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.
Yesterday   The Chronicle of Higher Education
The UK's National Archives publishes one of country's earliest surviving public records, the Domesday Book -- a land and property census from 1085 -- online with translations.
Aug 8, 2006   The National Archives
Margaret Dewar is a Professor of Architecture and Urban Planning at the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Michigan. She's researching why CBOs are successful or not in brownfields reuse.
Aug 5, 2006   Lincoln Institute of Lan Policy, Land Lines
From affordable housing development to the Trump Towers, the dynamic yet low profile real estate industry represents so much more than brokerage, writes James Carberry, co-author of <em>The Inside Track to Careers in Real Estate</em>, in this Op-Ed. Exclusive
Jul 5, 2006  By James Carberry
The Graduate School of Design will offer executive education programs for professionals covering topics in real estate development and urban planning.
Jun 30, 2006   The Chattanoogan
Former California State Architect Steven Castellanos outlines the changes that would be required to change how schools are designed and built if they are to become centers of communities.
Jun 29, 2006   New Schools, Better Neighborhoods
As the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) institutes its new Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct, Sarah Jo Peterson, PhD, Assistant Professor of Regional and City Planning at the University of Oklahoma, remembers the old code and its greater capacity to inspire America's planners. Exclusive
Jun 26, 2006  By Sarah Jo Peterson
In the context of the World Urban Forum, a Canadian columnist says that the "higher education industry" could be the most important industry in the world, and could have a dramatic impact on the relationships between cities worldwide.
Jun 21, 2006   The Toronto Star
A portrait of the career of Lee Koppelman, chief of Suffolk County's planning department and executive director of the Long Island Regional Planning Board.
Jun 20, 2006   Newsday
Two weeks after graduating from UW-Madison with a Master's degree in urban and regional planning, Ryan Ziegelbauer is competing against 23 other finalists to be a Legoland California model builder. The coveted position is highly competitive.
May 23, 2006   Isthmus
The "median" planner is 42 years old, has been in the field for 13 years, specializes in community development and redevelopment, and earns $64,000. States with highest salaries are D.C., California and New Jersey.
May 11, 2006   American Planning Association