School of Planning, Public Policy and Management News

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.

PPPM Faculty and Student Serve on State Land Conservation and Development Commission

Rebecca Lewis and Aimee Okotie-Oyekan will serve on a committee examining transportation and housing.

The Sustainable City Year Program and City of Troutdale Take Experiential Learning to the Virtual Classroom

SCYP students partner with Troutdale to help the city achieve its goals in the areas of climate change, housing insecurity, and racial justice.

Bikeway Designed by PPPM Alumni Opens in Eugene

The City of Eugene opens the 13th Avenue Bikeway inspired by the UO LiveMove student group's designs.

Fall Term Brings Renewed Commitment: Message from the Dean

Interim Dean Laura Vandeburgh welcomes back the College of Design community.

Leadership and Public Service Reimagined for Social Change

PPPM’s José W. Meléndez brings innovation to a class tackling equity issues for future public servants.

Welcome New Faculty!

Introducing new faculty and new visiting faculty starting fall 2020.