Building community: How urban planning, design impact cities

The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy hosted a special series of panel discussion talks this Wednesday with several professionals and professors within spatial planning and urban design. The panel discussion, called “Designing Value — The Impact of Design,” focused on how design aesthetics blend together or clash with the needs of […]

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Bloustein School undergraduates honored with Chancellor’s Student Leadership awards

Four Bloustein School students were honored at the Chancellor’s Student Leadership Gala on Tuesday, May 1, 2018. The Chancellor’s Student Leadership awards recognize and reward students for their remarkable contributions to the university and community. These are students who consistently demonstrate collaboration, leadership and resourcefulness, have a tremendous passion for Rutgers, and go outside of their normal responsibilities […]

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Healthier Somerset: Culture of health in Bound Brook, South Bound Brook

As a response to the survey, the grant leadership team — American Lung Association of New Jersey; Family and Community Health Sciences of Rutgers Cooperative Extension; Middle-Brook Regional Health Commission; Middle Earth; and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset in Somerville — has begun a new transportation initiative. The transportation action team is working with Walter […]

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Larry Burrows BA ’74 encourages students to ask questions, stay connected

Lawrence B. Burrows BA Urban Planning ’74 visited the Bloustein School to share his story and give career advice to current Bloustein School students. Currently a Senior Planning Fellow at the Bloustein School where he teaches a real estate development class, he received a Master of City Planning (MCP) from the University of Pennsylvania. With […]

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Dean James W. Hughes recognized with APA-NJ Lifetime Achievement Award

On Thursday, January 26, the American Planning Association-New Jersey Chapter presented Bloustein School Dean James W. Hughes with a Lifetime Achievement and Leadership in Planning Award at the annual New Jersey planning conference. The APA-NJ chapter also announced a new planning award recognizing and celebrating his legacy, the James W. Hughes Applied Research Award. “The […]

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Call for Sessions: Help shape the 2017 New Jersey Planning Conference

The deadline to submit is Friday, October 28. The American Planning Association – New Jersey Chapter is pleased to announce our Call for Session Proposals for the 2017 New Jersey Planning Conference which will be held on January 26-27 at the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick.  This two-day event has grown significantly over the past […]

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