School of Planning, Public Policy and Management News

Public art event features digital arts projections

The UO’s Arts and Administration is presenting the third annual (sub)Urban Projections presentation of digital arts, electronic music, modern dance, and installation art this Thursday, Jan. 30 at 8 p.m. at the Hult Center lobby in downtown Eugene.

Book simplifies street redesigns

Four faculty members and students from A&AA have collaborated on a book about transforming streets that were originally designed more to accommodate motor vehicles rather than pedestrians and bicyclists.

LiveMove proposes 2-way bike path

The city of Eugene, frequently cited as one of the most bike-friendly places in the country, may soon add a new two-way bike lane nine blocks, or one mile, in length.

SCYP focus shifts to Medford

On December 4th, students in the Sustainable Cities Year Program presented their final plans to the City of Medford from projects undertaken during fall term in three Department of Planning, Public Policy and Management (PPPM) classes.

A&AA students finalists for Rhodes, Marshall scholarships

Two students from A&AA are finalists for prestigious international academic honors—one for a Rhodes scholarship and one for a Marshall scholarship.

Student group’s project gets $150,000 toward two-way bike path

A group of University of Oregon students are back in the news after their “13th Avenue Downtown-Campus-Corridor Plan” received a $150,000 funding promise from the parents of a bicyclist killed five years ago on the corridor.

Summer internships enhance AAD graduate students’ expertise

From preparing Portland theater venues for Broadway plays to selling arts and crafts from Africa, graduate students in the Arts and Administration Program had eventful summers with a diverse array of internships.

Food Bank reports give insight to Oregon ‘food systems’

Oregon Food Bank’s objective to make sure everyone in the state will have enough to eat is supported by the recent release of a series of reports based on assessments performed in Oregon’s rural communities.

UO graduate finds dream job in campus sustainability

After attending the Oregon Leadership in Sustainability Program (OLIS) at the University of Oregon this past summer, one recent graduate is embarking upon what he confidently says is his ideal career.

Guiding Chicago’s public art

Wendy Miller, MA arts management, art history ‘97, recently made the leap from self-employed principal of WM Arts Management in Portland, Oregon, to curator of public art for the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE).

Sustainable Cities launches Medford partnership

A standing room only crowd gathered in the Ford Alumni center October 9 to celebrate the start of a year-long partnership between the City of Medford and the UO’s Sustainable City Year Program (SCYP).

A&AA welcomes new faculty

A&AA welcomes five new tenure-track faculty members for the 2013-14 academic year. Here’s a look at who they are and what they bring to the A&AA community.

Bronet, Larco lead presentation exploring SCYP concept in Maryland

Dean Frances Bronet and Associate Professor Nico Larco led a panel discussion in September at the University of Maryland, which is exploring the possibility of establishing an institute similar to UO’s Sustainable City Year Program (SCYP).

Focus on ‘politics of participation’ earns Sandoval book award

A new book by Assistant Professor Gerardo Sandoval, of the Department of Planning, Public Policy and Management, was selected for Honorable Mention for the 201

UO among best of the best in latest national rankings

The University of Oregon keeps coming up tops in national surveys of the flagship colleges in the United States.

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