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Monday, February 10, 2020
Connect with ACSP on Social Media »
Now you can stay up-to-date on the latest information,  as well as connect to one another in more ways than ever bef...
Monday, February 3, 2020
ACSP Will Be Represented at the Upcoming World Urban Forum (WUF10) »
The Tenth Session of the World Urban Forum (WUF10) will take place in the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC), 8-...
Monday, February 3, 2020
ACSP Welcomes New Members! »
ACSP would like to extend a warm welcome to the following new members: Student Members: Xing Su, University of Wat...
Friday, January 24, 2020
Planner Profile Series Highlights Planning Education (& Educators)! »
“By far the greatest and most admirable form of wisdom is that needed to plan and beautify cities and human communities.”...
Friday, January 24, 2020
Opt Today for JPER On-line or Print/Mail - which is best for you? »
Update Your JPER Option Today! Recently many of you were contacted and responded (thank you) with your decision to...

ACSP Annual Conference News
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...
Monday, February 10, 2020
Submitting an Abstract for #ACSP2020? Here's What You Need to Know ... »
#ACSP2020 Abstract submission window closes: Tuesday, March 10, 2019, 11:59pm EST An ACSP Account of some kind is ne...
Saturday, February 1, 2020
Highlighting the Graduate Student Clinic »
Being a Ph.D. student can be difficult at times. Navigating your way through graduate school and the hassles that come wit...
Monday, January 27, 2020
ACSP Username & Password Required to Submit an Abstract »
Be Prepared! The ACSP abstract submission system opens Tuesday, February 4 The abstract submission system will requ...
Monday, November 18, 2019
ACSP2019 Opening Reception Recap »
The ACSP 2019 Annual Conference Opening Reception was one for the optical memory books! In a beautiful venue with floor to...

University Member News
Thursday, February 13, 2020
University of Texas at Arlington (UTA): Fall 2020 New Dean’s Distinguished Assistantships »
The Department of Public Affairs and Planning at UTA’s College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs (CAPPA) is ple...
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Reminder: Norman Krumholz Tribute - 2/29/20 »
Friends and Colleagues, As a reminder, you are invited to join us for a celebration and tribute to Norman Krumholz, hon...
Friday, February 7, 2020
Second Annual Urban Planning Conference at Alabama A&M University »
The Department of Community & Regional Planning at Alabama A&M University will host the second annual Urban Planni...
Friday, January 24, 2020
Cleveland State University: A Celebration and Tribute to Norman Krumholz »
Friends and Colleagues, Please join us for a celebration and tribute to Norman Krumholz, honoring his legacy and many a...
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
University of Oklahoma: Recruiting Graduate Assistantships Available for Fall 2020 »
The University of Oklahoma (OU) has opened applications for the Fall 2020 Master's of Regional and City Planning (RCPL) pr...

Association Contributors
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Island Press: Webinar: Strategies for Coastal Resilience: How Communities Need to Adapt »
Strategies for Coastal Resilience: How Communities Need to Adapt Fri, Feb 28, 2020 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM EST...
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
APA International Division: Call for Nomination, Planning Excellence Award-Latin America »
The APA International Division presents the 2020 International Planning Excellence Award to honor planning projects that s...
Monday, February 10, 2020
APA: Grants Available for Communities Needing Disaster Recovery Assistance »
Cities, counties or local nonprofits can apply for varying assistance through the American Planning Association’s Communit...
Monday, February 10, 2020
Island Press: HALF OFF My Kind of City: Collected Essays of Hank Dittmar »
MY KIND OF CITY By Hank Dittmar Save 48%! Now $21.99! My Kind of City reflects the breadth of Hank Dit...
Thursday, January 30, 2020
Island Press: 12 Free E-books »
Throughout 2020, Island Press is giving away 12 free e-books. During 2020, Island Press will highlight a few excepti...

Calls for Papers
Thursday, January 23, 2020
Call for Papers: 2020 Asia Pacific Network for Housing Research (APNHR) Conference »
Housing Culture, Environment and Urban Development 10-13 August 2020 Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia I...
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...
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Housing Policy Debate - Call for Papers »
Housing Policy Debate announces three calls for upcoming special issues: Special Issue on Eviction: https://think.ta...

Call for Proposals
Friday, January 17, 2020
Grants Announcement - Land Economics Foundation - 2020 »
2020 RESEARCH GRANT ANNOUNCEMENT - Land Economics Foundation (LEF) Foundation Overview: The Land Economics...


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