Metro Growth

Hayasaka, Johnston (J.D. ’08) Receive Staff Development Awards

Cassie Hayasaka, administrative specialist, and Karen Marie Johnston (J.D. ’08), assistant director of the Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth, are among the first recipients of a Georgia State University Staff Training and Development Fund award.  The Staff… more »

Health Care Meets the Environment: A Symposium on Pharmaceutical Waste Management

Rescheduled: Friday, Sept. 19

Population growth including an aging population, preventative medicine, and improved treatment options have all contributed to an increase in the use of prescription and over-the-counter medication. While the benefits of these drugs cannot be overstated, their use does have environmental consequences. In anticipation of the December 2014 release of EPA’s proposed… more »

J.D./M.C.R.P. Program

Posted On November 25, 2013

The Metro Growth Center’s dual degree program allows graduate students the opportunity to simultaneously earn a juris doctorate from Georgia State University and a master of city and regional planning degree from Georgia Institute of Technology.

The J.D./M.C.R.P. provides students a broader educational experience, preparing them to deal effectively with the inter-related planning and legal… more »

Certificate in Environmental and Land Use Law

Posted On November 25, 2013

Environmental and Land Use Law is an exciting field of practice. Attorneys who practice in this area often say what they enjoy most about their jobs is the interdisciplinary nature of their work and the fact that no two days are the same. Whether you are interested in working in a private law firm, government… more »

Urban Law and Policy Paper Series

Posted On November 25, 2013

Welcome to the Urban Law and Policy paper series brought to you by Georgia State Law’s Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth.  These papers were carefully selected by Professors Julian Conrad Juergensmeyer, Ryan Rowberry and John Travis Marshall from the Urban Fellows Program and the Growth Management and… more »

Study Space VII: Barcelona

Posted On November 25, 2013

Beyond Affordable Housing: An Interdisciplinary Multinational Approach to Adequate Housing Options Past Programs Panama’s Explosive Urban Growth (La Ciudad de Panama, Panama 2007) Property, the Environment, and Cultural Diversity in Colombia (Bogota, Colombia 2008) Private and Public Lands in the Post-Colonial North American West (Denver, Colorado 2008) The Use and Control of Space and… more »

International Perspectives Course

Posted On November 21, 2013

Each spring, the Metro Growth Center sponsors International Perspectives on Urban Law and Policy (LAW 7397) in which distinguished scholars from around the world lead small, focused seminars about land-use planning and environmental law in their countries.

The course is typically taught by three visiting professors. It is available to law students and graduate students… more »

Urban Fellows Program

Posted On November 21, 2013

Recent Discussions Revitalizing downtown Atlanta Ponce City Market redevelopment project Formation of cities Historic preservation 101 Transportation Investment Act Tri-state water war update Renewable energy Housing and urban form after the  mortgage crisis

The Urban Fellows Program is an interdisciplinary initiative of the Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth in the College of… more »

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