Projections 12: New Approaches to Law and Planning

Student Editor: Karthik Rao-Cavale (, PhD Candidate, MIT/DUSP

Faculty Advisor: Balakrishnan Rajagopal (, Associate Professor of Law and Development, MIT/DUSP

Calestous Juma on the Africa Ebola Outbreak: How do we prevent it?

DUSP MLK Visiting Professor Calestous Juma has written an opinion piece for Aljazeera on  "The Africa Ebola outbreak: How do we prevent it?"  The article argues that outbreak has exposed Africa's poor infrastructure, limited health research and inadequate scientific adviceee; see to read more.

Medellin Practicum Publishes Final Report & Exhibits Planning Proposals

On August 21, final planning proposals from the Medellin Practicum were presented to community members and city planners in an exhibition titled "Comuna 8, a varias manos / Comuna 8, by several hands."