News Archive


Khaliff Davis (MCRP '15) Explores Links Between Tactical Urbanism and Community Development in his Option Paper

December 9, 2016

Khaliff Davis remembers his time at Georgia Tech, and the research he completed as a planning graduate student.

Tech Gets Gold for Bike Friendliness

November 30, 2016

The award, announced November 29, is a promotion from Tech’s designation as a Silver level BFU in 2012.


Elizabeth Hollister (MCRP '15) Discusses Her Time at Tech and Life After Grad School

November 29, 2016

School of City & Regional Planning alumna Elizabeth Hollister answers questions about her option paper, time here at Georgia Tech, and what she's doing now. 

A New Center Sets Sights on a Healthier Future for Nation’s Children

November 22, 2016

Georgia Tech, University of California San Diego, Johns Hopkins, and North Carolina State University have teamed up to launch the Physical Activity Research Center (PARC), a new type of collaboration that aims to improve the health of our nation’s youth through physical activity.

Perry Yang Appointed Covestro (Bayer Material Science) Chair Professor at UNEP-Tongji University

November 21, 2016

Georgia Tech Associate Professor Perry Yang has been appointed the Convestro (formerly Bayer Material Science) Chair Professor for the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) – Tongji University.

City & Regional Planning Ph.D. Assistantship Opportunities

November 14, 2016

The School of City & Regional Planning invites applicants for our open Ph.D. assistantship positions.

Nancey Green Leigh Receives Grant to Study the U.S. Robotics Industry and Economic Impacts

October 17, 2016

Nancey Green Leigh is the principal investigator of a new $784,887 grant from the NSF National Robotics Initiative to study the U.S. robotics industry and the economic impacts of robotics technology.

AMAC and CATEA Research Centers Celebrate Milestones

October 11, 2016

As AMAC celebrates 10 years of service, CATEA celebrates its move to be closer to its sister center.

Midtown Atlanta Named One of 15 Great Places in America by the American Planning Association

October 3, 2016

The American Planning Association (APA) named Midtown Atlanta in Atlanta, Georgia, as one of their five Great Neighborhoods.

Shelley Price (MCRP '16) Discusses Her Research and Time at Georgia Tech

September 28, 2016

School of City & Regional Planning alumna Shelley Price answers some questions about her option paper and time at Georgia Tech.

What Should Our Cities Look Like in 2030?

May 19, 2016

School Chair Bruce Stiftel writes about the “New Urban Agenda”, which will be discussed in October at the Habitat III U.N. Conference.

Jack Cebe (MCRP + CEE Class of ’17) Receives Eno Fellowship and Places 3rd in APA Student Paper Competition

March 22, 2016

Planning + CEE student Jack Cebe learns he has been selected as an Eno Fellow just after one of his papers received 3rd place in the annual APA Student Paper Competition.

College Team Among Four Finalists in 2016 ULI Hines Urban Design Competition; Second Team Nabs Honorable Mention

March 8, 2016

Two Georgia Tech teams are among the top 13 in this year's Urban Land Institute Gerald Hines Urban Design Competition.

PhD Funding Opportunities in the School of City & Regional Planning

December 7, 2015

The School of City and Regional Planning (SCaRP) at the Georgia Institute of Technology is accepting applications for four new PhD assistantship positions commencing in the Fall of 2016.

Georgia Tech Seeks Applicants for Assistant Professor of International Development

October 15, 2015

Georgia Tech invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship with an expected start date of August 2016, as a joint appointment between the School of City and Regional Planning and the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs.

The Georgia Tech CGIS Welcomes New Graduate Research Assistants for Fall 2015

October 6, 2015

The Georgia Tech Center for Geographic Information Systems welcomes three new graduate research assistants this semester. Heonyeong Lee, Caroline Burnette, and Yunkyung Choi each bring different strengths and varied background to CGIS.

CGIS Moves Into Newly Renovated Space in Tech Square

October 1, 2015

After almost two years of being housed in temporary facilities, The Georgia Tech Center for Geographic Information Systems (CGIS) has moved into a newly remodeled space on the second floor of 760 Spring Street.


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