School of Planning, Public Policy and Management News

IPRE Hosts ‘Strategic Doing Practitioners Conference,’ A First for the West Coast

The virtual conference will focus on taking proactive collaboration action on the world’s wicked problem such as climate change and homelessness.

The Institute for Policy Research and Engagement Wins National Preservation Award

The American Association for State and Local History recognized the institute and partners for a community disaster resilience project.

College of Design Joins National Partnership to Increase Faculty Diversity in Architectural, Planning, and Design

The College of Design and eight other schools and colleges are launching the Dean’s Equity and Inclusion Initiative.

PPPM Student Team Receives Funding for Creative Placemaking at the College

The team proposed a storytelling series of banners and television displays to highlight student voices and increase cross-departmental collaboration.

Ride-Hailing Services Fill a Gap for Nonprofits as Transit Landscape Shifts

Dyana Mason of PPPM led a study for the National Institute for Transportation and Communities.

Anne Brown on the Future of Traffic and Commuting

The PPPM assistant professor talks to the Erie Times-News about how technology will shape traffic management.

Agraj Dangal (’19) on Social Enterprise, Nonprofit Management, and Local Government

The NMN and MPA alum shares his journey from a Nepal NGO to helping finance communities in Denver.

Karen Gaffney, MPA, On Leading During A Pandemic

In a Q&A, the director of Health and Human Services for Lane County shares her journey from ASUO presidency to navigating the pandemic, wildfires, and more.

IPRE Wins 2021 Oregon Heritage Excellence Award

The heritage commission of the Oregon Parks and Recreation department recognized IPRE for its research, disaster resilience planning, and RARE program

Celebrating Earth Day at the College of Design and the UO

Around the O features environmental research and resilience efforts around the university, including numerous programs and initiatives in the College of Design.

Ben Clark Talks to The Hill about COVID-19 Vaccination Numbers

The PPPM associate professor shared that vaccination data is more robust than infection data.

Philosopher, Environmental Activist, Cultural Critic—Get to Know the New College of Design Dean

Oregon Quarterly features Dean Adrian Parr in 'Adrian Parr: An Explorer by Design,' a profile that follows her journey from the forests of Sydney to the forests of Eugene.

Dyana Mason Writes about the Effect of COVID-19 on Nonprofits for The Conversation

The PPPM Assistant Professor co-authored a piece about how the pandemic has affected budgets, fundraising, and operations for nonprofits nationwide.

PPPM Associate Professor's smoke sensors are part of network for World Athletics Championships

Benjamin Clark is overseeing the installation of 25 PurpleAir wildfire smoke sensors including locations throughout campus.

What’s Your Favorite Street?

The PPPM team behind the new book Rethinking Streets During COVID-19 shares their favorite thoroughfares around the world.