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Read about university member news, see calls for papers and journal submissions, conference updates, and the latest in planning community news.

As a benefit of membership, members may submit planning-related news items for consideration for publication on the ACSP website and/or eNews Weekly link(s) free-of-charge. Non-members may submit planning-related news for publication for a fee.

Relevant news items are generally published within 2-3 business days or sooner. News items that are approved for publishing will automatically expire from the website after 30 days.


Monday, September 16, 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, August 19, 2019
DEADLINE EXTENDED: Travel Assistance for Doctoral Students Traveling to #ACSP2019 in Greenville »
Earlier this month, a letter was prepared and signed by a group of California graduate students requesting a registration...
Monday, August 19, 2019
#APCS2019-- Thank You to Our Sponsors! »
On behalf of ACSP, we would like to thank our current sponsors for their continued commitment and support! Are you look...
Thursday, August 15, 2019
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.”...
Monday, July 29, 2019
Announcing the 2019 ACSP PhD Workshop -- Applications Due August 29 »
October 22 & 23, 2019 ~ Greenville, South Carolina The link to the application for this workshop is at the botto...

ACSP Annual Conference News
Thursday, September 19, 2019
#ACSP2019: Gender & Diversity in Planning Track »
  #ACSP2019 Track Chairs:   Jane Rongerude 2017, 2018, 2019  ...
Thursday, September 19, 2019
#ACSP2019 Student Award Winners -- Presentation Times Announced »
ACSP would like to congratulate all of our #ACSP2019 Student Award winners! We hope you've enjoyed the "A Closer Look" ser...
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Affordable Housing Progress in the City of Greenville »
Affordable Housing Progress in the City of Greenville by Ginny Stroud, Director of Community Development City of Green...
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Social Events of #ACSP2019 - Greenville »
Conference Registration Open Every day your ACSP staff wears similar clothing so you can find us in the crowd when you...
Monday, September 16, 2019
#ACSP2019: Urban Design Track »
#ACSP2019 Urban Design Chairs:     Orly Linovski 2018, 2019, 202...

Student News
Monday, September 16, 2019
Last Call to be Included in ACSP Student Bulletin »
Hi all! We have a bit more room to include student updates in the annual ACSP Student Bulletin . Were you publi...
Monday, September 16, 2019
Last Call to be Included in ACSP Student Bulletin »
Hi all! We have a bit more room to include student updates in the annual ACSP Student Bulletin . Were you publ...

University Member News
Monday, September 16, 2019
Clemson University Graduate Students Work to Improve the Town of Lamar »
Over the last decade, the Town of Lamar, SC has experienced some setbacks, but a report created by Clemson University stud...
Monday, August 19, 2019
University of Illinois at Chicago: Pragmatic Spatial Planning - New Book by Charlie Hoch »
    University of Illinois - Chicago Emeritus Professor Charlie Hoch published a new book Pragmatic...

Association Contributors
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Island Press Webinar: The New Reality of Wildfire in North America »
Register here: Fire plays an important role in mainta...
Thursday, September 19, 2019
APA (International Division): Call for Proposals for 70th Anniversary World Town Planning Day Online »
World Town Planning Day: Call for Proposals Deadline for Submission: Friday, September 27, 2019 Proposals must be su...
Monday, September 16, 2019
MIT, UC Berkeley, and Rutgers Named Top Urban Planning Graduate Programs by Planetizen »
Los Angeles – The urban planning news and information website Planetizen has published an updated list of the top 25 gradu...
Monday, September 16, 2019
APA: Ride-Share Services Could Offer Mobility to Underserved Communities »
Although ride-hailing as a form of transportation is still in its infancy, the popularity of services like Uber and Lyft i...
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Vacant to Vibrant e-book $12.99 all September »
Interested in an affordable e-book? Vacant to Vibrant: Creating Successful Green Infrastructure Networks is $12.99 durin...

Calls for Papers
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Call for Papers on "Innovations and Development in Urban Planning Scholarship & Research »
Call for papers. Special issue on "Innovations and Development in Urban Planning Scholarship and Research" in Urban Planni...
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Special Issue Call for Planning Theory on the Impact of Hardin’s ‘Tragedy of the Commons’ »
This call  builds from a joint ACSP/AESOP panel session in 2018 titled “After Hardin.” The goal of this special issue...

New Books & Publications
Monday, August 12, 2019
Balsas, C. (2019) Walkable Cities Revitalization, Vibrancy, and Sustainable Consumption »
Balsas, C. (2019) Walkable Cities Revitalization , Vibrancy, and Sustainable Consumption. Albany: State University of New...


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