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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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Florida APA Conference – UF Sessions

2021 Florida APA Conference: UF Speaker SessionsCheck out the variety of conference sessions this year featuring UF’s urban planning alum! FLORIDA APA CONFERENCE SCHEDULE Tuesday 08/31 9:30am – 5:00pm7h 30m AICP Exam Preparation …
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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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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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