URPL alumna Heather Stouder (MS '04) has been appointed Director of the City of Madison Planning Division by Mayor Paul Soglin. Congratulations, Heather! News story here.
The American Planning Association (APA), in partnership with the American Public Health Association (APHA), have awarded the Capital Region Healthy Communities (CRHC) coalition, of which URPL is a member, a Plan4Health Grant. Press release here.
URPL Alum Michael Rodriguez, AICP, is a PhD student at George Washington University, co-authored a new report with Chris Leinberger that shows the importance of walkable urban places. For the full list of city rankings and to download the report, visit http://www.smartgrowthamerica.org/foot-traffic-ahead-2016.
Read more about these and previous news stories here.