School of Planning, Public Policy and Management News

UO Students respond to Coates in ‘Our Body, Our Country, Our World’ art exhibit

This year’s University of Oregon Common Reading Program book selection Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates is a memoir-letter written to the author’s teenage son.

Students partner with community organizations to craft strategic plans

Fall 2016 marked the 15th year that students in the Department of Planning, Public Policy and Management (PPPM) have partnered with local organizations to help draft strategic plans, providing a boost for community organizations with limited financial resources.

Two A&AA employees earn Outstanding Employee Awards

Zudegi Giordano, office coordinator in the Department of Planning, Public Policy, and Management, and Beth Roy, executive administrative assistant in the Department of Art, are among recipients of this year’s Outstanding Employee Awards at UO.

Students engage communities and beautify neighborhoods

The City of Eugene is home to innumerable fire hydrants painted with eccentric designs: a Lego character, the Oregon Duck, a Dalmatian, a hula dancer, a squirming red squid, or simply a bunch of colorful dots.

UO launches sustainability partnership with City of Albany

A&AA Dean Christoph Lindner moved from The Netherlands to Eugene in summer 2016 partly due to a program established at the UO. 

Green Cities summer class helps City of Gervais

A story in the July 27 issue of the Woodburn Independent features the UO Department of Planning, Public Policy and Management’s course “Green Cities,” where a UO class is providing ideas for the City of Gervais t

Christoph Lindner shares his views on research, international study, and teaching

Christoph Lindner, professor of media and culture at the University of Amsterdam, will join UO as the new A&AA dean beginning August 15.

UO to work with City of Albany in 2016-17 in partnership with the Sustainable Cities Year Program

The University of Oregon’s Sustainable City Year Program (SCYP) will be working once again in the Willamette Valley, this time in partnership with the City of Albany.

Scholars on Board Symposium May 20 highlights student engagement with nonprofits

Four students in the Department of Planning, Public Policy and Management’s Scholars on Board Program will present their experiences from serving on a local nonprofit board during a symposium Friday, May 20, from 8:30-10 a.m., in the Knight Library Browsing Room on the University of Oregon campu

Oregon Quarterly video features SCYP Redmond

Oregon Quarterly highlights the UO’s Sustainable Cities Year Program in Redmond in the magazine’s latest issue.

Undergraduate Symposium presenters May 20 include seven from A&AA

The Sixth Annual Undergraduate Symposium will take place Friday, May 20, in the Global Scholars Hall on the UO campus.

A&AA students presenting their work include:

Joyce Braden Harris, Danielle Arigoni, Courtney Griesel honored by UO for public service

Joyce Braden Harris, Danielle Arigoni, and Courtney Griesel are the winners of the 2016 awards for public service conferred annually by the UO Department of Planning, Public Policy and Management and the department’s advisory council.

New Dean Selected for the School of Architecture and Allied Arts

Scott Coltrane, provost and senior vice president, announced today that the next dean of the University of Ore

Biddle named Eno Fellow

After Alexis Biddle finished his first year of law school he wasn’t sure he wanted to be a lawyer, so he decided to take time off to find direction. He accomplished that literally by working as a taxi driver.

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