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We are offering the country’s first course focused on the process of restructuring an urban environment with Detroit’s unique economy, geography and culture.

U P 5650 - Metropolitan DETROIT: Metropolis in Transition


We are offering the country’s first course focused on the process of restructuring an urban environment with Detroit’s unique economy, geography and culture.

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Five teams of graduate students from the Local Economic Development class in the Master of Urban Planning Program presented preliminary findings from their class projects at the Detroit Regional Chamber

MUP Students Present at Detroit Policy Conference


Five teams of graduate students from the Local Economic Development class in the Master of Urban Planning Program presented preliminary findings from their class projects at the Detroit Regional Chamber's "Detroit Policy Conference", February 28, 2013.

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Please visit the DWP website and click on the engagement tab to participate in the city

Detroit Works Project


Please visit the DWP website and click on the engagement tab to participate in the city's long term strategic planning activities.

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Associate Professor Kami Pothukuchi is one of three recipients of the Dr. Arthur L. Johnson Community Leadership Award.  She is the founding director of SEED Wayne, a campus-community collaborative dedicated to building sustainable food systems in Detroit

Urban Planning Professor Receives 2013 Dr. Arthur L. Johnson Community Leadership Award


Associate Professor Kami Pothukuchi is one of three recipients of the Dr. Arthur L. Johnson Community Leadership Award. She is the founding director of SEED Wayne, a campus-community collaborative dedicated to building sustainable food systems in Detroit

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Watch the first video in our Faculty Research Series.  Chair Robin Boyle interviews Professor George Galster about his new book, Driving Detroit: The Quest for Respect in the Motor City.

DUSP Conversations


Watch the first video in our Faculty Research Series. Chair Robin Boyle interviews Professor George Galster about his new book, Driving Detroit: The Quest for Respect in the Motor City.

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The Department of Urban Studies and Planning offers a range of degree programs and courses that are at the forefront of WSU’s urban mission. The undergraduate degree in Urban Studies places an emphasis on building a firm theoretical and practical understanding of cities and communities across the globe. The Master of Urban Planning degree, recently rated as one of the leading programs in the nation, offers a challenging curriculum focusing on the condition, problems, and opportunities in urban America.

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Robin Boyle, Professor & Chair
Urban Studies & Planning
656 W. Kirby
3198 Faculty Admin Building

Detroit, MI 48202
Phone: (313) 577-2701
Fax: (313) 577-0022
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Email: DUSP@wayne.edu