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Friday, September 8, 2017
Hurricane Irma »
ACSP staff members are among those Floridians bracing for the impact of Hurricane Irma. Our headquarters are located withi...
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
ACSP Welcomes USC Price as a Member Visibility Sponsor »
  ACSP welcomes the USC Price as a Member Visibility Sponsor! The USC Sol Price School of Public Policy Depa...
Tuesday, September 5, 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!...
Monday, August 14, 2017
ACSP Welcomes APA as a Silver Sponsor! »
ACSP welcomes the American Planning Association as a year-round, Silver Sponsor! As an affiliated organization and an a...
Monday, August 7, 2017
ACSP Welcomes the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy as an Industry Contributor »
ACSP welcomes the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy as an ACSP Association Contributor ! The Lincoln Institute of L...

ACSP Annual Conference News
Friday, September 22, 2017
Graduate Student Clinic @#ACSP2017 »
ACSP will hold the second-ever graduate student clinic booth at #ACSP2017. At the booth, students meet with faculty for 30...
Thursday, September 21, 2017
A Closer Look with Student Award Winner Armin J. Yeganeh »
Virginia Tech’s Armin J. Yeganeh is one of two recipients of the 2017 Marsha Ritzdorf Award for the Best Student Work on D...
Monday, September 18, 2017
Post Hurricane Discussion Added to #ACSP2017 Schedule! »
With the recent one-two punch of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, urban planning is on the front burner of national conversatio...
Monday, September 18, 2017
The #ACSP2017 App is Here! »
ACSP’s quest to enhance the annual conference experience for our attendees, exhibitors, and speakers is never-ending. We’v...
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Important Deadline Reminders for #ACSP2017 »
#ACSP2017 is fast approaching and we're looking forward to seeing you in Denver! Mark your calendars for the following con...

Student News
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
ACSP Student Bulletin Now Available! »
The second ACSP student bulletin is out! It includes useful information for students and the general ACSP community includ...

University Member News
Friday, September 22, 2017
USC Sol Price School of Public Policy: Diversity in Planning Webinars/Workshop (2017) »
The USC Sol Price School of Public Policy will host two webinars and one in-person workshop to introduce students from und...
Friday, September 15, 2017
Post Harvey Thank You from Texas Southern University »

Friday, August 25, 2017
2017 Faculty of Color Workshop. A Success! »
Pictured in the t op row above: Abel Valenzuela, Tisha Holmes, Nicola Ulibarri, June Manning Thomas, Jeffrey Lowe, A...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
GPEIG Call for Nominations: Best Journal Article Award (Deadline Extended) »
Nomination Deadline Extended to  September 30 , 2017 The GPEIG (Global Planning Educators Interest Group) is p...

Calls for Papers
Thursday, September 21, 2017
ANNUAL PLPR CONFERENCE 2018 IN NOVI SAD – CALL FOR ABSTRACTS Dear Colleagues, The 12th Annual Conference of the Int...
Thursday, September 14, 2017
CFP: AAG Annual Meeting New Orleans April 10-14, 2018 »
Dismantling the Urban Decline Machine (a sub-session of the Spaces of Struggle theme) Organizers: Michael RJ Koscieln...

New Books & Publications
Thursday, September 14, 2017
San Antonio Express News Publishes Shannon Van Zandt's Op-Ed on Harvey Recovery »
Photo: Rachel Denny Clow /Associated Press A Better Way to Speed Recovery from Harvey I woke up recently to a to...
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Justin Hollander Publishes New Book on Urban Growth & Decline »
Tufts University Associate Professor Justin Hollander has just published a new book entitled An Ordinary City: Planning...

Other Conferences
Thursday, September 21, 2017
17th National Conference on Planning History, Oct 26-29, 2017 »
The Society for American City & Regional Planning History (SACRPH) is pleased to announce the program for the 17th Nat...
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Sessions Announced for Spaces of Struggle: A Mini-Conference on Radical Planning (October 11) »
Spaces of Struggle , a mini-conference on RADICAL PLANNING will be held in Denver, Colorado on Wednesday, October 11, 2017...
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
55th International Making Cities Livable Conference in Ottawa »
55th IMCL Conference on Healthy, 10-Minute Neighborhoods and Design Awards Competition on Designin...


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