Meet Our Faculty: 2017-2018 Update from Avis Vidal

 Professor Avis Vidal spent the last academic year as a Resident Scholar in the WSU Humanities Center, where she continued her on-going research on the revitalization of Midtown and Downtown Detroit. Her interim findings from that research were well-received at last year’s Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning conference in Denver, CO (where she also helped a former student celebrate a "major milestone" birthday), and she expects to present the final results of this research at the spring Urban Affairs Association conference in Los Angeles, CA. The highlight of her year was attending the 35th reunion of the first Master of City Planning graduating class she worked with throughout their program: first semester statistics through their final Master’s project. Prof Vidal was pleasured to see the full lives they have built, and to rejoice that they remain as committed, optimistic, and fun as they were when they were students. This fall is Prof Vidal’s first semester of phased retirement; she will spend up to three years teaching part-time and figuring out what journey

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Meet Our Faculty: 2017-2018 Update from Avis Vidal 1/29/2019
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