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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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URP alum joins UF PDC as senior planner

URP Alum Joins UF PDC as Senior PlannerRachel Mandell, Class of 2020, is a Senior Planner with UF’s Planning, Design, and Construction Department Rachel Mandell, Class of 2020 August 5, 2021 Rachel Mandell, …
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Resiliency for Port St. Joe

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 …
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URP Student Internships Summer 2021

Master of Urban and Regional Planning students used their summer internships to gain advanced planning skills and experiences while making a difference to communities across the country and internationally.
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Peng quoted about Miami condo collapse

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 …
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URP Student Awards 2021

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 2020-21.
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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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