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Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Election Underway for New ACSP VP/President-Elect »
The following candidates stand for election as ACSP Vice President/President Elect for the remainder of this current term,...
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Activate Your JPER Online Subscription »
The Journal of Planning Education & Research (JPER) is the official journal of the Association of Collegiate Schools...
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Leadership Announcement from ACSP President Marlon Boarnet »
Dear ACSP Colleagues: As many of you have seen via social media, I write to convey the wonderful news that ACSP Vice-...
Monday, July 6, 2020
ACSP Welcomes New Members! »
Please join ACSP in welcoming the following new members for June 2020: Student Members: Matthew Wilson, University...
Monday, June 29, 2020
Connect With ACSP on Social Media »
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ACSP Annual Conference News
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Whether in Toronto or Virtual, Consider Donating to Assist Students to Attend #ACSP2020! »
Please consider making a donation to financially assist students attend #ACSP2020 -- whether it's a live in-person or virt...
Monday, March 2, 2020
Consider Donating to Assist Students With Travel to #ACSP2020 »
It's never too soon to consider contributions for the ACSP Annual Conference.  Please consider making a donation to:...
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
#ACSP2020 Award Nominations & Submissions Open February 26 -- Who Will You Nominate? »
Each year ACSP is proud to honor faculty and students who have distinguished themselves or made major contributions to the...

University Member News
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
KU Welcomes New Faculty Hye-Sung Han »
LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas' School of Public Affairs and Administration is delighted to welcome assistant profess...
Thursday, July 30, 2020
Effects of Walking on Self-Assessed Health Status: Links Between Walking, Trip Purposes & Health »
The Ohio State University The first peer-reviewed article of Gilsu Pae, a Doctoral Candidate at City and Regional Plann...
Thursday, July 30, 2020
Social Equity Impact of COVID-19 on Communities - Panel Discussion on July 31, 2020 »
The Ohio State University Social Equity Impact of COVID-19 on Communities a panel discussion will be the third in a ser...
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
How a Few Negative Online Reviews Early on Can Hurt a Restaurant: Restaurant Reviews & Neighborhoods »
Yasuyuki Motoyama, a lead author, and Kareem Usher, a co-author, both assistant professors at City and Regional Planning P...
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
OSU: Impact of COVID-19 on Mobility in Central Ohio - Panel Discussion on August 14 at Noon »
City and Regional Planning Program alum and Transportation Planning Manager at the City of Columbus Justin Goodwin, will j...

Association Contributors
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Kauffman Foundation: Register now for the Early - Stage Research Professional Development session! »
The next virtual Early-Stage Research Professional Development session will take place 1:00pm CST on August 28 with&n...
Sunday, July 19, 2020
APA: NEPA Changes Take Nation in Wrong Direction »
CHICAGO (July 15, 2020)  – The disappointing decision by the Trump Administration today to change the environmental r...
Monday, March 23, 2020
Island Press: 12 Free E-books! Keep Busy While You're Stuck Indoors »
Throughout 2020, Island Press is giving away 12 free e-books. During 2020, Island Press will highlight a few excepti...
Monday, December 16, 2019
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation: 2020 Knowledge Challenge RFP »
The value in knowing what's missing The 2020 Knowledge Challenge RFP focuses on answering questions based on real-wor...
Friday, October 4, 2019
2018 Kauffman Indicators of Entrepreneurship Reports Released! »
The Kauffman Indicators of Entrepreneurship offers in-depth measures, reports, and accompanying interactive data visua...

Monday, July 13, 2020
FWIG 2020 Resume-CV Book Submission Deadline »
Every year FWIG (Faculty Women's Interest Group) publishes a booklet of resumes of women seeking tenure-earning teaching p...

Tuesday, July 28, 2020
ACSP Planners of Color Interest Group (POCIG) CV Book 2020 – 2021 »
This year, the Planners of Color Interest Group (POCIG) will prepare and post a collection of CVs from people of color see...

Thursday, August 13, 2020
GPEIG Call for Co-Chair Nominations »
Dear GPEIG Colleagues, It is that time of the year again when the Global Planning Educators Interest Group (GPEIG) elect...

Calls for Papers
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Housing Policy Debate - Call for Abstracts »
Housing Policy Debate invites abstracts for an upcoming special issue, "Keeping American Housed: Research on Homelessness...
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
2020 AESOP Congress in Bristol, United Kingdom: Deadline for Abstracts - 7 Feb 2020 »
The 2020 AESOP Congress will take place in Bristol, from 7 to 11 July. This event will offer the opportunity for sch...


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