School of Planning, Public Policy and Management News

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.

Grant focus: prison arts programs

Lori Hager, Ph.D., would like to make one thing clear. “I’m no expert in prison arts,” she says firmly. Yet after receiving approval for grant-funded research on prison arts programs in the United States, she may soon become one.

Dewey wins $50,000 research grant

Research by Associate Professor and Director Patricia Dewey, of the Arts and Administration Program, has been recognized with a $50,000 Incubating Interdisciplinary Initiatives (I3) Award from the University of Oregon Office of Research, Innovation, and Graduate Education (RIGE).

Ostrove wins $6,000 Public Impact Graduate Fellowship

MCRP student Geoff Ostrove is recipient of the 2013-14 University of Oregon Public Impact Graduate Fellowship fro

PPPM names top award winners for 2013

The Department of Planning, Public Policy and Management is honoring three individuals with the department’s top awards for 2013. Genevieve (Genny) Nelson is being recognized for Outstanding Service to Oregon.

SCI featured in Chronicle of Higher Education

The Sustainable Cities Initiative was featured in the Chronicle of Higher Education on May 20. The story shares the UO’s innovative community engagement model with the nation's higher education community.

AAD students bolster film festival

The University of Oregon Arts and Administration Program (AAD) is helping provide organizational leadership and staffing at the 2013 Cinema Pacific Film Festival, a week of films, exhibitions, receptions, and performances April 17-21 at venues in Eugene and Portland.

McAndrew named Eno Fellow

Community and Regional Planning master's student and LiveMove President Joe McAndrew is among just 20 graduate students nationwide selected as Eno Fellows for the 21st annual Eno Leadership Development Conference June 2-6 in Washington, D.C. The goal is to cultivate the next generation of leader

Cinema Pacific festival features films from Mexico, Singapore and the U.S. West Coast

The fourth annual University of Oregon Cinema Pacific film festival features a wide array of films, exhibitions, receptions and performances opening April 17 and running through April 21, 2013 in both Eugene and Portland.

BPA chief credits UO training

Stephen Wright, MS '81 Public Affairs, never expected while a graduate student in the School for Community Service and Public Affairs (later PPPM) that he would become CEO of a $3 billion annual revenue organization.

Wells Fargo and UO: Eleven years of giving back

This is the 11th year that Wells Fargo has teamed up with University of Oregon students to provide funding to one or more Lane County community organizations – a collaboration that has resulted in a total of $55,000 in grants to local nonprofits.

Intercultural program under way

Today’s college graduates must be prepared to enter a far more diverse workforce than that of their parents or even those who graduated just 10 years prior.

Sustainable Cities offers three-day how-to conference in April

Early bird registration ends February 22 for the Sustainable City Year (SCY) conference scheduled April 9-12 in Eugene and Portland.