Environmental and land-use law attorneys must understand how to work collaboratively with professionals from other fields such as planners, engineers, developers and government officials. And, they must understand how to work with the affected communities. Through the LL.M. with a concentration in environmental and land-use law, students will be prepared for practice in… more »
Apply now for a two-year fellowship starting in September 2018 with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Yale University. The environmental law fellow will spend one year practicing environmental law and policy advocacy with NRDC, and one year helping to support environmental law clinics at Yale. The deadline to apply is October 12, 2017. … more »
Georgia State University College of Law’s Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth welcomes 30 new Urban Fellows to its interdisciplinary program for 2017-2018. This year’s students come from across Georgia State University and Georgia Institute of Technology’s School of City and Regional Planning.
“The Atlanta metropolitan… more »
When Underground Atlanta was redeveloped in the late 80s, the focus was on creating a destination that centered on retail, restaurants, and public space. While that model worked for many years, it no longer works today.
On August 23rd, Kristi Rooks presented “Creating a Destination at Underground Atlanta” to the Urban Fellows students. Rooks is… more »
The Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth seeks submissions for the second edition of the Journal of Comparative Urban Law and Policy. Submissions that align with the international and comparative focus of the journal in the following areas will be considered: land use; equitable and sustainable development; taxation and… more »
The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan professional organization that provides training, information, and networking opportunities to 9,000 environmental professionals in 65 countries. The Association’s goals are to strengthen the environmental profession, expand scientific and technological responses to environmental concerns, and assist professionals in critical environmental decision making to benefit… more »
The Planning and Law Division of the American Planning Association seeks applications from planning students and law students for the 2017-18 Daniel J. Curtin Jr. Fellowship. One fellowship with a stipend of $2,500 is awarded per academic year, which includes a $1,500 award and a $1,000 stipend to attend the APA’s National Planning Conference. Submissions are… more »
The Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth is now accepting applications for the 2017-18 Urban Fellows Program. Applications will be due on April 3, 2017 and the program will begin in August 2017. All law students and graduate students across Georgia State University and Georgia Institute of… more »
The Spring 2017 Urban Fellows lecture series, featuring experts from around the world as well as locally, has started. The program provides graduate students with an opportunity to enrich their studies through discussions with experts in environmental, land use, and urban issues through a special lecture series.
The first lecture, on Jan. 25,… more »
Georgia State Law’s Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth continues to grow the number of Urban Fellows alumni, graduating sixteen students ready to make our cities better places to live and work.
“I really enjoyed the Urban Fellows Program because it provided countless opportunities to meet, learn from, and network with local professionals… more »