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URP Mentorship Program highlights

The program runs September to April and pairs graduate-level planning students with practicing planners to foster relationships and hone professional skill.
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URP Student Awards 2022

On Thursday, March 31, URP Faculty, Staff, Students, and Alumni gathered at Cypress & Grove Brewing Company and via zoom to celebrate. Congratulations to all the award recipients!
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Sunbelt Blues Lecture Recap

On Tuesday, March 15, NYU’s Dr. Andrew Ross delivered a sobering guest lecture, sponsored by the Urban and Regional Planning Department and the Student Planning Association (SPA).
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Bringing rurality back to planning culture

Michael Hibbard at the University of Oregon and Kathryn I. Frank at the University of Florida write about their recently published article in the Journal of Planning Education and Research.
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Dr. Mah Affordability Research

Dr. Mah presents housing affordability research at DCP Research Seminar Kensington, Toronto, Canada. Photo by Dan D. via unsplash.com. Kensington is a neighborhood facing gentrification in Toronto. February 18, 2022 The Urban and Regional …
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Urban Analytics Certificate

The UF Department of Urban & Regional Planning is excited to announce and offer a new on-campus Graduate Certificate in Urban Analytics for current and prospective students.
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ACSP UF Speakers

Check out the variety of ACSP conference sessions this year featuring UF’s Urban Planning Department
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Bartley Lecture 2021

Former Gainesville Mayor Pegeen Hanrahan spoke to students, faculty, and alumni of the URP Department at the 13th Annual Earnest R. Bartley Memorial Lecture
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Shape The PLANet: Lian Plass

“There is not a single place that you can go in the state of Florida where you will not run into a planner with a UF degree. Those connections are …
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Shape The PLANet: Jerry Bell

“As planners, it’s fulfilling to be able to identify an issue, analyze it, and then prescribe policy solutions that we can see make an impact.”
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Remembering Earl Starnes

Earl Starnes was faculty at the University of Florida from 1976 – 1993. Starnes was a founding father of UF’s Department of Urban and Regional Planning, serving as chair from …
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Recent Research from Dr. Wang

Dr. Wang receives research grants from National Science Foundation Assistant Professor Wang is working to redefine curb environments in Gainesville, FL and to combat COVID-19 misinformation across the United States Buses …
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