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The University of Maryland’s Office of International Affairs has awarded Dr. Marie Howland a $12,000 Global Classroom Initiative Grant to develop a new cross-continental blended learning course in economics and urban planning. The course, developed with Russian colleague Professor Leonid Limonov of St.

Posted on 03/03/2014 by Maggie Haslam

Over 260 community stakeholders met at the University of Maryland last month to forge a roadmap for creating vibrant, sustainable neighborhoods along the Purple Line, MTA’s proposed light rail system that will connect Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties.

Posted on 04/03/2014 by Maggie Haslam

Partnership for Action Learning in Sustainability puts the University to work for Maryland Communities

Posted on 03/06/2014 by Molly O'Connell

Minnesota Commissioner Peter McLaughlin, the driving force behind the successful Twin Cities light rail system, will headline an impressive roster of speakers for the Purple Line Corridor Coalition’s (PLCC) upcoming workshop, “Beyond the Tracks: Community Development in the Purple Line Corridor.”


Posted on 03/06/2014 by Molly O'Connell

The School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation's Spring Commencement will take place on Friday, May 23, 2014, at 12:00pm in Dekelboum Concert Hall in the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.

There is no limit on the number of guests attending, and no tickets will be distributed for the School ceremony.

Posted on 03/05/2014 by Christine Hinojosa

Studio Report Envisions a Different Future for Baltimore’s Historic Westside

Posted on 02/06/2014 by Molly O'Connell

Samuel J. LeFrak lecture series celebrates 30 years of examining urban studies and the built environment

Posted on 01/07/2014 by Paul Brown, III
Oct 31, 2013
12:00 PM
ARC 1213

Dr. Wachs will examine the crisis of transportation finance in relation to planning and policy. He will review the current debate as to the role of taxes and tolls as a means to meet the challenges facing our current and future transportation network and infrastructure. The Seminar will provide an additional opportunity to discuss with Dr. Wachs the issues raised during his lecture.

Posted on 01/08/2014 by Paul Brown, III