Education & Careers

Despite the improving economy, the outlook for the higher education sector is still poor, especially between the endowment haves and have-nots. Another factor playing a critical role in the success or failure of institutions: their location.
5 hours ago   The Chronicle of Higher Education
The American Planning Association has announced the 18 Excellence Award and 10 Achievement Award winners for 2014. The selections for the Planning Pioneer and Planning Landmark awards are likely to generate some discussion.
Jan 22, 2014   American Planning Association
People are increasingly accessing information via mobile devices. There has been a substantial rise in the number of mobile enabled websites - but what about mobile enabled plans? Opinion
Jan 18, 2014   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
Greetings from Washington DC where this week I attend the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting, held here each January. Opinion
Jan 16, 2014   By Todd Litman
With women accounting for only 20% of registered architects in Britain and 8% of professional engineers, the incoming president of the Royal Academy of Engineering has a compelling idea to encourage more women to enter the fields: give girls legos.
Jan 13, 2014   The Guardian
Each year Brittany Kubinski and I provide an update on mobile application. A mobile app is an application software designed to run on smartphones, tablet computers and other mobile devices. Opinion
Jan 11, 2014   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
As Planetizen enters its 15th year, we're looking forward to bringing you another stimulating year of news, commentary, and professional development. Opinion
Dec 30, 2013   By Jonathan Nettler
Much of the language used by globetrotting architects and academics to describe their projects and concepts is indecipherable to those not up to speed on biomorphology or french philosophy. BD offers a helpful guide for speaking architect.
Dec 26, 2013   Building Design
As students plan their spring semester courses and make early plans for the summer, they often wonder how to choose a planning specialization or concentration. They ask how important the concentration is for their future career as a planner. Opinion
Dec 24, 2013   By Ann Forsyth
The architectural profession is notorious for overworking and under-compensating its workforce. A new organization seeks to empower architects by promoting the value of their work and fighting for better working conditions.
Dec 19, 2013   Metropolis
Holiday gift recommendations for your urban planning geek friend or family member (or yourself) from L.A.'s ultra-plan-nerd, Clement Lau.
Dec 15, 2013   UrbDeZine.com