Education & Careers

The skills and location data of over 175 million LinkedIn members were mined to produce a map displaying the industries most common in major cities throughout the United States and Europe.
20 hours ago   LinkedIn Blog
<p>Groups of planners, architects, and policy makers descended on downtown New Brunswick, New Jersey, to document the character of the city's urban form as part of a training program in form-based codes.</p>
Nov 8, 2006   Home News Tribune
<p>A new report released by the American Institute of Architects has found that implementing green building techniques in schools has benefits beyond the environment. Test scores and student health have also been shown to increase.</p>
Nov 1, 2006   The American Institute of Architects
<p>High school students in Northern California step into the shoes of city planners this fall, as they redesign a fictional neighborhood in a decaying town.</p>
Nov 1, 2006   The Contra Costa Times
<p>Ann Forsyth, the Dayton Hudson Chair of Urban Design and director of the Metropolitan Design Center at the University of Minnesota, offers advice to academics aspiring for tenure on the importance and process of publishing.</p>
Oct 26, 2006   Randall Crane's Urban Planning Research Blog
<p>Urban universities including the Univ. of Southern California are working to transform their tough neighborhoods.</p>
Oct 13, 2006   The Los Angeles Times
<p>Alan Greenspan, Chairman of the Federal Reserve for two decades, is the latest Republican economist to join a small academic movement to increase gas taxes to address market imperfections so as to reduce energy consumption.</p>
Oct 13, 2006   The New York Times
<p>The results of a large scale experiment seem to indicate that better neighborhoods don't actually result in an improvement in academic performance for any age group.</p>
Oct 8, 2006   National Bureau Of Economic Research
The Planning Report interviews USC Planning School dean Jack Knott about the school's ambitions of preparing students to lead in regions throughout the world.
Sep 25, 2006   The Planning Report
The Campaign for Sensible Growth, a Chicago-based group, has published a step-by-step guide to writing a comprehensive plan.
Sep 23, 2006   Campaign For Sensible Growth
In many ways, a successful urban planner is first and foremost a leader, yet far too many professionals lack the ability to lead, and ignore the importance of cultivating good leadership skills. Exclusive
Sep 18, 2006  By Leonardo Vazquez, AICP/PP