Education & Careers

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A free camp for young people in Brooklyn is teaching kids to appreciate the science and art of planning.
Smart Cities Dive
August 11, 2017, 10am PDT
Educators in Washington, D.C. are expanding on the "Safety Town" concept to teach grade schoolers how to be safe in traffic as well as about street design and the merits of different kinds of streets.
Greater Greater Washington
July 26, 2017, 1pm PDT
"A hungry world is not a just world," says one of the local residents quoted in this story about a community garden in Denver.
The Denver Post
Feature
July 25, 2017, 5am PDT
Tourists are often drawn to downtown museums, sightseeing tours, and high-end restaurants. But if these travelers want to truly understand a city’s full story, they may need to take a bit of a detour.
Tara Lerman
July 21, 2017, 10am PDT
A majority of Americans of both parties support raising the gas tax to pay for road improvements. Could it provide the source of the $200 billion in federal funds for Trump's $1 trillion infrastructure plan?
Bloomberg Politics
July 13, 2017, 12pm PDT
Emory University wants the city of Atlanta to annex its campus. Transit benefits and more could await.
The Wall Street Journal
Feature
June 13, 2017, 9am PDT
The 5th Edition of the Planetizen Guide to Graduate Urban Planning Programs is now available. The new Guide includes Planetizen's updated ranking of the Top 25 graduate urban planning programs.
The Planetizen Team
June 7, 2017, 10am PDT
Peter Zellner's experimental, tuition-free architectural school is officially in session.
Archinect
May 23, 2017, 2pm PDT
If you needed another reason to provide safe routes for walking around schools, see the results of the Walking Classroom—on display in New Jersey and around the country.
NorthJersey.com
Feature
April 30, 2017, 1pm PDT
Make Twitter great, for once.
James Brasuell
Blog post
April 24, 2017, 12pm PDT
As the library of books on urbanism expands by the year, here are some fun, engaging titles for city nerds and non-nerds alike.
Josh Stephens
April 7, 2017, 9am PDT
A new graphic novel has magic to stir blood.
CityLab
April 7, 2017, 8am PDT
There are lots of arguments available for people that want to oppose new housing projects, but what are a few guiding principles for framing a supportive and constructive housing conversation?
Sightline Institute
April 6, 2017, 5am PDT
The advent of sprawl coincided with a move toward earlier school start times, prompted by a need to coordinate complicated bussing. If students could walk to school, the problem might disappear.
CityLab
April 5, 2017, 1pm PDT
As the economy has improved, fewer people are looking for employment as school bus drivers. When fewer buses are available, more students drive to school, brining unwanted environmental risks along for the ride.
The Wall Street Journal
March 23, 2017, 6am PDT
University of Pennsylvania's John Fantuzzo, Katie Barghaus and Whitney LeBoeuf write about improving the evidence base for quality pre-k in Philadelphia.
Penn IUR Urban Link
March 23, 2017, 5am PDT
The American Planning Association has been outspoken in its opposition to the cuts proposed by the, still speculative, budget proposed by the Trump Administration.
American Planning Association
March 20, 2017, 11am PDT
With increasing awareness and discussion about the gender gap apparent across most of Corporate America, this article explores how the Architecture and Engineering industry is seeking to close the gap and empower women.
Doggerel
March 16, 2017, 5am PDT
Women in the building trades are celebrated as part of Women's History Month.
The Architect's Newspaper
March 8, 2017, 1pm PST
A reading list inspired by International Women's Day delves into subjects like "empathy in design to the challenge of defining diversity."
Doggerel