The Urban Fellows Program is an initiative of the College of Law’s Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth. Top graduate students are selected from across Georgia State University and Georgia Institute of Technology’s School of City and Regional Planning to study and discuss issues related to urban growth with… more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Julian C. Juergensmeyer, Ben F. Johnson Jr. Chair in Law and director of Georgia State University College of Law’s Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth, embarks on 50 years of teaching law this month.
“Julian’s track record is inspirational,” says… more »
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 »
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.
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 »