School of Planning, Public Policy and Management News

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RARE's Win-Win Partnership with Small Communities

RARE builds a cadre of committed young professionals who can gain valuable experience while expanding the capacity of rural communities.

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Creating a Better Biking Community

PPPM Professor Marc Shlossberg and UO research team use technology to prioritize sustainable transportation in Eugene.

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Vandenburgh Named Interim Dean of College of Design

Vandenburgh, who leads the School of Art + Design, begins July 1.

 

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Dean Christoph Lindner to Step Down in August

Lindner has accepted a position as dean of the Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment at University College London

 

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Winners of Inaugural Tinker Hatfield Award for Innovation Announced

The award will fund College of Design projects in 2019 focusing on Portland’s Albina neighborhood and design for healthy aging.

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Planning Students Team Up with City Officials, Get Hands-on Training in the Real World

Students present city collaborations on bikeshares, e-scooters, community events and placemaking.

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Lives of Service

Several veterans walk the halls of the College of Design, as students, faculty, and staff.

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PPPM Becomes an Innovative Research Hub for Diversity in Planning, Policy, and Design

Three leading scholars in diversity research are joining forces for the new Engaging Diverse Communities team at PPPM.

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Would You Like Some Data with that Wine?

The Institute for Policy Research Engagement partnered with the Oregon Wine Board to produce the recently released 2017 Oregon Vineyard and Winery Report.

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Remembering Megan Smith—A Rare Leader in Rural Development and Community Building

The College of Design community is mourning the loss of Megan Smith, program director for Resource Assistance for Rural Environments and co-director of the Institute for Policy Research and Engagement.

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College of Design Welcomes New Faculty

The College of Design is welcoming several new faculty members across the college.

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New Diversity Fellow Announced

Dean of the College of Design, Christoph Lindner announced the College’s new Dean’s Fellow for Diversity.

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A Time to Celebrate

The College of Design celebrates its more than 600 graduates and first commencement ceremony under its new name.

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PPPM Recognizes Outstanding Contributors

The School of Planning, Public Policy and Management (PPPM) recently honored outstanding professionals, alumni, students, and faculty for their contributions to the school, their communities, and the State of Oregon at the annual PPPM Awards Ceremony.

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We Hear You—Equity and inclusion Efforts in PPPM Getting Results

In 2015, when graduate students of color first brought concerns of equity and inclusion forward to the leadership of the School of Planning, Public Policy, and Management (PPPM), the School started holding Listening Sessions to better understand the experiences of students, faculty, and staff and meet the needs of students who come from traditionally under-represented or marginalized communities.

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