DUSP/MIT Ranked #1 (Again!)

According to the latest edition of the Planetizen Guide to Graduate Urban Planning Programs, DUSP/MIT is the top planning program in North America.  Since 2007, Planetizen's Guide has included rankings, and DUSP has consistently been listed as #1.  This year, the University of California--Berkeley and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign round out the top three.

Calestous Juma Awarded Lifetime Africa Achievement Prize

Calestous Juma, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Visiting Professor at MIT, received a LAAP Prize (Lifetime Africa Achievement Prize) for his leadership in socio-economic development in Africa. The award will be presented to Juma in Nigeria on October 10, 2014, by the Millennium Excellence Foundation.

Two Book Awards from IPHS

Books written by DUSP faculty have won two different awards from the International Planning History Society.

Play the LA River: 51 Miles and 51 Weeks of Play

Play the LA River is the launch project of Project 51, a collective of artists, designers, urban planners, writers, and educators (including DUSP MCP ’10 and current PhD student, John Arroyo, who is one of six co-founders).

MIT Science Impact Collaborative Fall Update

Interested in learning more about the Science Impact Collaborative? Please take a look at the newly released PDF detailing the current projects and research interests of the Science Impact Collaborative.