School of Planning, Public Policy and Management News

Philosopher, Environmental Activist, Cultural Critic—Get to Know the New College of Design Dean

Oregon Quarterly features Dean Adrian Parr in 'Adrian Parr: An Explorer by Design,' a profile that follows her journey from the forests of Sydney to the forests of Eugene.

Dyana Mason Writes about the Effect of COVID-19 on Nonprofits for The Conversation

The PPPM Assistant Professor co-authored a piece about how the pandemic has affected budgets, fundraising, and operations for nonprofits nationwide.

John Arroyo Speaks to Racial and Climate Justice on ‘Weekend Edition’

OPB featured the PPPM assistant professor and director of the new Pacific Northwest Just Futures Institute for Racial and Climate Justice.

PPPM Associate Professor's smoke sensors are part of network for World Athletics Championships

Benjamin Clark is overseeing the installation of 25 PurpleAir wildfire smoke sensors including locations throughout campus.

What’s Your Favorite Street?

The PPPM team behind the new book Rethinking Streets During COVID-19 shares their favorite thoroughfares around the world.

IPRE and Partners Release First COVID-19 Recovery Planning Tool, and It’s Free

The UO’s Institute for Policy Research and Engagement co-authored a blueprint to help U.S. communities recover from the pandemic

PPPM Launches the ‘Sustainable Communities and the Public Good’ Academic Residential Community

The ARC, opening fall 2021, will host up to 35 first-year students who share a passion for planning.

CityLab Features Anne Brown’s Study on Ride-Hailing

The PPPM assistant professor discusses Uber, Lyft, and transit deserts.

College of Design, College of Arts and Sciences, and Partners launch Just Futures Institute

The Pacific Northwest Just Futures Institute for Racial and Climate Justice was made possible by a historic $4.52 million grant from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Five College of Design Faculty Members Win COVID-19 Research Innovation Awards

The UO recognized the work of John Arroyo and Ben Clark of PPPM, Leslie Dietz of the Biology and the Built Environment Center, and Mark Fretz and Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg of SAE.

PPPM Researchers Find a Quarter of Oregonians Resistant to Getting Vaccine

Associate Professor Ben Clark and IPRE’s Robert Parker find that the state needs to reinforce vaccine safety via public outreach.

PPPM’s Anne Brown and Research Team Find No Emissions Benefit to Ride-Hailing

The assistant professor helped co-author the recent paper ‘The Carbon Footprint of Ride-Hailing: GHG Inventory Methodology’

IPRE Helps Cottage Grove with Disaster Resilience Plans

The Cottage Grove Armory is included in the Institute for Policy Research & Engagement's heritage resource disaster planning guide.

College of Design Celebrates New Dean Adrian Parr

The current dean at the University of Texas Arlington’s College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs and the UNESCO chair on water will join the college spring term.

IPRE and Community Partners Develop Guidebook to Protect Oregon Heritage

With Oregon Heritage and Cottage Grove, the PPPM institute created a plan to protect historic main streets, cemeteries, museums, and more.