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ACSP News
Monday, December 11, 2017
'Tis the Season for 2018 Membership Renewals! »
Dear ACSP Member School, With the 2017 Conference behind us, the holidays ahead, and the new year just around the bend,...
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
New ACSP Mentoring Program -- Message from the Committee Chair »
The primary purpose of the ACSP Faculty Mentoring Program is to provide assistant professors at ACSP-member planning schoo...
Monday, December 4, 2017
ACSP Request for Proposals: Due January 17! »
ACSP is pleased to release the following Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for hosting three very important events in 2018 and...
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Become an ACSP Association Contributor »
More than 3,200 Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) members and planners love digital content! Here are t...
Monday, November 27, 2017
Consider ACSP Opportunities on "Giving Tuesday" »
Greetings, ACSP members! After hopefully spending some time giving thanks this past week, I wanted to share some oppo...

ACSP Annual Conference News
Monday, October 23, 2017
#ACSP2017 Faculty Award Winners »
More than 1,000 planning academics from across the globe came together for the 57th Annual Conference (#ACSP2017) in Denve...

Student News
Monday, October 30, 2017
Consider becoming an ACSP Student Governing Board Representative! »
The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) has two students from member institutions in the position of stud...

University Member News
Monday, December 11, 2017
University of Michigan Call for Papers: NETWORKS OF POWER and KNOWLEDGE »
Call for Papers: NETWORKS OF POWER and KNOWLEDGE Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning; University of Mich...
Monday, November 20, 2017
2018 Atlanta Studies Symposium: Call for Presentations Due January 16 »
The Call for Presentations for the 6th Atlanta Studies Symposium is linked below. Proposals are due January 16,  2018...
Monday, November 20, 2017
Planners for Climate Change Launched at COP-23 »
Planners for Climate Change launched November 11, 2017 at COP-23 in Bonn. This new stakeholder initiative by UN-Habitat an...
Monday, November 13, 2017
The Sixth Annual Urban Planning Conference at Savannah State University: CALL FOR ABSTRACTS »
The Sixth Annual Urban Planning Conference Resilience Planning: Building Healthier, More Equitable and Vibrant Communiti...
Monday, November 13, 2017
Post Hurricane Maria Update from The University of Puerto Rico »
Dear ACSP Community members, The University of Puerto Rico was able to restart academic functions on Monday, October...

Affiliated Organizations
Monday, December 4, 2017
Just Released: PAB Fall Newsletter! »
      The Planning Accreditation Board (PAB) has just released it's Fall newsletter.  Cl...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
American Planning Association Members Elect New Board Members »
CHICAGO – The American Planning Association (APA), a 38,000-member organization committed to promoting better communities...
Monday, October 23, 2017
2021 World Planning Schools Congress Call for Bids »
The Call for Bids for the 2021 World Planning Schools Congress (WPSC) will come out December 1st. The deadline for submitt...

Association Contributors
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
APA Student Awards, Competitions and Grants »
APA is offering a handful of student award opportunities – Outstanding PSO Awards , AICP Student Project Awards , PSO F...

Calls for Papers
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Open Call for Papers on PLANNING AND THE NEW UBBAN AGENDA: Town Planning Review »
In a rapidly urbanising world the 21st Century is being seen as the ‘urban century’ with international debates and reflect...
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Volume 30 Call for Papers - Berkeley Planning Journal »
Berkeley Planning Journal Volume 30 Call for Papers Deadline: January 16, 2018 We invite original research,...

Call for Proposals
Monday, December 4, 2017
Call for Proposals for Fifth World Planning Schools Congress »
The Call for Proposals to organize the Fifth World Planning Schools Congress (WPSC’2021) has been issued online. All ACSP-...

New Books & Publications
Thursday, November 2, 2017
A Guide for the Idealist: Launching and Navigating Your Planning Career »
A Guide for the Idealist: Launching and Navigating Your Planning Career   by Richard Willson, California State Polyte...

Other Conferences
Thursday, November 9, 2017
2017 IMCL Honor Award, Built Project – Sundance Square, Fort Worth »
PRESS RELEASE Re: 2017 IMCL Honor Award, Built Project – Sundance Square, Fort Worth, Architects: David M. Schwarz Ar...

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Monday, December 4, 2017
ISDRS 2018 - Call for Papers Deadline Extended! »
The Call for Papers  deadline for the 24th International Sustainable Development Research Society (ISDRS) conference...
Monday, October 23, 2017
Land Economics Foundation Grants Available »
The Land Economics Foundation (LEF) of Lambda Alpha International (LAI) is seeking proposals that advance the field of lan...

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