The Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth is now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 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 Tech’s School… more »
The Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth has a new brochure, providing an updated look at all of the Center’s programming. Learn more about our professional development opportunities and student programming by viewing our new brochure.
Transforming Marseille: Balancing Urban Redevelopment, Economic Growth, Social Equity and Environmental Protection in the Building of Metropolitan Area Recent Programs Inclusive and Sustainable Rio: Cultural Diversity, Property and the Environment (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2010) Planning for Disaster: Place, Population, Culture and the Environment (Istanbul, 2013) Beyond Affordable Housing: An Interdisciplinary Multinational Approach to Adequate Housing… more »
Georgia State Law seeks two to three students to participate in the Jeffrey G. Miller National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition at Pace University in White Plains, New York, on Feb. 23-25.
A team must be selected by Monday, Sept. 26. The problem statement will be distributed on Friday, Sept. 30, with teams having until… more »
The Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth at Georgia State University College of Law celebrated the launch of How Cities Will Save the World: Urban Innovation in the Face of Population Flows, Climate Change and Economic Inequality, co-edited by John Travis Marshall, assistant professor of law on Sept. 8.
International Perspectives on Urban Law & Policy
Part of the International Perspectives on Urban Law & Policy course, this program allows graduate students to experience first-hand how metropolitan areas tackle urban issues. This spring break study-abroad program in Barcelona, Spain, will focus on urban growth and land use planning and its… more »
Georgia State Law’s Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth will host a book reading, discussion and reception from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, in the Knowles Conference Center to celebrate the launch of assistant professor John Travis Marshall’s book, “How Cities Will Save the World: Urban Innovation in the… more »
Land Use, Environment and Public Health Fundamentals of American Planning Law Date: Monday-Friday, Oct. 10-14 Location: Georgia State University College of Law, 85 Park Place NE, Atlanta
Learn more about urban planning, land use law, environmental law and public health law in the United States during the weeklong Fundamentals in American Planning Law workshop. Through lectures… more »
Cities can prepare for hurricane season by reforming shortsighted and outdated laws
The 2016 Atlantic hurricane season begins June 1, and the public awareness campaign is fueling speculation. How many “named” storms will there be before the season ends on Nov. 1? Will any of them strike the United States? If they do,… 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 »