Education & Careers

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Yesterday   Rooflines
<p>A innovative training program in Boston is helping people get better jobs cleaning up the environment.</p>
Dec 10, 2006   The Boston Globe
<p>Describing the impact of universities can be challenging for both higher education and Technology-Based Economic Development (TBED). Two new reports demonstrate the importance of higher education institutions to a local economy.</p>
Nov 30, 2006   State Science & Technology Institute
<p>The editors of Planetizen have released their annual list of the best books in planning. Find out which titles made our must-read list for 2006.</p>
Nov 27, 2006   Planetizen
<p>John Catoe, a Washingtion D.C. native who won praise as second in command at the Los Angeles MTA, was tapped to run the capital's transit agency -- a job that comes with both major headaches and perks.</p>
Nov 19, 2006   The Washington Post
<p>The Oakland A's sign a deal with the technology company Cisco to replace the Oakland Coleseum for a high-tech new ballpark which will set the standard for future stadiums.</p>
Nov 14, 2006   CNN
<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