School of Planning, Public Policy and Management News

UO to work with City of Albany in 2016-17 in partnership with the Sustainable Cities Year Program

The University of Oregon’s Sustainable City Year Program (SCYP) will be working once again in the Willamette Valley, this time in partnership with the City of Albany.

Scholars on Board Symposium May 20 highlights student engagement with nonprofits

Four students in the Department of Planning, Public Policy and Management’s Scholars on Board Program will present their experiences from serving on a local nonprofit board during a symposium Friday, May 20, from 8:30-10 a.m., in the Knight Library Browsing Room on the University of Oregon campu

Oregon Quarterly video features SCYP Redmond

Oregon Quarterly highlights the UO’s Sustainable Cities Year Program in Redmond in the magazine’s latest issue.

Undergraduate Symposium presenters May 20 include seven from A&AA

The Sixth Annual Undergraduate Symposium will take place Friday, May 20, in the Global Scholars Hall on the UO campus.

A&AA students presenting their work include:

Joyce Braden Harris, Danielle Arigoni, Courtney Griesel honored by UO for public service

Joyce Braden Harris, Danielle Arigoni, and Courtney Griesel are the winners of the 2016 awards for public service conferred annually by the UO Department of Planning, Public Policy and Management and the department’s advisory council.

New Dean Selected for the School of Architecture and Allied Arts

Scott Coltrane, provost and senior vice president, announced today that the next dean of the University of Ore

Biddle named Eno Fellow

After Alexis Biddle finished his first year of law school he wasn’t sure he wanted to be a lawyer, so he decided to take time off to find direction. He accomplished that literally by working as a taxi driver.

Historic theaters research nets national award for UO graduate students

A blueprint to preserve, rehabilitate, and promote historic theaters in Oregon has earned national honors in applied research for a team of University of Oregon graduate students who analyzed the physical and fiscal conditions of more than fifty historic theaters statewide.

A&AA professor John Fenn is new US Cultural Agent

University of Oregon students and area residents participated in a “story circle” January 29, hoping to tap into the American condition through public storytelling.

Schlossberg talks bicycles vs. cars in Israel

To clear up Israeli streets now clogged with automobiles, UO Professor Marc Schlossberg has a straightforward prescription: More room for bicycles and buses and less emphasis on private cars.

UO to host story gathering Jan. 29 for ‘People’s State of the Union’

The UO community is invited to participate January 29 in a national “story circle” to create a “People’s State of the Union.” The local event, to take place on the UO campus, is part of an effort to collect stories from citizens for the next President of the United States to hear.

‘Inclusive Urbanism’ studies city design

The standard model for urban design and city growth, some A&AA professors argue, neglects a sizeable number of its residents.

WalletHub quotes UO professor on trends in charitable giving

Assistant Professor Dyana Mason is quoted extensively in a

Sustainable Cities partners with public, private agencies on 2-year project

The UO Sustainable Cities Initiative (SCI) has launched a two-year research initiative called "Framing Livability.” The project is partnering with the City of Portland, Portland Metro, Transportation for America, and the Natural Resources Defense Council on two grants from the National Institute

Search for new A&AA dean under way

Nominations and applications are being sought for dean of the School of Architecture and Allied Arts, with the goal of recruiting a new leader by fall 2016.

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