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ACSP News
Monday, August 20, 2018
Stay Until Sunday at #ACSP2018 ... and WIN! »
ACSP is excited about the phenomenal array of speakers, presentations, and events that we've put together for #ACSP2018 in...
Monday, August 20, 2018
Fun is on Tap for Students at #ACSP2018 Reception! »
Be sure to join us for the Student Reception at the upcoming ACSP Annual Conference in Buffalo, New York! This hopping (p...
Friday, August 17, 2018
“What’s Next for Buffalo Niagara?” – A Call for Participation »
How will cities cope in the 21st Century? Attendees to the ACSP annual conference are invited to participate in a day-...
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Values Statement Survey Update »
Congratulations to Dr. Deden Rukmana, Savannah State University, whose name was drawn to win a full registration package t...
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
#ACSP2018 Student Award Winners Announced »
Nominations were received, committees have deliberated and decisions have been made! ACSP is thrilled to announce the win...

University Member News
Thursday, August 16, 2018
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: CPJ 2019 Call for Papers »
The theme for Issue 44 of the Carolina Planning Journal (CPJ) is "Changing Ways, Making Change." We are gathering unique p...
Thursday, August 9, 2018
Master of City Design - New Degree Offered at University of Illinois - Chicago »
The Department of Urban Planning and Policy at the University of Illinois - Chicago (UIC) is pleased to announce a new 1-y...
Thursday, August 9, 2018
Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University: Kris Wernstedt Promoted to Full Professor »
The Urban Affairs and Planning program at Virginia Tech is pleased to announce that Kris Wernstedt has been appointed to F...
Thursday, August 9, 2018
The George Washington University SUPP to Host APA's National Capital Area Chapter Annual Conference »
On October 18, the Sustainable Urban Planning Program will host the local chapter, the National Capital Area Chapter, of t...
Thursday, August 9, 2018
Florida State University DURP: Students Win Award of Merit from the Florida Chapter of the APA »
A team of FSU Department of Urban and Regional Planning (DURP) students directed by Planner-in-Residence Dennis Smith, AIC...

Association Contributors
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Registration is Now Open for APA’s Water and Planning Connect Conference »
– Immerse yourself in how communities are planning for water – from drought to flooding to stormwater management – at the...
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Free Congress for New Urbanism Membership for Students »
The Congress for New Urbanism (CNU) is an exceptional planning organization that helps create vibrant and walkable cities,...
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
USGBC Course Work from Island Press »
Did you know that Island Press offers USGBC coursework? We have a suite of nearly two dozen courses offered via Educa...
Monday, August 6, 2018
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Island Press: Second Edition of Energy for Sustainability Textbook Now Available »
Energy for Sustainability is a an instrumental book for anyone involved in energy science, technology, design, economics,...

Calls for Papers
Monday, August 13, 2018
CALL FOR PAPERS and DESIGN AWARDS COMPETITION »
Deadline October 15, 2018 56th International Making Cities Livable Conference on A Healthy City for ALL Portland, OR, June...

Other Conferences
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Los Angeles, 2019 Urban Affairs Conference »
General Call for Participation 49th Annual Conference of the Urban Affairs Association April 24 – 27, 2019 | Los Angel...
Monday, July 30, 2018
Coastlines and People (CoPe) Scoping Sessions: Apply to Attend Workshops Sept. 26-28, 2018 »
You are encouraged to apply to attend scoping sessions to identify priorities for a research initiative focused on coastal...
Thursday, May 17, 2018
11th International Forum on Urbanism (IFOU) Congress 2018 »
Reframing Urban Resilience Implementation: Aligning Sustainability & Resilience December 10-12, 2018 Barcelona...

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Soft Support and Data Available For Urban Research in Houston »
If you are thinking of doing research in Houston, Rice University's Kinder Institute has two opportunities you may be inte...

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