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Monday, August 14, 2017
Letter of Request for Advocacy Plans from UMass Boston »
Dear Friends, In 1965 the Journal of the American Institute of Planning published “Advocacy and Pluralism in Planning,”...
Friday, July 28, 2017
Planning, Law, and Property Rights Annual Conference 2018 - Serbia »
Save the Date! The annual conference of the International Academic Association on Planning, Law, and Property Rights (...
Monday, July 24, 2017
Accepting Abstracts for Navigating the Future of Water Conference - Oct. 18-20, Milwaukee, WI »
Abstracts are being accepted for the "Navigating the Future of Water - Charting A Vision for American Cities" Conference b...
Friday, July 21, 2017
Virginia Tech, Urban Affairs and Planning Program Hires Assistant Professor Wenwen Zhang »
Wenwen Zhang received her Ph.D. from Georgia Tech’s School of City and Regional Planning in 2017. She also earned a Master...
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Landscape Architecture Student Helps National Park Service Prepare for Solar Eclipse »
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Landscape Architecture Student Helps National Park Service Prepare for Solar Eclipse...


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