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Lowe Named CURS Interim Director

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

Alumnus Jay Chatterjee (’61 MRP) Returns

May 13, 2019

Recently ’61 DCRP alumnus Jay Chatterjee returned to Carolina Planning to give a talk and meet with our students.  During his stay, students were fortunate to hear his feedback on their ULI Hines Competition presentation. The ULI Hines, is a … Read more

Student ULI Hines Competition

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 … Read more

Urban Development Networks

May 6, 2019

How the evolution of urban networks has impacted city design as well as the natural environment.

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 … Read more

Carolina Transportation Students Awarded Eisenhower Fellowships

March 12, 2019

Three UNC-Chapel Hill Department of City and Regional Planning students were awarded the 2018 Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship through the U.S. DOT’s Federal Highway Administration. This prestigious grant enables the brightest minds in the sector to pursue innovative changes … Read more