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Monday, April 16, 2018
Is Your ACSP Membership Tax Deductible? »
In honor of Tax Day, we'd like to remind you that your ACSP Membership may be tax-deductible!* Need a receipt?  Lo...
Friday, April 6, 2018
Calling all ACSP Member Schools . . . Are You Hiring? »
Don’t forget your member benefit of up to three 30-, 60-, or 90-day postings valued at $807. If you need your school’s co...
Friday, April 6, 2018
ACSP Announces 2018 PhD Workshop -- Application Submissions Due 4/30! »
The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) and the ACSP Doctoral Committee invite doctoral students of plann...
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
ACSP Members to be Inducted as Fellows of AICP »
Election to Fellow is one of the highest honors that the American Institute of Certified Planners bestows upon a member....
Monday, April 2, 2018
Partner with ACSP as a Year-Round Sponsor & Save on Your Conference Exhibit Space »
It’s that time of year again…time to start thinking about getting in front of more than 1,000 academic planners! Consid...

ACSP Annual Conference News
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Student Reception Details Announced for #ACSP2018 »
You won't want to miss the Student Reception at the upcoming ACSP Annual Conference in Buffalo, New York! This...
Monday, April 2, 2018
Special session to take place at the ACSP 2018 Conference After Hardin: How Does the Tragedy of the Commons Inform Cli...
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
2018 Student & Faculty Award Submissions & Nominations Now Open! »
Each year ACSP is proud to honor faculty and students who have distinguished themselves or made major contributions to the...

University Member News
Friday, April 6, 2018
KU Urban Planning Joins School of Public Affairs and Administration »
Coming up July 1st is the 1 year anniversary of the University of Kansas' Urban Planning Department joining the School of...
Friday, April 6, 2018
Florida State University: Professor Chris Coutts Awarded Fulbright Scholar Grant »
Professor Chris Coutts of the Dept of Urban and Regional Planning at Florida State University was awarded a Fulbright Scho...
Friday, April 6, 2018
UMass Boston: Mel King Addresses Social Justice in the City »
The University of Massachusetts Boston is pleased to announce Mel King as its Spring Planning Lecturer. Mel King will disc...
Thursday, March 22, 2018
PARTICIPATE! Abstract deadline EXTENDED to 10 April 2018 »
The University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Urban Planning and Policy will be hosting an international conference...
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Univ. of Illinois - Chicago Student Organization Receives APA's Award »
We are very proud to announce that the UI-Chicago's Urban Planning & Policy Student Association (UPPSA) was selected a...

Affiliated Organizations
Monday, April 2, 2018
PAB Welcomes New Associate Director »
Good Afternoon, Please join me in welcoming Jaclyn Hade as PAB's new Associate Director. We are excited to ha...
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...

Association Contributors
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Island Press Releases "Twenty Years of Life" Book with a Discount »
Twenty Years of Life: Why the Poor Die Earlier and How to Challenge Inequity by Suzanne Bohan releases from Island Press...

Calls for Papers
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...

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-...

Other Conferences
Monday, April 9, 2018
2018 Atlanta Studies Symposium on April 20 »
Join your colleagues for the 2018 Atlanta Studies Symposium, Friday 20 April at Emory University. Details here: https://...


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