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ACSP News
18 hours ago
ACSP Gets Social »
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, June 19, 2017
JPER Impact Factor Increases »
We are pleased to announce that the Impact Factor for Journal of Planning Education and Research has increased from 1.05...
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Apply Now for the 2017 PhD Workshop! »
October 10 & 11, 2017  ~  Boulder, Colorado Hosted by the ACSP Doctoral Committee The Association of C...
Monday, June 5, 2017
ACSP Student Bulletin: Call for Updates »
Due: Monday, August 14, 2017 Last year, ACSP student representatives started a student bulletin, highlighting student a...

University Member News
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Boarnet, Rose elected fellows of Regional Science Association International »
Two USC Price School of Public Policy faculty members have been elected as fellows of the Regional Science Association Int...
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
San Jose State University: Brazilian Urbanism: Past, Present, & Future »
Winter 2018: January 6 - January 15 Program Description Brazil is a rapidly developing nation with more than 200 m...
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Westfield State University Hires New Faculty »
The Department of Geography and Regional Planning at Westfield State University welcome Dr. Alina Gross to our faculty. D...
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Georgia Tech’s Master of City and Regional Planning Ranked Seventh in the Nation »
The Master of City and Regional Planning (MCRP) program at Georgia Tech is ranked seventh in Planetizen’s newly released 2...
Thursday, June 8, 2017
California Climate Action Planning Conference 2017 »
Registration Now Open In the U.S., leadership on climate action is needed more than ever. California and its communiti...

Affiliated Organizations
Monday, June 19, 2017
PAB Newsletter: Spring 2017 »
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Industry Contributors
Monday, June 19, 2017
Planetizen Courses Student Grant »
Applications Due: July 5, 2017 Planetizen is providing its first annual grant to provide financial support to a pl...

Featured Faculty
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Chatterjee Home Recognized with National Register of Historic Places »
Past ACSP President, Jay Chatterjee, was recently recognized in the news for the architectural significance of his home. T...

GPEIG
Monday, June 12, 2017
GPEIG Call for Nominations: Best Journal Article Award »
Nomination Deadline: September 15, 2017 The GPEIG (Global Planning Educators Interest Group) is pleased to announce the...

Calls for Papers
Monday, June 19, 2017
Honoring Kevin Lynch's 100th Birthday »
Abstracts Due: June 30, 2017 Tridib Banerjee, Gary Hack, and Michael Southworth call for 200 word abstracts for an Autu...
Monday, June 5, 2017
JAPA Special Issue: Envisioning City Design, the Legacy of Kevin Lynch »
A SPECIAL ISSUE OF JAPA, AUTUMN 2018 Guest Editors: Tridib Banerjee Gary Hack Michael Southworth Kevin Lynch...

New Books & Publications
Monday, June 19, 2017
New Book Explores Immigrants’ Suburban American Dreams & Struggles »
Over the last few decades, California’s Silicon Valley has become not only the world’s technological epicenter, but also o...

Other Conferences
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Land Use Planning & Zoning for Public Health: Exploring Legal Issues »
Tue, Jun 27, 2017 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EDT https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/36100648626488833 This session w...

In Memoriam
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Honoring the Life of Dr. John Friedmann »
Internationally-renowned planning theorist John Friedmann passed away on June 12, 2017 in Vancouver. At 91, John was an ho...

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Monday, June 12, 2017
June Updates from the Geography & Spatial Sciences Program at the National Science Foundation »
The Geography and Spatial Sciences Program of the National Science Foundation announces the release a new GSS strategic pl...
Thursday, June 8, 2017
Climate Change Prevention: A Role for Students »
  For Students & Mentors The Higher Education Action Team invites you to our mini-learning series about...
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
June Updates from the Ecological Institute US »
This update comes to you from St. Barthelemy where the island population is exploring a more sustainable way of living. W...
Monday, February 6, 2017
23rd IFHP Urban Planning & Design Summer School in Finland »
This is an invitation for applying to the 23rd IFHP Urban Planning and Design Summer School in Finland. We warmly welcome...

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