School of Planning, Public Policy and Management News

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

Note: This story, originally published in 2014, highlights the UO's School of Planning, Public Policy and Management's pioneering decision to incorporate actual grant-making into its curriculum. More than a decade after that decision, the same grant-making process is

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.

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.

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