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Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Member Schools Get Career Center Ads for Free! »
Greetings, ACSPers! I wanted to take a moment to remind you that as members of ACSP, you have exclusive Career Cente...
Monday, February 19, 2018
Participate in the ACSP Logo Challenge! »
With the Winter Olympics in full swing, we have another friendly competition for you ACSPers: the logo challenge! The...
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Renew Your Membership Before Submitting Your Abstract »
February 13, 201 I wanted to flag for you that the ACSP abstract submission system opened Tuesday, February 6th. The a...
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Share the ACSP Love! »
Greetings, ACSP Members! I can hardly believe it, but we are already one week into February, and I am excited to spen...
Monday, February 5, 2018
New ACSP Promo Videos Feature 14 Past & Current Presidents »
In 2016, ACSP had the unprecedented opportunity to interview 14 of its current and past presidents, all attending the 56th...

ACSP Annual Conference News
Monday, January 29, 2018
New Track Chair and Award Committee Appointments for 2018 »
The ACSP Call for Volunteers sent out this past November was quite the success. Having confirmed these new volunteers, ACS...
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
ACSP2018 Call for Abstracts & Sessions »
The National Conference Committee of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning cordially invites faculty, research...
Thursday, January 18, 2018
A Closer Look: JPER Top Reviewer Awards »
JPER Top Reviewers For our final installment in the “A Closer Look” award recognition series, we will highlight our JPE...

University Member News
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
University of Illinois at Chicago's Department of Urban Planning and Policy Abstract Deadline 2/20! »
Participate! Abstracts due February 20 University of Illinois at Chicago's Department of Urban Planning and Policy...
Monday, February 12, 2018
Planning Faculty News from Virginia Tech »
Associate Professor Maggie Cowell recently co-authored “It takes all kinds: Understanding diverse entrepreneurial ecosyste...
Monday, February 12, 2018
University of Massachusetts Boston Launches New Paul Davidoff Website »
Paul Davidoff’s 1965 article “ Advocacy and Pluralism in Planning ” remains one of the most frequently read, downloaded an...
Monday, February 5, 2018
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Symposium: Resilient Design »
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Symposium: Resilient Design: State of the Art and Emerging Issues for the Built Environment Th...
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
University of Colorado Denver Call for Abstracts: May 2018 Workshop »
University of Colorado Denver Announces Call for Abstracts: May 2018 Workshop on Regional Planning, Growth, & Equity i...

Affiliated Organizations
Monday, February 19, 2018
35th Annual Smith-Babcock-Williams Student Writing Competition »
The Planning & Law Division of the American Planning Association announces its 35th Annual Smith- Babcock-Williams Stu...
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Please Consider Joining the IACP! »
Dear fellow planning scholars: International Association for China Planning (IACP, ) is an independe...
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Register for APA's Annual Premier Planning Event »
Be a part of #NPC18—the American Planning Association’s 2018 National Planning Conference in New Orleans. CHICAGO – Imm...
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, February 15, 2018
Island Press Releases Free eBook: "Resilience Matters" »
In 2017, there was plenty of bad news for people and the planet. And yet, even in these trying times, there are extraordin...
Monday, February 12, 2018
New Lincoln Institute Awards: Case Study Award Winners »
ACSP and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy would like to thank everyone who submitted entries for the Case Study and In...
Monday, February 5, 2018
Help Make Planning History Come Alive »
The American Planning Association is developing a new resource intended to educate planners and interested members of the...

Calls for Papers
Monday, February 19, 2018
Radical Housing Journal Now Inviting Abstract Submissions »
The new journal Radical Housing Journal is now inviting abstract submissions (by 5 March) for consideration in the journ...
Thursday, February 8, 2018
New Uses for Old Rivers: Rediscovering Urban Waterways Call for Papers »
New Uses for Old Rivers: Rediscovering Urban Waterways Call for Papers Projections Volume 14 | MIT Press Editors...
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
"Cityscape: A Journal of Policy Development and Research" Call for Papers »
The Fair Housing Act turns 50 years old in 2018, however there is still an abundance of evidence that shows continued need...
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
JAPA Call for Papers: Special Issue on 50 Years since Arnstein’s Ladder »
Abstracts due: May 15, 2018 SUBJECT Arnstein's “A Ladder of Citizen Participation” was first published in JAPA i...
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Call for Papers: Symposium on Housing Tenure and Financial Security »
Fannie Mae and the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS) are together organizing a symposium that examines the e...

Call for Proposals
Monday, December 4, 2017
Call for Proposals for Fifth World Planning Schools Congress »
The Call for Proposals to organize the Fifth World Planning Schools Congress (WPSC’2021) has been issued online. All ACSP-...

New Books & Publications
Monday, February 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pre-Release Copy of New UN-Habitat Book »
Today at the World Urban Forum, UN-Habitat launched a book intended to illustrate how to implement the International Guide...

Other Conferences
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Urbanism Next Conference Registration Open »
Join experts from the public, private, and academic sectors this March 5-7 in Portland as they come together to discuss th...


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