 2017 2pm-3pm Public-private partnerships (P3s), when well designed, can offer efficient...

Calls for Papers
Thursday, May 11, 2017
TRB: The History of Bicycle Transportation & Planning »
Important aspects of the bicycle’s role in the development of modern transportation systems have been documented by histor...
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Urban Transformation & Urban Heritage »
Special Issue One aspect of urban planning that seems to have achieved hegemonic status is the conviction that it is be...

Other Conferences
5 hours ago
Transportation Planning & Census Data Conference »
ACSP researchers are invited to submit abstracts to the “ Applying Census Data for Transportation: 50 years of Transportat...
Friday, May 19, 2017
SACRPH Awards Competition 2017 »
The Society for American City & Regional Planning History (SACRPH), an interdisciplinary society of scholars and plann...
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Greater & Greener 2017 »
Greater & Greener 2017 is presented by City Parks Alliance in partnership with Saint Paul Parks and Recreation and th...
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Explore the Future of Mobility at CTAA EXPO 2017! »
Detroit is America's great comeback city. Downtown has been revitalized and the city is buzzing with an infectious new opt...
Monday, May 1, 2017
Spaces of Struggle 2017: A Mini-Conference on Radical Planning »
October 11, 2017 | Denver, Colorado Directly preceding the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) con...

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Evening Symposium: Post-Carbon Finance - Fostering Low-Carbon Investment »
I am excited to invite you to the upcoming evening symposium Post-Carbon Finance - Fostering Low-Carbon Investment takin...
Friday, May 5, 2017
Combined Built Environment Features Help Communities Get Active »
The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends combined built environment approaches to increase physical activi...
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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