URP student Emilee Aguerrebere assisted resiliency projects for Port St. Joe, FL, following Category 5 Hurricane Michael. She was a graduate research assistant for the interdisciplinary Florida Resilient Cities Program within the college-wide Florida Institute for Built Environment Resilience (FIBER).
Dr. Zhong-Ren Peng is quoted in a news article by The Guardian about the collapse of the condominium in Surfside, FL. He discusses the vulnerability of older construction to saltwater intrusion.
In an article for The Conversation, Dr. Ruth Steiner examines the potential positive impacts of Biden’s American Jobs Plan on urban mass transit systems and their cities.
Larissa Krinos, a 4+1 combined degree student in the BSSBE and MURP programs, was the 2021 recipient of the College of DCP’s Undergraduate Leadership and Service Award.
Howard University announces the appointment of URP alumnus Timothy L. Millner as executive director of Physical Facilities Management.
Dr. Ruth Steiner views COVID-related challenges as an opportunity to reimagine the use of public spaces.
At the Shimberg Center, URP doctoral and master’s students manage statewide housing data and conduct studies about the housing-transportation relationship, the pandemic’s impacts on housing vulnerability, and housing flood risk.
URP’s Dr. Christopher Silver and scholars from the United Kingdom make the case for planning programs to teach about green infrastructure (GI) to advance sustainability goals. They found UF’s School of Landscape Architecture and Planning stands out for providing interdisciplinary education about GI.