News and Features

The School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP) continues to mourn the 215 children found in the mass grave at the Kamloops Residential School. SCARP honours the collective strength of Tk’emlups te Secwepemc for leading - and spending their own resources on - the recovery efforts. We offer our condolences to all survivors of the Indian residential school system and their families. While...
Madge Wiesman, 1930-2021 The SCARP community is deeply saddened by the news that Madge Wiesman passed away on 24 May, 2021. An enduring and treasured friend, over the years Madge gave generously to build a significant endowment to support scholarships at SCARP, which had a tremendous and incalculable impact on our school and students. Born in Scotland in 1930, Madge loved travel, adventure...
Cornelia Oberlander was the wife of Peter Oberlander, who in 1951 launched our School and was appointed Director. Penny Gurstein attended the service yesterday (viewable online) and has written the following in tribute.  It is with deep sadness the School shares with news of the death of Cornelia Hahn Oberlander on May 22, 2021 at the age of 99.  Cornelia was a world-renowned...
    Congratulations SCARP SPRING 2021 Graduates! Despite 2020's challenges, you have proven your excellence, all the best to your next adventure Way to go SCARP class of 2021!            Binay Adihikari - PhD Supervisor -  Professor Larry Frank Thesis-  Harnessing neighbourhood...
Our very own Julia Harten, Assistant Professor here at SCARP, has received the Henry Reining Award from the University of Southern California's Sol Price School of Public Policy.  This annual award recognizes the best dissertation written in public policy and management. Julia was recognized by the Reining award for her dissertation, "Crowded with Potential: Housing and Social Mobility...

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