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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, May 20, 2019
Announcing ACSP eNews Weekly Summer Schedule »
The ACSP eNews Weekly will be distributed every other week from June 4 to July 30 in order to ramp up for all things confe...
Monday, May 13, 2019
Lincoln Institute Announces Curriculum Innovation Award Winners »
ACSP and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy would like to thank everyone who participated and are proud to announce this...
Thursday, May 9, 2019
Announcing Faculty Accepted to Attend the ACSP Junior Faculty of Color Workshop »
Shout out to faculty accepted to attend the ACSP Junior Faculty of Color Workshop , June 20-22 at Harvard University!...
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
ACSP Announces New JPER Editorial Team »
The ACSP Governing Board is pleased to announce the new editorial team of the Journal of Planning Education and Research (...
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
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...
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Students! More than 12K in Travel Scholarships Available for #ACSP2019 »
Each year, ACSP is committed to making the Annual Conference accessible to those who might not otherwise be able to attend...

University Member News
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
University of Michigan: Harley Etienne and Lesli Hoey Promoted with Tenure at Michigan »
Congratulations to two faculty members at the University of Michigan on their promotions. Harley Etienne: Promoted to...
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Wayne State University: Kami Pothukuchi Named Distinguished Service Professor »
Wayne State University has appointed Kami Pothukuchi, professor of Urban Studies and Planning, to the rank of Distinguishe...
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Penn IUR and Penn Design Launch Lab on Urban Informality and Sustainable Development »
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA—The Penn Institute for Urban Research (Penn IUR) and Penn School of Design (Penn Design) are pl...
Thursday, May 2, 2019
Michigan Receives Honorable Mention for APA's 2019 Outstanding Planning Student Organization Award »
The University of Michigan's Urban Planning Student Association (UPSA) received Honorable Mention for the 2019 Outstanding...
Thursday, April 25, 2019
University of Oregon: Policy and Planning Trio Engages Diverse Communities »
In spring 2018, change came to the Bethel neighborhood in Eugene. Royal Elizabeth Park received a new name: Andrea Ortiz P...

Affiliated Organizations
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
APA: Volunteer Planning Team to Assist Rockport, Texas »
Volunteer team seeks community input Tuesday, May 21. A final presentation will be held on Thursday, May 23. An America...
Friday, May 10, 2019
APA Foundation: Input Requested on the FutureShape Survey »
No research agenda currently exists for the planning profession. Recognizing the need to equip planners with evidence-base...
Thursday, April 18, 2019
APA Sees Record Attendance at NPC19 »
A record-setting 6,445 experts from planning, government, higher education, and allied professions connected at the Americ...

Association Contributors
Monday, May 20, 2019
The Role of Transportation Systems in Social and Economic Life »
Planetizen is pleased to announce the launch of a new transportation planning course taught by Dr. Richard Wilson, Profess...
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Get Your Research Published in the Social & Behavioral Sciences and/or the Humanities »
SAGE Open has a number of resources available to help you get the most out of your next paper. Submitting your research...
Monday, April 22, 2019
Virtual Reality for Planners: An Introduction »
The first course in Planetizen's new Virtual Reality series introduces virtual reality in the context of urban planning. L...


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