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The latest research news and announcements from the Department of Urban Planning and Public Policy

Check out the inaugural issue of our School’s magazine, Embark, marking Social Ecology's 25 years as a school, and looking ahead to the next 25.

Mengdi Li, second-year MURP student, received the American Planning Association - Orange Section (OC-APA) Student Award for her Capstone Project Professional Report on urban heat island effects. She was honored at the OC-APA’s annual awards event on May 23, 2018 in Irvine.

Trajectories of Conflict and Peace, Scott Bollens

In Jerusalem and Belfast, peace is elusive. And achieving it will take more than national-level treaties, says Scott Bollens, professor of urban planning and public policy, and author of a new book on conflict in the two cities.