SEED Wayne founder Kami Pothukuchi receives Ford C3 Legacy Award
Posted Fri, 10/27/2017
Author Kami Pothukuchi
  October 26, 2017. At an event to celebrate the tenth anniversary of Ford Motor Company's College Community Challenge (C3) grant program, SEED Wayne and founder Kami Pothukuchi were recognized with a Ford C3 Legacy Award.
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MUP students present capstone to Focus: Hope
Posted Sat, 8/26/2017
  The report is intended to leverage Focus: Hope's recent Eco-D designation and the City's proposed ICG toward the goal of creating a vibrant, equitable, and sustainable community, today and for generations to come.
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Science Hall greenhouse gets new life with help of MUP students
Posted Fri, 5/12/2017
  On top of Wayne State's Science Hall is a greenhouse that had not been used for about 10 years. That greenhouse is now home to the Biodiversity Network. A new student organization that includes MUP student reclaimed the space.
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MUP alumni and student named Knight Cities Challenge finalists
Posted Tue, 3/21/2017
Author Rayman Mohamed
  What's your best idea to make cities more successful? From a pool of more than 4,500 applicants, MUP alumni Greg Mangan and Martha Potere provided answers that put them among only 144 finalists.
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MUP student, Moe Ayoub, wins planning prize
Posted Tue, 9/27/2016
  MUP student, Moe Ayoub, was recently selected as the recipient of the Michigan Association of Planning's Memorial Scholarship.
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New Course on Sustainable Cities!
Posted Tue, 8/2/2016
  DUSP is pleased to announce a new exciting class, Sustainable Cities!!
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SEED Wayne Fellowship Student Spotlight - Jared Talaga
Posted Mon, 7/11/2016
Author Jackie Palmer
 
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MUP alum featured in Free Press story about challenges facing millennials
Posted Wed, 6/15/2016
  Like all millennials, Martha Potere, 32, a former Peace Corps volunteer now working as an urban planner for a neighborhood group in Detroit, remains a long way from retirement but not long enough not to fret about it.
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Link www.freep.com/story/money/business/michigan/2016/06/12/millennials-detroit-economy-workforce-pensions-starbucks-ge-upjohn-pollak/85546314/
 
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SEED Wayne Fellowship in Community Food Systems Planning - Student Spotlight
Posted Thu, 6/9/2016
Author Jackie Palmer
  Four students from across campus are on their way to completing the SEED Wayne Fellowship at the end of this summer. Four others have started the journey over the winter and spring-summer semesters.
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2016 WSU Farmers Market opens June 1
Posted Thu, 5/26/2016
 
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DUSP alum comments on development in Manhattan
Posted Tue, 5/24/2016
  DUSP Alumnus George M. Janes was quoted in the New York Times addressing how developers in New York City use narrow lots to circumvent zoning regulations.
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Link www.nytimes.com/2016/05/23/nyregion/4-foot-wide-lot-carved-out-by-developers-causes-big-stir-in-manhattan.html?_r=0
 
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New overtime pay rules will have 'significant impact' on economy
Posted Wed, 5/18/2016
  The new rules on overtime pay for eligible workers announced yesterday by President Barack Obama will have a major impact on the economy, according to labor expert, Marick Masters.
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Link www.wpr.org/labor-expert-new-overtime-pay-rules-will-have-significant-impact-economy
 
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MUP Student Wins Planning App Award
Posted Tue, 5/10/2016
  MUP student Jared Talaga wins award for proposing an app that would allow those with different mobility abilities to understand ADA regulations and rate a building's level of accessibility.
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SEED Wayne to participate at WSU Earth Day event
Posted Tue, 4/12/2016
  Join SEED Wayne and the Office of Campus Sustainability at an event to honor Earth Day, Thursday, April 21, noon-1 pm, Bernath Auditorium Foyer. The event will showcase sustainability accomplishments on campus and efforts by student groups.
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Link events.wayne.edu/2016/04/21/earth-day-65653/
 
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Dr. George Galster receives prestigious award in urban affairs
Posted Wed, 3/30/2016
  The Urban Affairs Association (UAA), the international professional association for urban scholars, researchers and public service professionals has awarded Dr. George Galster the 2016 Contribution to the Field of Urban Affairs Award!
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Professor Galster wins 2016 Contribution to the Field of Urban Affairs Award
Posted Tue, 3/29/2016
  We are delighted to share news of the latest honor that was bestowed by the Urban Affairs Association, on Dr. George Galster, Clarence Hilberry Chair of Urban Affairs. Professor Galster was awarded the second ever Contribution to the Field of Urban A
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Professor Emeritus, Gary Sands and Alums Write about Detroit
Posted Mon, 2/22/2016
  Professor Emeritus, Gary Sands gave a talk last year at a housing conference in Liverpool, UK, about the Detroit housing market. An outcome of the conference was an edited book, "Housing the Future," which includes pieces from 4 MUP alums.
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What do our students do?
Posted Wed, 2/17/2016
  Meet MUP candidate Justin Lyons who just accepted a position with the City of Ferndale.
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Former Professors: Get back to basics to rebuild cities
Posted Sat, 12/5/2015
  Dr. Gary Sands, DUSP Professor Emeritus, and Dr. Laura Reese, former DUSP Professor, now at MSU, say that cities should focus on the basics if they wish to redevelop.
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Professor Mohamed talks about his M-1 research
Posted Fri, 12/4/2015
  Professor Rayman Mohamed was recently interviewed by WDET on his research into the impacts of the M-1 Rail coming to Detroit.
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Link wdet.org/posts/2015/12/17/82141-m1-rail-and-associated-health-risks-or-benefits/
 
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