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  Hot off the Press! PLANNING ON THE EDGE: Vancouver and the Challenges of Reconcilliation, Social Justice, and Sustainable Development (UBC Press, 2019) Edited by Penny Gurstein and Tom Hutton, with chapters written by SCARP faculty and students Planning on the Edge explores the reality behind the rhetoric of Vancouver’s reputation as a sustainable city and paves the way for...
Magdalena Ugarte, a PhD graduate of UBC’s School of Community and Regional Planning, has been awarded the 2019 Barclay Gibbs Jones Award for Best Dissertation in Planning by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning. The award recognizes “superior scholarship in a doctoral dissertation completed by a student enrolled in an ACSP-member school.” Ugarte’s work examines the role...
MCRP Admissions Applications will open on November 1st, 2019 To apply for the September 2020 intake, please visit the UBC Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies below: Application & Admission Application open: November 1, 2019 Application close: January 15, 2020 Referee deadline: January 25, 2020   Please contact the UBC Faculty of Graduate and...
September 30 is an annual day to recognize and raise awareness about the residential school system in Canada, join together in the spirit of reconciliation, and honour the experiences of Indigenous Peoples. Orange Shirt Day commemorates this legacy. The Faculty of Applied Science is hosting a Walk and Learn Together event between 12:00-1:00pm on Monday, September 30th  – more details at...
  Two Faculty Positions in Planning School of Community and Regional Planning invites applications for:  Associate or Full Professor (tenure) Assistant Professor (tenure-track) For more detail please visit Careers at SCARP The deadline for applications is 31 October 2019.  

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