Practicing according to a single theory or framework is difficult in the ENV professions. The availability of multiple approaches in each ENV discipline makes things complicated. Clients, decision-makers, and community members have their own goals and aspirations that do not neatly line up. As...Read More
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"Planning in the Pandemic: Public Health and Social Justice" revisits the long, shared history between planning and public health to improve quality of life, and the urgency to address the inequalities in communities laid bare by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Awarded in pairs to a practitioner...Read More
Toks Omishakin, director of the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), will give a virtual public lecture and host a Q&A session on Feb. 17 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. (PST).
The event is co-hosted by the College of Environmental Design and the College of...Read More
The Department of Urban and Regional Planning (URP) is pleased to announce the establishment of the Harry A. Anthony Scholarship in Urban Planning. The scholarship honors the legacy of Harry A. Anthony, who was a professor and chair of URP. The scholarship encourages URP students to travel to...Read More
The urban and regional planning graduate program (MURP) at the College of Environmental Design secured top national rankings in the latest edition of "Planetizen Guide to Urban Planning Programs." The Department of Urban and Regional Planning has the distinction of being the only university in...Read More
Urban and Regional Alumni Association will host a social mixer at the APA California Chapter Conference. If you plan to attend the conference, please join the mixer.
Location: Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara (1111 E. Cabrillo Blvd. Santa Barbara, CA 93103)
Time: Monday, September 16,...Read More
The Department of Urban and Regional Planning (URP) celebrates Margarita P. McCoy Scholarship with a seminar with Dr. Ann Forsyth, professor of urban planning at Harvard Graduate School of Design. She works mainly on the social aspects of physical planning and urban development. The big issue...Read More
Professor Richard Willson's work will be celebrated in Avenue 50 Studio's latest exhibition, "BOTTOM FEEDER: Views from the Arroyos."
Willson, a professor in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, holds a Ph. D. from UCLA and studied art at the Otis College of Art and Design. ...Read More
Alvaro Huerta, assistant professor of urban and regional planning, will moderate a book talk/panel discussion centered on The Road to Resegregation: Northern California and the Failure of Politics. The event is open to the public and will take place at the Grand Reading Room on the...Read More
Assistant Professor Alvaro Huerta from the Department of Urban and Regional Planning moderated Demystifying Mental Health in Working-Class Latina/o Communities & Beyond, a Nov. 14 symposium co-sponsored by the Cal Poly Pomona chapters of the American Planning Student Association (...Read More
The Cal Poly Pomona chapter of the American Planning Student Association (APSA) hosts COOP-LA, an hour-long panel discussion with half a dozen Los Angeles-based groups who will discuss what it takes to start and operate a co-op.
Assistant Professor Alvaro Huerta from the Department of Urban and Regional Planning organized and will moderate Demystifying Mental Health in Working-Class Latina/o Communities & Beyond, a symposium open to the university community.
Demystifying Mental Health in...Read More
Take a breather from the 2018 APA California Conference! Stop by the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina to enjoy an evening of coffee and desserts with fellow urban and regional planning alumni from Cal Poly Pomona.
URP Alumni Chapter Mixer
Sheraton San Diego Hotel and...
Lecture of the 2018 Dale Prize Scholar, Dr. Anna Joo Kim
As you may know, the 2018 Dale Prize scholar, Dr. Anna Joo Kim, was not able to join the Dale Prize event in February due to her medical condition. After fully recovering her health, she is visiting to URP in order to have the...Read More
Built in 1931, the 4th Street Viaduct spans the Los Angeles River, supporting railroad tracks and industry. Its Gothic Revival architecture contrasts with the unadorned flood-control channel beneath it. The exhibit âPositively 4th Street: An Encounter with Los Angelesâ Fourth Street...Read More
The Dale Prize 2018 winners were selected. Mr. James Rojas, the founder of the Latino Urban Forum, has won the Practitioner Prize and Dr. Anna Kim, an assistant professor at Georgia Tech, has won the Scholar Prize. With the theme, "Planning with Immigrants in Communities and Regions", the Dale...Read More
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Alvaro Huerta, assistant professor of urban and regional planning and ethnic and women's studies, continues his ongoing dialogue about the Latin-American immigrant experience under the current political climate. His lecture is open to the ENV community, Cal Poly Pomona campus and the public....Read More