Annual #BUCPUA Magazine 2019

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New Student Orientation Welcomes Incoming Class of 2022 Virtually with Show-and-Tell Introductions and Breakout Room Activity

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  On Wednesday, September 2nd, BUCPUA hosted its New Student Orientation session for its Fall 2020 incoming graduate students. Graduate students came together over Zoom to meet each other and to learn more about their program.  The session was hosted by the Director of the City Planning and Urban Affairs program, Dr. More

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9 Highly Recommended Titles to Check Out While Social Distancing 

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  If you’ve found yourself desiring more ways to fill your days while social distancing, or just want to learn more during this time; check out these titles below. These titles were recommended by Boston University’s City Planning and Urban Affairs faculty and alumni. City of Quartz  Author Mike Davis "The hidden story of... More

Urban Studies Capstone Course Holds Panel Discussion With Advisory Board

  On February 11th, the Urban Studies Capstone Class (MET UA 805)  held a panel discussion with the project advisory board for the course.  The discussion included four presentations by Matt Resseger, Eric Halvorsen, Jessica Martinez, and Matt Smith. The presentations discussed research, urban design methods, community engagement, and revitalization programs. ... More

BUCPUA’s Fall 2019 Town Hall — On Vision 2025 and a Growing Program

BUCPUA held their annual town hall Thursday evening, November 7, 2019, where students, faculty, and staff discussed where the program is currently at, goals for the future, and initiatives being taken to reach those goals. Dr. Madhu Dutta-Koehler, Professor of the Practice and Program Director, presented on logistics, concerns, and... More

BUCPUA Hosts an Informative Portfolio and Visual Design Session

On Monday, October 7th, BUCPUA alum David Valecillos (MCP ‘14), Director of Design at North Shore CDC, and BUCPUA alum Rubén Cerón (MCP ‘19), Design and Placemaking Project Manager at North Shore CDC, hosted a lecture on the key aspects of designing a portfolio and presenting visual projects.  Valecillos discussed the... More