City & Metropolitan Planning News

Meet n Greet for Planning Students
Friday, September 12th 4:30-6:30
Artspace Solar Gardens
A Professional Mentorship Development Program will be hosting it’s first event for Planning Students on Friday, Sept 12th in the Artspace Solar Gardens. This is a great opportunity to network with alumni from our Department and professionals from across the region. Take advantage of this chance to form informal mentorships with professionals in your field!

Faculty Scholarly Productivity and Reputation in Planning
• University of Utah Planning Program Ranked #5
• Two Faculty Among 25 Most Cited
Faculty Scholarly Productivity and Reputation in Planning: A Preliminary Citation Analysis.
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Media reports on Reid Ewing, Guang Tian, and Allison Spain’s study in the Journal of Public Transportation. The Oregonian, The University of Utah, Fox 13

Shima Hamidi (doctoral student) is the lead author on the attached article just published in Landscape and Urban Planning. click here to read the article

Nuevos Paradigmas Y Universidad – Nan Ellin Lecture. Click here for more info.

Nan Ellin — BYU Radio Interview. Radio Interview on Tactical and Good Urbanism
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Pedestrian and Transit-Oriented Design. New Book by Reid Ewing & Keith Bartholomew

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Nan Ellin Interview with Colombia University Click here to read an interview with Nan Ellin from the Columbia University Planning Department Newsletter

The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute has designated Urban Planning undergraduate student Turki Nasser Alomeer an Innovation Scholar for his project about a centralized bus terminal for the University of Utah. click here to learn more.

Doctoral student Philip Stoker in the news for Water Survey. Research survey looks at ‘human side’ of Utah’s water management. Click here to read Deseret News article

Excerpt from Graduation Remarks by Florence Buaku click here

Book Review of Prof. Robert A. Young’s Stewardship of the Built Environment: Sustainability, Preservation, and Reuse Read the review here

High Country News Interview with Dr. Arthur C. Nelson. A demographer predicts big changes for the West’s housing landscape.
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Health & Place Research Article. Relationship between urban sprawl and physical activity, obesity, and morbidity – Reid Ewing, Gail Meakins, Shima Hamidi, Arthur C. Nelson. Click here for more info.

Recent articles by and citing Professor Reid Ewing on LEED-ND and the timing of traffic signals: Planetizen Magazine MinnPost

‘Measuring Sprawl 2014′: Media reports on the University of Utah Metropolitan Research Center and Smart Growth America growth research. Click Here To Read

The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute has designated Urban Planning undergraduate student Turki Nasser Alomeer an Innovation Scholar for his project about a centralized bus terminal for the University of Utah. click here to learn more.

Dr. Arthur C. Nelson, served on HUD’s national review review panel that helped conceptualize and design the Location Affordability Index. Click here for more info.

Huffington Post Article on Urban Ecology Professor Stephen A. Goldsmith’s trip to Curitiba with U of U students. Click here

Next City Interview with Professor Arthur C. Nelson. The Winners and Losers in Today’s Housing Market click here to read

Journal of Planning Education and Research article by Reid Ewing. Predicting Transportation Outcomes for LEED Projects click here to read

Professor Reid Ewing’s New Book “Measuring Urban Design” Measuring Urban Design

Listen to Nan Ellin on KCPW CityViews Here is a link to the podcast/interview: click here to listen

Urban Systems (US) Reading Group. The Urban Systems reading group meets once a week (Wednesdays at Noon) to discuss readings on a wide range of topics relating to urban areas. Past readings and more info. are listed here.

SLC Workshop student Mike Lynch and Nan Ellin were interviewed for the KRCL “Beehive” program. click here to listen