“What’s up, doc?” Just about everyone knows this as popular cartoon character Bugs Bunny’s catchphrase. It is also what a few people have jokingly said to me after learning that I hold a doctorate in planning. [Read more…] about What’s Up, Doc in Planning?
University of Southern California
In his book The Skillful Teacher (2006), Dr. Stephen D. Brookfield states: “Teaching is about making some kind of dent in the world so that the world is different than it was before you practiced your craft. [Read more…] about Teaching Planning and Policy: a First-Timer’s Perspective
As a planner and a former resident of the North University Park area, I have been very excited about the Village at USC since the proposal was first made public a couple of years ago. After all, this is a large-scale project that would replace University Village, a declining shopping center across from campus, with a brand new attractive mixed-use development consisting of retail/commercial uses, student and faculty housing, a hotel and conference center, and other related amenities. [Read more…] about Village at USC: Good for the University and Los Angeles