Education & Careers

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Eminent urban scholar Richard Sennett populates Building and Dwelling with rich discussions of history, philosophy, and theory—as well as strolls through contemporary cities.
Los Angeles Review of Books
June 12, 2018, 10am PDT
This could be a sign of a deepening, but already inextricable, link between planning and the field of computer science.
MIT News
Blog post
June 2, 2018, 5am PDT
The 2019 National Planning Conference will introduce new tracks in Housing, Community and Economic Development; International, Comparative and Global Planning; Small Town and Rural Planning; and Academic and Professional Research.
Bruce Stiftel
Feature
May 6, 2018, 1pm PDT
Mining the business world for lessons about the planning profession.
Chris Steins
Blog post
May 2, 2018, 2pm PDT
Community is built through altruism, but planners are taught to think of self interest as the biggest motivator of human behavior. How do we use planning skills to encourage public goods and community interest?
Bruce Stiftel
April 6, 2018, 6am PDT
One unintended consequence of No Child Left Behind: increased gentrification.
The Atlantic
March 31, 2018, 7am PDT
A new research institute in the University of Oregon's College of Design reflects the ongoing need to put planners and designers to work in delivering better public health outcomes.
University of Oregon
March 29, 2018, 7am PDT
The APA revealed their annual recognition of the best of the best for planners and planning in 2018.
American Planning Association
February 28, 2018, 1pm PST
In the aftermath of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School mass shooting in Florida, the debate has been wide-ranging, from gun safety to arming teachers. All agree students must be safe, so why not look at architecture? The NRA has some tips.
The Architects Newspaper
February 13, 2018, 6am PST
A planner who used vulgar terms to complain about an article on the subject of a "female approach to development" gets schooled about #TimesUp.
UrbDeZine
February 12, 2018, 1pm PST
Los Angeles County park planner and parent Clement Lau writes about how 'playing' and parenting has given him insight into the urban environment that he applies in his profession.
UrbDeZine
February 5, 2018, 9am PST
A co-curricular program at a Philadelphia medical school integrates public health and city planning.
Next City
January 23, 2018, 5am PST
What do you think about the linked visual presentation of the history of urban planning?
Visual Capitalist
January 15, 2018, 10am PST
The deliverables in the Future City competition—open to children in grades six through eight—include a virtual city design (using SimCity), a scale model, a project plan, and more.
The Mercury News
Blog post
January 10, 2018, 2pm PST
Using daily and disciplined habits will improve your work efficiency. This blog provides 16 habits you can employ to help meet your 2018 work (and life) goals.
Steven Snell
Feature
December 26, 2017, 9am PST
All the planning news that's fit to print.
James Brasuell
December 15, 2017, 2pm PST
Still haven't found a gift for the plan-nerd in your family, workplace, or circle of friends? Fear not! Park plan-nerd Clement Lau has published his 5th annual Presents for Plannerds just in time for the Holidays - gift ideas with a planning bent.
UrbDeZine
Feature
November 30, 2017, 9am PST
Planetizen is pleased to release its list of the best books published in 2017 on the subjects of planning, design, and development.
Josh Stephens, James Brasuell
November 21, 2017, 11am PST
Robert Steuteville reviews Cities Alive, by Michael Mehaffy, describing the newly released book as "an important analysis for urbanism."
Public Square: A CNU Journal
November 21, 2017, 7am PST
Blogger and planners Pete Saunders is acknowledging black urbanists from all over the spectrum of civic involvement.
The Corner Side Yard