Profs. Julian Juergensmeyer and Karen Johnston will be leading a spring break study abroad trip to Rio de Janeiro and Curitiba, Brazil March 16-23, 2019. This program will focus on land use planning, sustainable and equitable development, growth management and environmental law and policy. Students will begin the week in Rio de Janeiro, the second… more »
Georgia State University College of Law’s Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth awarded certificates to twenty nine Urban Fellows for successfully completing the program this year.
Urban Fellows students are selected through a competitive application process to participate in the year-long program. Students are selected based on a clear interest in urban issues… more »
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 »