URP News & Events

Green Infrastructure in Planning Curricula

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…
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Meet Dr. Emre Tepe

Assistant Professor Tepe models urban development using economic, statistical, and software tools.
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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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Food Water Energy Nexus NSF Grant

Dr. Zhong-Ren Peng received a research grant from the National Science Foundation and joined an international consortium to study the urban food-water-energy nexus from a regional planning perspective.
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