School of Planning, Public Policy and Management News

UO student wins $16,000 Sea Grant award

Oregon Sea Grant has selected Sarah Allison as the recipient of the 2014-2016 Resilience and Adaptation Graduate Fellowship.

Legacy gift honors faculty mentor

Laura H. Sampson, DEd ’80, sees her estate gift to the Arts and Administration Program (AAD) as an opportunity to help students and to honor Effie Lu Fairchild, her faculty mentor.

Abia-Smith named museum art educator of year

Lisa Abia-Smith, director of education at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art and an instructor in the Arts and Administration Program, has been named Oregon Museum Education Art Educator of the Year by the

Sandoval wins award for best paper in 2013

A peer-reviewed journal article by Assistant Professor Gerardo Sandoval has won the Chester Rapkin Award For Best Paper in the 2013 Journal of Planning Education and Research.

Arts and Administration Program marks 20th anniversary

The Arts and Administration Program welcomed its first cohort of students 20 years ago, in fall term 1994.

48-Hour Project presses students to analyze, evaluate, and make policies

The potential of tuition-free community college and toxic chemical regulation reform were among the issues addressed in late September by students from the Department of Planning, Public Policy and Management.

Scholarship opens personal door to China

Note to students wanting to live and work—and skateboard—abr

A&AA welcomes new faculty

A&AA welcomes three new tenure-track faculty members for the 2014-15 academic year.

PPPM sophomore will use award to study in China

Planning, Public Policy and Management (PPPM) undergraduate Erik Thorbeck has been awarded

Chronicle of Higher Education touts SCI model

The UO's Sustainable Cities Initiative (SCI) has been mentioned again in the Chronicle of Higher Education in a story entitled “Want a College Experience That Matters? Get to Work”.

Gillem receives design awards for military base plans

Associate Professor Mark L. Gillem, PhD, FAIA, AICP, recently received a national-level design award for the Installation Development Plan at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida from the American Planning Association's Federal Planning Division.

Student research aids campus facilities, rural communities

Several of the University of Oregon’s campus buildings have questionable environments with regard to thermal comfort and indoor air quality, and students of A&AA may be able to remedy this.

PPPM awards honor public service work

An expert in Oregon’s hiking and history, the founder of a nonpartisan research and educational think tank, and a health plan administrator are the winners of three 2014 awards for public service presented by the UO Department of Planning, Public Policy and Management and the PPPM Advisory Counc

Scholars on Board Symposium takes place June 3 from 8-9:30 a.m.

Four students in the Planning, Public Policy and Management Department’s Scholars on Board Program will present their experiences from serving on a nonprofit board during a symposium Tuesday, June 3, from 8-9:30 a.m., in Heritage Hall, located in the Bowerman Family Center at University of Orego

PPPM student group organizes Latino festival

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), a University of Oregon volunteer student group run through the Department of Planning, Public Policy and Management, have planned Festival Latino, a Latino community event.

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