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Summer Internship

Summer Internship
MURP students have opportunities to go to China during summer months interning in big Planning and Design firms.

Visiting Scholars - Learning from Each Other

Visiting Scholars - Learning from Each Other
Planners and planning academics from China participate in the program and reflect on their city experiences worldwide.

China Seminars - Forum on urbanization

China Seminars - Forum on urbanization
Weekly seminars during the academic terms, Thursdays at noon we meet at URBN 220.

News

In June 2015, the PSU China Innovations in Urbanization Director Professor Connie Ozawa visited Shanghai.  While in Shanghai, she relaxed with former post-doc Jianhong Ye and his wife, Lin Lin (Stacy) and two children, Professor Chen (Tongji University), Huifu Xu (CAUPD Beijing Visiting Scholar 2010-11), and Professor Hong (Tongji University).   She also gave a presentation on Portland Metro's urban growth boundaries to staff planners at CAUPD Shanghai. Read the full story here

In January 2015, the PSU-China Innovations in Urbanization program hosted a delegation of 22 professionals from the Ministry of Land and Resources from China and organized a three-day workshop on the topic of Portland's urban growth boundary. Read the full story here.

In September 2014, four faculty members from the Urban Studies and Planning program at PSU went to China and held two workshops with our partner institutes, the China Academy of Urban Planning and Design (CAUPD), and the Urban Planning and Design Institute at Shenzhen (UPDIS). Read their story here.

About the Program

The PSU-China Innovations in Urbanization Program is designed to promote dialogue, exchange ideas, and build relationships among researchers and practitioners engaged in improving the livability of urban spaces and the building of tomorrow's cities while protecting our natural resources. Through partnerships with the Chinese Academy of Urban Planning and Design (CAUPD), the International Sustainable Development Foundation (ISDF), the Beijing Institute of City Planning (BICP), and the Energy Foundation, we work together to identify innovations that will move us all toward a more sustainable future.

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