Merritt Community Capital has generously funded two scholarships of $5,500 each for Urban Studies and Planning majors to cover fees and other expenses associated with student education at San Francisco State during the 2009-2010 academic year. The deadline to submit your completed application is no later than Wednesday, May 6 by 4pm at HSS 263. Application form.
Spring 2009 Alumni Brown Bag Talk; Tuesday April 21, 2009 (12:15--1:30pm) John Rahaim, "Planning on Planet San Francisco" Director of Planning, San Francisco Planning Department, At the downtown campus, 835 Market Street, Room 516
Information session for DUSP students on opportunities to study abroad. This presentation will be given My Yarabinec and David Wick from the Office of International Programs (OIP); Tuesday, February 17, at 4:00pm (HSS 268).
Spring 2009 first day of instruction is Monday, January 26th.
Department of Urban Studies and Planning and the Office of International Programs have partnered and hosted 20 selected Korean students from the University of Seoul this winter (Jan. 5-21, 2009). Faculty from Urban Studies and Planning, Geography, and Public Administration delivered lectures and field trips on urban studies and planning topics.
External organizations are invited to submit a proposal for possible course adoption in our Urban Studies and Planning Senior Seminar class in spring 09. RFP 2009.
Fall 2008 Alumni Brown Bag Talk; December 11 (12:15--1:30pm)
"The High Cost of Low Income Housing: New Affordable Housing Developments in San Francisco" by James Buckley, President, Citizens Housing Corporation.
At the downtown campus, 835 Market Street, Room 516
The Spring 2009 Class Schedule DUSP student Eugene Waddell wins the 2008 Richard G. Munsell California Planning Roundtable Scholarship ($2,000). This scholarship is sponsored in honor of Richard G. Munsell by the California Planning Roundtable for students interested in public planning in California.
Study Abroad opportunities for Urban Studies and Planning students.
Students planning to take URBS 680 Senior Seminar in the spring are invited to attend an informational meeting Wednesday, Nov 19 from 3-4 pm in HSS 317.
Professor Richard LeGates, Ashok Das, and Ayse Pamuk gave research presentations at the joint Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning and European Schools of Planning (ACSP-AESOP) conference in Chicago (July 6-11, 2008).
Open House at UC Berkeley for Department of City and Regional Planning
(DCRP) Graduate Program Applicants -- Monday, Oct. 13, 2008. RSVP required.
BSS Dean's Undergraduate Scholarship Award Application deadline: Oct. 27, 2008. Application Information
In Fall of 2008, the Urban Studies Program was instituted by San Francisco State University as a Department in the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences. Also as of Fall 2008, "Planning" was added to the title. The academic unit is now officially "Department of Urban Studies and Planning."