Education & Careers

4 days ago
Over 2,223 articles covering 37 years of planning issues in the West now available online for free.
The Western Planner
December 10, 2018, 10am PST
As universities become a universally accepted and celebrated economic development power, there's still work to be done in getting the town and gown relationship on the same page.
Metropolis
November 28, 2018, 2pm PST
The Federal Reserve Board’s Community Advisory Council serves in an advisory role on matters affecting communities and consumers.
University of Michigan Taubman College
Feature
November 26, 2018, 2pm PST
Planetizen's annual list of top books covers subjects in all varieties of planning: urban planning, community planning, environmental planning, and more.
Josh Stephens, James Brasuell
November 14, 2018, 10am PST
According to an announcement by Virginia Tech yesterday, their plans to build a $1 billion innovation campus in nearby Alexandria helped win the HQ2 prize for Northern Virginia.
WTOP
November 11, 2018, 7am PST
We're not sure if planners will find this game, since it's so close to real life, but maybe it will make a good recommendation for friends and family members?
Greater Greater Washington
October 30, 2018, 1pm PDT
An exposé of a local urban planner isn't something you see every day—especially in Montana. Meet Julia Crain, of Butte, Montana.
Montana Standard
Feature
October 24, 2018, 6am PDT
A survey of planning offices in the United States reveals an important dynamic of professional practice.
Edward J. Jepson Jr.
October 20, 2018, 11am PDT
A recent Gensler workshop to brainstorm the design process reaffirms the importance of design charrettes, idea sharing, or brainstorming for every project, writes San Diego Gensler Design Director Marin Gertler.
UrbDeZine
October 17, 2018, 5am PDT
Professor Ann Forsyth will begin a five-year term as editor of the Journal of the American Planning Association (JAPA) on January 1, 2019.
American Planning Association
October 8, 2018, 6am PDT
An annual sampling of professional development conferences in the coming year for planning and design professionals, by L.A. County Planner Clement Lau.
UrbDeZine
Blog post
September 30, 2018, 5am PDT
Professor David Godschalk of the University of North Carolina was honored recently on the Chapel Hill campus. In the months since his passing last winter, many memories have come back to mind. I’d like to share a few of them.
Bruce Stiftel
September 19, 2018, 2pm PDT
Aided by state, local, and private support, the University of Texas at San Antonio is planning a major expansion of its footprint in downtown San Antonio.
San Antonio Express News
September 3, 2018, 1pm PDT
A roundtable discussion tackles the question about how to make those first steps toward more involvement with planning in the local community.
Greater Greater Washington
August 21, 2018, 11am PDT
The field planning and urban design has seen relatively little in the way of controversy or consequences since the #MeToo movement gained a foothold in the public consciousness. The status quo ended this week.
The San Francisco Chronicle
August 16, 2018, 10am PDT
Kilroy Realty Corp. has broken ground on Academy on Vine, a long-anticipated campus of offices, apartments, and stores in the heart of Hollywood.
The Planning Report
Blog post
July 6, 2018, 9am PDT
A number of entry-level planners make tactical choices that lessen their chances of landing the best possible job. If you see yourself in these, please take note.
Bruce Stiftel
June 19, 2018, 6am PDT
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