Nichola Lowe Named Interim Director of CURS

May 20, 2019

On June 30, 2019, longtime Center for Urban and Regional Studies (CURS) Director Bill Rohe will step down from his CURS leadership role as he moves into phased retirement. Senior Associate Dean for Social Sciences and Global Programs Rudi Colloredo-Mansfeld … Continued

Recognized as a Nancy Weiss Malkiel Scholar

May 14, 2019

Carolina Planning Assistant Professor Danielle Spurlock has been named one of ten Nancy Weiss Malkiel Scholars at the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.  The Malkiel Scholars Award, funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, is given to junior faculty whose … Continued

Student ULI Hines Competition Presentation

May 9, 2019

Every year Carolina Planning students participate in the ULI Hines Competition–the national design competition in which multidisciplinary teams of students propose visionary development programs for a real site in a North American urban core. This semester, a small group of … Continued

Urban Development at UNC-Chapel Hill and Beyond

May 6, 2019

As director of the Program on Chinese Cities, an initiative within UNC-Chapel Hill’s Center for Urban and Regional Studies and Department of City and Regional Planning to study urbanization in China, Yan Song has seen how the evolution of networks … Continued

The Future of Biking Across the United States (test)

May 6, 2019

If you have ever felt compelled to confront the importance of planning in your daily life, try biking on the rumble strip of a highway. The discomfort of being distinctly out of place reveals underlying structures in the way things … Continued

Capstone Poster Social

May 1, 2019

In their final year in the program, students must submit a final project of professional quality on a topic in their area of specialization. This master’s project serves to demonstrate the student’s capabilities in his/her area and his/her readiness for … Continued