“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. Continue Reading 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. Continue Reading 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. Continue Reading Village at USC: Good for the University and Los Angeles