MetroGrowth

Urban Fellows Explore How Community Design Impacts Greenhouse Emissions

Greenhouse gas emissions and climate change raise two key issues for the southeast – the effects on our community of a general rise in our temperatures and a change in our water supply, said David D’Onofrio, principal planner with the Center for Livable Communities’ Transportation Access and Mobility Division at the more »

Leadership Skills Take Center Stage In Workshop

Georgia State University College of Law will hold a leadership workshop for students this spring, starting Tuesday, Feb. 24. The three-part series features Lt. Col. Josh Brooks, chair of the Department of Military Science and Leadership.

The series kicks off with an Overview of Leadership Frameworks at noon Tuesday, Feb. 24. Brooks will work… more »

Wolf Presents on Integrated, Sequenced Curriculum In Turkey

In November, Professor Leslie E. Wolf participated in the Second International Congress on Legal Education at Hacettepe University in Ankara, Turkey. Wolf was part of an international panel regarding law school curriculum and spoke about the Georgia State Law’s Health Law Certificate as a way to prepare students as professionals through… more »

Lessons from Disasters: Laws Can Impede Cities, States from Bouncing Back

When the ice storms hit metro Atlanta last winter, the entire area froze to a standstill. Under an icy coating of less than three inches of snow, thousands were stranded along interstates, hundreds sheltered overnight in stores and offices, and dozens of children slept at schools.

When Assistant Professor John T. Marshall experienced the Atlanta… more »

Rowberry: Steps to Protecting Cultural Heritage from Disaster

If a major metropolitan area such as downtown Atlanta suddenly got hit with a natural disaster like the tornado that whipped through the city in 2008, would cities be able to recreate or remember cultural heritage, such as historical buildings, artifacts and other relics of the past?

“Cultural heritage around the world faces numerous disasters… more »

Rowberry, Marshall Tackle Urban Resiliency in Idaho Law Review

John T. Marshall and Ryan Rowberry, assistant professors of law,  published an article, “Urban Wreckage and Resiliency: Articulating a Practical Framework for Preserving, Reconstructing, and Building Cities” in the Idaho Law Review’s special edition on resilient cities.

In the article, Rowberry and Marshall call for the… more »

Professors Present at Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute

Juergensmeyer, Marshall Explain Rationale for Need-Based Permitting

Professors Julian Juergensmeyer and John T. Marshall presented Can Government Prevent the Next Bust? The Rationale for Need-Based Permitting, focusing on the ways that local government officials and staff can effectively check potentially unsound development projects at the Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute in Denver in March.

more »

Study Space Barcelona Tackles Affordable Housing and Homelessness

 

The Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth tackled the issue of affordable housing and homelessness during the seventh Study Space in Barcelona, Spain. The program is a weeklong intensive workshop for scholars, government representatives and private sector professionals.

Participants explored Barcelona and discussed affordable housing and homelessness in the city whose homeless population… more »

Urban Fellows Program Inspires Graduate Students

Urban Fellows Jill Skinner (J.D./M.C.R.P. ’14), Emily McClendon (J.D. ’15), James E. Flynn (J.D. ’13) and Clint Tankersley (J.D. ’16) accomplished incredible goals this past year in publishing, academia and competition.

Jill Skinner (J.D./M.C.R.P. ’14) is a published author for her contribution to Zoning and Land Use Law In Georgia as a research… more »

 
Current students tour the with a prospective student. # via @GeorgiaStateLaw 17 hours ago