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Monday, November 13, 2017
What's Next? Plan for Planning in 2018 with the ACSP Career Center! »
As you begin to ruminate on your next steps as a Planning Student or Practitioner, take a few minutes to browse ACSP’s Ca...
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
The New & Improved Career Center ... Nearly $900 in Member School Perks! »
Greetings to all our Members (both present and potential), as well as our sponsors and supporters! ACSP will be featuri...
Monday, November 6, 2017
ACSP Gets Social »
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Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Introducing Member Benefits Weekly Feature »
As the holiday season is rapidly approaching and with 2018 right around the bend, it is time to explore renewing or joinin...
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Message From ACSP President Weiping Wu »
Welcome to the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning! The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACS...

ACSP Annual Conference News
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
ACSP and Lincoln Institute Open Curriculum and Case Study Competition »
Submission Deadline: December 11, 2017 $40,000 in New Awards The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy , in partnership...
Monday, October 30, 2017
AICP Credit Hours Available for #ACSP2017 Attendees! »
ACSP has submitted for approval more than 200 sessions for the 2017 annual conference in Denver. Those with AICP certifica...
Monday, October 23, 2017
The #ACSP2017 "Stay Until Sunday" Contest Winners Are ... »
Congratulations to our faculty winner, Josh Drucker of University of Illinois at Chicago, and student winner, Alex Kitson...
Monday, October 23, 2017
#ACSP2017 Faculty Award Winners »
More than 1,000 planning academics from across the globe came together for the 57th Annual Conference (#ACSP2017) in Denve...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Get a Copy of Your #ACSP2017 Receipt »
One of the most common questions we receive after the annual conference is, "How do I get a copy of my receipt?" Did yo...

Student News
Monday, October 30, 2017
Consider becoming an ACSP Student Governing Board Representative! »
The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) has two students from member institutions in the position of stud...
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
Monday, November 13, 2017
The Sixth Annual Urban Planning Conference at Savannah State University: CALL FOR ABSTRACTS »
The Sixth Annual Urban Planning Conference Resilience Planning: Building Healthier, More Equitable and Vibrant Communiti...
Monday, November 13, 2017
Post Hurricane Maria Update from The University of Puerto Rico »
Dear ACSP Community members, The University of Puerto Rico was able to restart academic functions on Monday, October...
Friday, November 10, 2017
2018 PhD conference on Real Estate & Housing May - Call for Papers 5/17-18 »
It is our pleasure to invite your submissions to the 2nd Annual PhD Conference on Real Estate and Housing, which takes pla...
Monday, November 6, 2017
Planners for Climate Action: Launch at COP-23 »
ACSP planners: I am thrilled to tell you that on 11 November at the COP-23 UN climate meetings in Bonn, Planners for Clim...
Thursday, November 2, 2017
UT Arlington Student / Staffer Win People's Choice Poster Award »
Ahoura Zandiatashbar, institute graduate research assistant, and institute director Shima Hamidi won the People’s Choice p...

Affiliated Organizations
Monday, October 23, 2017
2021 World Planning Schools Congress Call for Bids »
The Call for Bids for the 2021 World Planning Schools Congress (WPSC) will come out December 1st. The deadline for submitt...

Association Contributors
Thursday, November 9, 2017
APA Releases Suite of Autonomous Vehicle (AV) Resources »
CHICAGO – As technology and automotive companies continue to explore how to bring autonomous and connected vehicles into o...
Friday, November 3, 2017
APA & NOAA Water Decision Support Tools Survey »
Response Deadline: November 22 Do you want help making planning decisions on issues related to water? American Planning...
Thursday, November 2, 2017
American Planning Association Student Awards »
Application Due Date: December 12 Please encourage your students to apply for APA’s Outstanding PSO Awards and AICP...
Monday, October 23, 2017
Planetizen Courses Student Grant »
Planetizen is providing one or more grants for financial support to planning students in the development and production of...

Calls for Papers
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Volume 30 Call for Papers - Berkeley Planning Journal »
Berkeley Planning Journal Volume 30 Call for Papers Deadline: January 16, 2018 We invite original research,...

Call for Proposals
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
World Urban Forum 9: Call for Proposals »
  UN-Habitat's 9th World Urban Forum will be held in Malaysia in February 2018. Habitat is now accepting proposals...

New Books & Publications
Thursday, November 2, 2017
A Guide for the Idealist: Launching and Navigating Your Planning Career »
A Guide for the Idealist: Launching and Navigating Your Planning Career   by Richard Willson, California State Polyte...

Other Conferences
Thursday, November 9, 2017
2017 IMCL Honor Award, Built Project – Sundance Square, Fort Worth »
PRESS RELEASE Re: 2017 IMCL Honor Award, Built Project – Sundance Square, Fort Worth, Architects: David M. Schwarz Ar...
Monday, November 6, 2017
Deadline Extended to November 30, 2017: CALL FOR PAPERS – and – DESIGN AWARDS COMPETITION »
55th IMCL Conference on Healthy, 10-Minute Neighborhoods and Design Awards Competition on Designin...

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Tax Reform: 5 Things You Can Do »
Dear Colleagues, As many of you are aware, the Council of Graduate Schools has been working closely with other highe...
Monday, October 23, 2017
Land Economics Foundation Grants Available »
The Land Economics Foundation (LEF) of Lambda Alpha International (LAI) is seeking proposals that advance the field of lan...


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