Education & Careers

Ten key conferences in 2016 for planners, architects, and urban design professionals, summarized by Clement Lau, a Los Angeles County planner.
4 days ago   UrbDeZine
For some STEM-intensive firms, the cost of living in Silicon Valley is a deal-breaker.
Sep 11, 2015   Bloomberg Business
After enjoying a strong run of prominence and success, the new economy is taking its toll on university presses.
Aug 10, 2015   Next City
Maps are still an important tool in teaching kids to be global citizens.
Jul 30, 2015   The Washington Post - Blogs
Blog Post
The other day I got into a bit of a spat on Twitter with someone who had clearly had enough with the word "activate."  "Activate may be the worst planning jargon yet," cried the initial tweet. Blog Post
Jul 30, 2015   By James Brasuell
Laura Bliss argues that implicit discrimination in the boundary-shaping policies of school districts necessitates reform of the property-tax funding system.
Jul 30, 2015   CityLab
The newest addition to the city of Portland's Street Seats program is the result of a student team of designers and builders from Portland State University.
Jul 8, 2015   Portland State University
Until advocates and agencies find positive stories to tell about multi-modal decision-making the car will continue to dominate the messaging and branding of contemporary culture.
Jun 25, 2015   Greater Greater Washington
A Planetizen review of "City by City: Dispatches from the American Metropolis," edited by Keith Gessen and Stephen Squibb, finds too much to fault in the book's essay about Los Angeles. Exclusive
Jun 16, 2015  By Josh Stephens
Two University of North Carolina School of the Arts students spend a month investigating the artistic climate of Detroit and whether it's a place where young theater artists should move.
Jun 8, 2015   Investigate Detroit
Blog Post
"Ask the Ethicist" allows planners to pose tough questions regarding ethical practices in planning to our resident expert: Carol D. Blog Post
May 28, 2015   By Carol Barrett