School of Planning, Public Policy and Management News

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Governor Appoints John Arroyo to State Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation

The PPPM Assistant Professor, who specializes in urban design and inequality, will serve in a group reviewing nominations to the National Register of Historic Places. 

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National Park Service’s Susan Dolan Named 2020 Lawrence Medalist

The NPS Cultural Landscapes Program manager recieved a Bachelor and Master of Landscape Architecture at the College of Design.

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Housing in Eugene is a Severe Cost Burden, Says College of Design Instructor

Kaarin Knudson talks to the Register-Guard about housing prices in Eugene and Lane County.

UO Housing Experts Say the American Era of Single-Family Homes Should Come to an End

PPPM’s Rebecca Lewis and Robert Parker present research showing the environmental and social impacts of suburban sprawl.

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Four College of Design Research Teams Make it Rain with Research and Innovation Grants

The interdisciplinary research teams will investigate forest fires and resilience, sustainable transportation, and resilient housing.

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Oregon Senate Confirms Gerardo Francisco Sandoval as Land Conservation and Development Commissioner

The PPPM professor will represent the Willamette Valley through 2023.

 

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Call for Nominations: Service to Oregon Award

Nominations for the PPPM award are due December 20, 2019.

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PPPM Alum Wins Seattle City Council Seat

Dan Strauss says he will apply what he learned at PPPM about public policy, planning, and economics to shape Seattle.

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College of Design Announces Inaugural Oregon | Places Prize Winner

In partnership with Places Journal, the college chose Assistant Professor Sara Jensen Carr and her proposal ‘Water is Wealth’ for the award.

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Students and the Sustainable City Year Program Tackle Transit

The yearlong partnership with Lane Transit District will address local transportation needs.

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PPPM Launches New PhD in Planning and Public Affairs

The program will focus on Sustainable Transportation and Cities; Access and Equity; and Nonprofit, Philanthropic and Social Enterprise.

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PPPM’s John Arroyo to Reunite with Cousin, Author of 2019 UO Common Reading Pick

The family history of the assistant professor is featured in Under the Feet of Jesus.

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New and Visiting Faculty at the College of Design

The College of Design is excited to welcome new and visiting faculty for the 2019–20 academic year. 

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PPPM's Marc Schlossberg Talks E-Scooters and City Infrastructure

The professor speaks with KEZI about preparing the streets of Eugene for e-scooters.

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Oregon Wine Industry is Still Crushing It

The 2018 Oregon Vineyard Report, produced by a partnership between the Oregon Wine Board and the Institute for Policy Research and Engagement, shows that the industry is growing at a record pace.

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