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16 hours ago
Are you attracting the right candidates with your recruitment advertising? »
The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning will help ensure your recruitment advertising efforts attract the hard-t...
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...
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Call for Planner Profile Nominations »
ACSP regularly features Planner Profiles on our website. These profiles highlight outstanding planning students, recent a...
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
ACSP Communication Tools for Students »
Did You Know... ACSP offers several communication tools just for students! From a student-run listserv, to blogging op...

ACSP Annual Conference News
16 hours ago
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...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Extended Abstract Deadline for Those with Technical Issues »
Even though more than 1,000 abstracts were submitted before the deadline April 17, 11:59pm Eastern Time, for some of you t...
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
RSVP: Emeriti Breakfast at 2017 ACSP Annual Conference in Denver »
Dear colleagues, I have been thinking about ways for ACSP old timers (like me) to get together at the ACSP Annual Co...
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...
Friday, March 24, 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...

Student News
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Free Webinar: Opportunities in Education with the Fulbright Scholar Program »
Date: Wednesday April 26, 2017 Time: 2:00 - 3:00 PM EDT An overview of global opportunities for scholars and professi...

University Member News
13 hours ago
Thursday, April 13, 2017
News from UAlbany’s Department of Geography & Planning »
Dr. Melissa Currie joined the Department at the beginning of the 2016-17 academic year. With advanced degrees from Cornell...
Thursday, March 30, 2017
News from NYU »
Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service is proud to announce some of the publications, awards and events that are happen...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Faculty-Led Program to Ouro Preto & Rio de Janeiro, Brazil »
Brazilian Urbanism: Past, Present, & Future Brazil is a rapidly developing nation with more than 200 million people...

Affiliated Organizations
13 hours ago
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,...
16 hours ago
34th Annual Smith-Babcock-Williams Student Writing Competition »
The Planning & Law Division of the American Planning Association announces its 34th Annual Smith-Babcock-Williams Stud...
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Student Teams Compete at NPC17 for Best Smart Cities Design »
The field has been winnowed down to five finalist teams , which will present their ideas and compete for a $1,000 award a...
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...

Calls for Papers
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
City & Community: Advanced Industrialized Countries »
The Editors of City & Community invite submissions on the topic of immigration in Advanced Industrialized countries....
Thursday, March 30, 2017
U.S. Housing Policy: The Future of What Works »
In many ways, U.S. housing policy is entering unchartered waters. The future of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac remains unresol...

Calls for Content
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Funding Opportunity Available for Community Development Research from Systems fo »
Call for Proposals Economic and community development are key for creating the conditions in which individual health ca...

Other Conferences
Monday, April 10, 2017
2017 ISOCARP Joint Conference: Smart Communities »
ISOCARP and the Oregon Chapter of the American Planning Association ( OAPA ) are partnering in 2017 for a Joint Internati...

May Be Of Interest ...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
April Updates from the Ecological Institute US »
April is a whirlwind month for us at the Ecologic Institute. Quite possibly, this level of activity is driven by the fact...
Thursday, April 13, 2017
QAC's Department of Planning & Zoning Find Efficiencies in Modern Technology »
The Queen Anne’s County Department of Planning and Zoning provides staff support to the Board of County Commissioners, the...
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...


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