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It's the FINAL ONE! Today is the LAST day to submit... »
It is March 20th, and the final deadline is upon us. You heard if from eNews, you saw it on the website, and Donna ema...
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
March Madness Message from ACSP Membership Manager »
Greetings, ACSP Members and Member Schools, and Happy March! Many of our member schools along with individual members a...
Monday, March 12, 2018
Learn More About ACSP Member Journal Access Benefits »
SAGE Publishing is proud to provide members of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning access to three of the le...
Friday, March 9, 2018
Exciting New Collaborations Between ACSP & AESOP »
Two Organizations, Two Calls, Two Conferences We are happy to announce two exciting new collaborations between the A...
Monday, March 5, 2018
ACSP Faculty Mentoring Committee Seeking Mentors & Mentees! »
Published research indicates that mentoring seems to perform best when the process provides a network of mentors, rather t...

ACSP Annual Conference News
Monday, March 5, 2018
Submit Your Lightning Presentation by March 20 for #ACSP2018! »
Back by popular demand for the ACSP annual conference (#ACSP2018) are lightning presentations. (Please Note: Lightning P...
Monday, March 5, 2018
Develop Your Proposal for a Pre-Organized Session at #ACSP2018 »
The conference committee encourages the grouping of papers in pre-organized sessions that have strong intellectual merit,...
Monday, March 5, 2018
Have you Considered Submitting a Poster for #ACSP2018? »
Posters are a highly effective way to present one’s research. ACSP enthusiastically encourages faculty, researchers, and s...
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
2018 Student & Faculty Award Submissions & Nominations Now Open! »
Each year ACSP is proud to honor faculty and students who have distinguished themselves or made major contributions to the...
Monday, January 29, 2018
New Track Chair and Award Committee Appointments for 2018 »
The ACSP Call for Volunteers sent out this past November was quite the success. Having confirmed these new volunteers, ACS...

University Member News
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ArtsWave Honors 2017 Rosa F. & Samuel B. Sachs Fund Prize Recipient Jay Chatterjee »
The Rosa F. and Samuel B. Sachs Fund Prize was first awarded in 1929. It was provided for in the will of the late Samuel...
Monday, March 12, 2018
5th Annual UNC Climate Change and Resilience Conference »
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Thursday, February 22, 2018
Portland State University Study Abroad: Sustainable Transportation in the Netherlands »
Please share with students! Sustainable Transportation in the Netherlands Study abroad with Portland State Universi...
Thursday, February 22, 2018
The Sixth Annual Urban Planning Conference at Savannah State University »
The Master of Science in Urban Studies and Planning program at Savannah State University (SSU) will host the sixth annual...
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
University of Illinois at Chicago's Department of Urban Planning and Policy Abstract Deadline 2/20! »
Participate! Abstracts due February 20 University of Illinois at Chicago's Department of Urban Planning and Policy...

Affiliated Organizations
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Proposal Starts Important Conversation but Falls Short on Key Funding & Policy Issues »
WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 28, 2018) – The American Planning Association’s (APA) President Cynthia Bowen, AICP, today s...
Monday, March 5, 2018
Congratulations to APA’s Student Award Winners »
2018 AICP Student Project Awards Massachusetts Institute of Technology for its “Connecting Bowdoin Geneva: A P...
Monday, February 19, 2018
35th Annual Smith-Babcock-Williams Student Writing Competition »
The Planning & Law Division of the American Planning Association announces its 35th Annual Smith- Babcock-Williams Stu...
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
Thursday, March 8, 2018
Island Press Releases "Three Revolutions" Book »
Three Revolutions: Steering Automated, Shared, and Electric Vehicles to a Better Future , edited by Daniel Sperling , ha...
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Sage Talks Free Webinar: Teaching Ethics in Research Methods »
Designed for various levels of faculty and students, these engaging webinars will help you learn more about our authors, t...
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Register for APA's National Planning Conference »
Online Registration Deadline: March 22, 2018 Immerse yourself in the latest planning trends and innovations at the 2018...
Monday, February 26, 2018
Helping Communities Navigate Autonomous Vehicles (AV) »
CHICAGO (February 26, 2018) – The American Planning Association (APA) expands its collection of autonomous vehicle (AV)...
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Island Press Releases Free eBook: "Resilience Matters" »
In 2017, there was plenty of bad news for people and the planet. And yet, even in these trying times, there are extraordin...

Calls for Papers
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
JAPA Call for Papers: Special Issue on 50 Years since Arnstein’s Ladder »
Abstracts due: May 15, 2018 SUBJECT Arnstein's “A Ladder of Citizen Participation” was first published in JAPA i...
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Call for Papers: Symposium on Housing Tenure and Financial Security »
Fannie Mae and the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS) are together organizing a symposium that examines the e...

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
Monday, February 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pre-Release Copy of New UN-Habitat Book »
Today at the World Urban Forum, UN-Habitat launched a book intended to illustrate how to implement the International Guide...


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