Education & Careers

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Yesterday   Rooflines
<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
Ed Bacon, the renowned Planning Director whose face graced the cover of Time magazine in 1964 and whose design concepts shaped Philadelphia, was honored with a Pennsylvania State Historical Marker in LOVE Park.
Sep 15, 2006   The Philadelphia Inquirer
The race to paint the ivory tower "green" is underway, with colleges and universities hoping to attract students to new eco-conscious campuses.
Sep 14, 2006   Grist
A look at six programs in the U.S. that are putting environmental principles to practice in education.
Sep 12, 2006   Metropolis Magazine
We seem to be reluctant to identify our profession in clear, recognizable language, writes Eugenie Birch, FAICP, chair of the Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of Pennsylvania.
Sep 4, 2006   Planning Magazine
While students at Thomas Jefferson High in Arlington, Virginia outperform many of their U.S. counterparts, it's not because the school has superior infrastructure. Mold, bugs and falling ceilings are common.
Aug 29, 2006   The Wall Street Journal