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Monday, July 15, 2019
Reflections from the 2019 ACSP Committee on Diversity Jr. Faculty of Color Workshop »
The 2019 Committee on Diversity for the Association for Collegiate Schools of Planning Junior Faculty of Color workshop...
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
ACSP Announces 2019 Best Paper Award Winners Sponsored by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation »
ACSP would like to thank everyone who participated in the inaugural launch of the Best Paper on Planning& Entrepreneur...
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Are You Connected 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 before!...
Monday, May 20, 2019
Announcing ACSP eNews Weekly Summer Schedule »
The full version of the ACSP eNews Weekly will be distributed every other week from June 4 to July 30 in order to ramp up...
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
ACSP Considers First Dues Increase in Nearly 20 Years »
September 4, 2018 Dear ACSP Members: We write to discuss the need for a dues increase. The Executive Committee...

ACSP Annual Conference News
6 hours ago
New Location of the #ACSP2019 Opening »
ACSP staff has arranged to move the location of the 2019 conference opening reception from the previously announced Childr...
23 hours ago
#ACSP2019: Community Development Track Highlights »
As we prepare for #ACSP2019, we want to introduce you to our conference track chairs and familiarize you with what will be...
Monday, June 3, 2019
Conference Advertising Opportunities Now Available »
A big thank you to the City of Greenville for sponsoring the Opening Reception as a Premier Advertiser! As one of the...
Friday, May 3, 2019
California Travel Ban and the 2019 ACSP Annual Conference in SC »
Dear ACSP Colleagues: We write to engage you in a discussion of great importance regarding our upcoming conference host...

Affiliated Organizations
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Call for Support for the Climate Change Letter for Higher Education »
Dear UNI partners, We have been approached by UN Environment, who in partnership with EAUC (The Alliance of Sustainab...

Association Contributors
Monday, July 15, 2019
New Video Course: Introduction to City Planning 1 - Ancient Times to the Modern Age »
Planetizen Courses has released a new video course, Introduction to City Planning 1: Ancient Times to the Modern Age...
Monday, July 15, 2019
Island Press Free Forward: The Value of Green Infrastructure for All »
Vacant lots, so often seen as neighborhood blight, have the potential to be a key element of community revitalization. As...
Monday, July 1, 2019
Island Press Seeking Publishing Fellow »
The Publishing Fellowship is intended to serve as a pathway to a successful career in publishing, environmental communicat...
Monday, July 1, 2019
Island Press's Free Summer Read »
Looking for a good book to take with you to the beach or on your next excursion? Island Press is giving away Satellites i...

Monday, July 15, 2019
2019 FWIG CV Book Announcement »
Dear Colleagues, Every year FWIG (Faculty Women's Interest Group) publishes a booklet of resumes of women seeking ten...

Friday, June 14, 2019
Global Planning Educators Interest Group (GPEIG) Logo Contest »
GPEIG is soliciting designs for its official logo. Under the umbrella of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning...

Call for Proposals
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
New Funding Opportunity from Healthy Eating Research »
Healthy Eating Research, a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, has released a call for proposals for r...

New Books & Publications
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Just Published: The Routledge Handbook of Housing Policy & Planning »
Edited by Katrin B. Anacker, Mai Thi Nguyen, & David P. Varady The Routledge Handbook of Housing Policy and Plann...


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