School of Planning, Public Policy and Management News

PPPM awards honor public service work

An expert in Oregon’s hiking and history, the founder of a nonpartisan research and educational think tank, and a health plan administrator are the winners of three 2014 awards for public service presented by the UO Department of Planning, Public Policy and Management and the PPPM Advisory Counc

Scholars on Board Symposium takes place June 3 from 8-9:30 a.m.

Four students in the Planning, Public Policy and Management Department’s Scholars on Board Program will present their experiences from serving on a nonprofit board during a symposium Tuesday, June 3, from 8-9:30 a.m., in Heritage Hall, located in the Bowerman Family Center at University of Orego

PPPM student group organizes Latino festival

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), a University of Oregon volunteer student group run through the Department of Planning, Public Policy and Management, have planned Festival Latino, a Latino community event.

UO hosts conference kickoff tonight, May 21, in alumni center

The City of Eugene and the University of Oregon welcome the 2014 Neighborhoods USA (NUSA) conference to Eug

Workshop seeks new perspectives

The six-foot model of Medford with moveable wood blocks depicting buildings might evoke memories of kindergarten.

Research, analytics key to Capstone success

Bill Eggert wasn’t even halfway through his two-term capstone course in public administration when he realized the literal payoff of the curriculum’s intense schedule: Midway through spring term, he was offered a job with the California State Auditor’s office.

LiveMove’s 13th Ave. initiative wins OAPA award

LiveMove, the University of Oregon transportation and livability student group composed of many Planning, Pu

Irvin article among top 75 of 3,500

An article in Public Administration Review (PAR) by Associate Professor Renee Irvin has been selected as among PAR’s 75 most influential stories since the journal’s inception in 1940.

Adrenaline Film Project spurs creativity

When the timer starts at 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, participants in the Adrenaline Film Project (AFP) will have already missed their chance to rest for the next three days.

Blandy wins lifetime achievement award

The National Art Education Association has awarded Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs Doug Blandy the 2014 Beverly Levett Gerber Special Needs Lifetime Achievement Award. Blandy also serves as a professor and adviser in the Arts and Administration Program.

Exhibit calls attention to glass ceiling in art world

An exhibit at the LaVerne Krause Gallery in Lawrence Hall held March 10-14 showcased work by five Arts and Administration Program graduate students who cofounded The Feminist Museum, a website committed to helping break the gl

Exploring tension with A&AA collaboration

Experimentation in teaching is not new in the School of Architecture and Allied Arts.  From the noncompetitive, nongraded studio courses in architecture initiated at the school’s founding to experiments with new media and motion graphics leading to national leadership in digital arts, to pioneer

Teaching philanthropy with purpose

Students in the “American Philanthropy” freshman seminar have selected KindTree Productions, a Eugene-based nonprofit organization, to receive a $5,000 grant from Wells Fargo.

NITC to fund UO sustainable public transit projects

Several research projects under way by University of Oregon faculty members have been slated for funding by the National Institute for Transportation and Communities.

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