School of Planning, Public Policy and Management News

UO Housing Experts Say the American Era of Single-Family Homes Should Come to an End

PPPM’s Rebecca Lewis and Robert Parker present research showing the environmental and social impacts of suburban sprawl.

Four College of Design Research Teams Make it Rain with Research and Innovation Grants

The interdisciplinary research teams will investigate forest fires and resilience, sustainable transportation, and resilient housing.

Oregon Senate Confirms Gerardo Francisco Sandoval as Land Conservation and Development Commissioner

The PPPM professor will represent the Willamette Valley through 2023.

 

Call for Nominations: Service to Oregon Award

Nominations for the PPPM award are due December 20, 2019.

PPPM Alum Wins Seattle City Council Seat

Dan Strauss says he will apply what he learned at PPPM about public policy, planning, and economics to shape Seattle.

College of Design Announces Inaugural Oregon | Places Prize Winner

In partnership with Places Journal, the college chose Assistant Professor Sara Jensen Carr and her proposal ‘Water is Wealth’ for the award.

Students and the Sustainable City Year Program Tackle Transit

The yearlong partnership with Lane Transit District will address local transportation needs.

PPPM Launches New PhD in Planning and Public Affairs

The program will focus on Sustainable Transportation and Cities; Access and Equity; and Nonprofit, Philanthropic and Social Enterprise.

PPPM’s John Arroyo to Reunite with Cousin, Author of 2019 UO Common Reading Pick

The family history of the assistant professor is featured in Under the Feet of Jesus.

New and Visiting Faculty at the College of Design

The College of Design is excited to welcome new and visiting faculty for the 2019–20 academic year. 

PPPM's Marc Schlossberg Talks E-Scooters and City Infrastructure

The professor speaks with KEZI about preparing the streets of Eugene for e-scooters.

Oregon Wine Industry is Still Crushing It

The 2018 Oregon Vineyard Report, produced by a partnership between the Oregon Wine Board and the Institute for Policy Research and Engagement, shows that the industry is growing at a record pace.

Books by Design

The College of Design faculty book series continues this November.

Reflecting on a Rural Revolution

As the Resource Assistance for Rural Environments program celebrates 25 years of service, the RARE community looks back at how the program shaped its alumni and the State of Oregon.

Lewis and Clark to Co-Direct Institute for Policy Research and Engagement

Founding director and PPPM Instructor Robert Parker to retire in July 2020.