URP News & Events

Next Generation, Car-Optional Communities

Internationally recognized city planner and author, Victor Dover, FAICP, will give the keynote address on livable communities and sustainable development at the DCP Research Symposium on November 9 at 2:45pm.
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Microsoft AI for Earth Grant

A team led by URP doctoral candidate Wei Zhai and Professor Zhong-Ren Peng received a prestigious Microsoft grant to understand human mobility during extreme weather events.
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URP Student Awards 2020

The faculty of the UF Department of Urban and Regional Planning (URP) are pleased to announce the recipients of the annual URP student awards for 2019-20.
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Rural Planning in the Early 1900s

Dr. Kathryn Frank examined rural planning during the United States Progressive Era to see how planners simultaneously built communities and increased economic efficiency.
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Exemplary Online Awards 2019

Intermediate Planning Information Systems (URP6275) was one of three courses to be recognized campus-wide with an award for excellence in online delivery.
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APA Florida Conference 2019

URP students and faculty were recognized at the annual conference of the Florida Chapter of the American Planning Association.
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Steiner Presents in Indonesia

Dr. Ruth Steiner spent two weeks in Indonesia to deliver a keynote address at an international conference and give invited talks at three universities as part of a USAID initiative.
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