Education & Careers

Portland's over-educated, under-employed population is largely a semi-retired community of young adults, according to some. But with rising housing prices and overall cost of living, it is unclear how Portland will retain these characteristics.
Yesterday   The New York Times Magazine
The APA Conference in Atlanta had a lot to offer! Opinion
May 1, 2014   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
The APA has announced the election of the next president of the national organization—Carol Rhea, FAICP.
Apr 30, 2014   American Planning Association
We have all been there – tight timeline, limited staff, and limited budget for your project. You want to get the job done, but aren’t sure what technology tools are out there to help you on the fly. You need tools that are easy to use, cheap, and give you instant results. Opinion
Apr 29, 2014   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
It's common knowledge that taking a walk can help get the creative juices flowing—but a new study by researchers at Santa Clara University claims to have proven it.
Apr 28, 2014   Los Angeles Times
Do you have to be a “plannerd” to think planning is cool? Is there a planner alive who can bridge the divide between the mysteries of planning and general public interest? One writer dares to hope.
Apr 23, 2014   Medium
Obesity is a mayor epidemic among American children, and while recent nutrition campaigns may have had some impact stemming the tide of poor health in the country’s youngest generation (See e.g., http://goo.gl/dxwVla), there is much concern that the automobile o Opinion
Apr 16, 2014   By JPER
With at least ten posts every day (and ten more every weekend), we at Planetizen do our best to cover a lot of geographic and intellectual territory. Opinion
Apr 9, 2014   By James Brasuell
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Why housing should take priority in the effort to attract families back to the city (and welcome them to stay awhile). Exclusive
Apr 7, 2014  By Bradley Calvert
As coastal real estate markets—especially in California—grow more expensive, it’s harder for teachers to afford a home. A recent article breaks down the affordability of homes for teachers around the country.
Mar 18, 2014   The Wall Street Journal
A successful agriculture program in Southern California introduces farming as a viable career choice to suburban students.
Mar 16, 2014   Public Radio International