Education & Careers

An experiment involving colorful Legos, big pictures, and "Where Things Are From Near to Far." Exclusive
5 days ago  By Pete Sullivan
<p>Iran reports that it has "no exact report" about Kian Tajbakhsh, an Iranian-American urban planning professor and consultant who was detained around May 11 and is now missing.</p>
May 30, 2007   San Diego Union Tribute / Associated Press
With the coming of summer, students finish courses, faculty head off to do research, and practitioners think about vacations. Blog Post
May 29, 2007   By Ann Forsyth
<p>Though not mentioned in this article, a Hope VI-funded revitalization of Atlanta's Carver Homes housing project led to the development of a school which is now being considered as a city-wide model.</p>
May 24, 2007   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<p>L.A. City's new Planning Director, Gail Goldberg, is now nearly as visible as the city's mayor or chief of police. She is at the beginning of a tough uphill battle to change planning in Los Angeles.</p>
Apr 14, 2007   The Los Angeles Times
When membership is not much more than a subscription and decisions are made with little group input, the APA needs to adjust the way it interacts with its members, according to self-proclaimed "APA lifer" Leonardo Vazquez, AICP/PP. Exclusive
Apr 11, 2007  By Leonardo Vazquez, AICP/PP
If you are a student planning travel to next week's national APA conference, you may be thinking about how to get the most out of the experience. Here are some ideas that have worked for others... Blog Post
Apr 6, 2007   By Bruce Stiftel
Rodney Swink, past president of the American Society of Landscape Architects, celebrates the role of landscape architecture in shaping the built and natural environment. Exclusive
Apr 2, 2007  By Rodney L. Swink
<p>Architect Alexandros Washburn has been tapped to lead the city's new urban design division.</p>
Mar 30, 2007   The New York Sun
<p>With her new role as the head of the Office of Planning, Harriet Tregoning, a pioneer of the smart growth movement, is set on molding Washington D.C. into a more livable city.</p>
Mar 24, 2007   Washington Business Journal
<p>A Wayne State University professor has created an urban planning simulation game that allows Detroiters to change a neighborhood along Mack Avenue, one of the city's major thoroughfares.</p>
Mar 19, 2007   Metro Times