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  • Undergraduate Minor — UNC Department of City & Regional Planning
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    Original URL path: http://planning.unc.edu/academics/undergraduate-minor/undergraduate-minor/sendto_form (2015-06-03)
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  • Gavin Smith — UNC Department of City & Regional Planning
    planning technology applications the social implications of hazards and disasters environmental hazards management law and policy public health business and economics The Coastal Hazards Center research focus areas include hazard modeling engineering human behavior and land use planning Dr Smith is currently engaged in planning related research within the center focused on a national evaluation of local and state hazard mitigation plans as well as the study of disaster recovery plans and policies Dr Smith is an Associate Research Professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Last year Dr Smith completed the text Planning for Post Disaster Recovery A Review of the United States Disaster Assistance Framework Island Press 2012 Dr Smith is currently serving as the co editor of the text Climate Change Adaptation Lessons from Hazards Management Planning Springer 2013 Additional activities include advising nations states communities and federal agencies on hazard mitigation and disaster recovery related topics Recent examples include working with the U S State Department to discuss the connectivity between climate change adaptation and disaster management in Hong Kong and the Philippines assisting the State of Vermont following Hurricane Irene and advising FEMA as they develop rules to implement the new National Disaster Recovery Framework Following Hurricane Katrina Dr Smith worked in the Mississippi Office of the Governor serving as the Director of the Office of Recovery and Renewal In this role he and his staff focused on four primary tasks the identification of federal corporate non profit and foundation financial assistance the provision of education outreach and training to local governments and state agencies providing counsel to the Governor his staff and state agency officials regarding disaster recovery policy issues and the implementation of the Governor s Commission Report After Katrina Building Back

    Original URL path: http://planning.unc.edu/people/faculty/gavinsmith (2015-06-03)
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  • PLAN 590 — UNC Department of City & Regional Planning
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  • Course Listing — UNC Department of City & Regional Planning
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  • GIS/Library Resources — UNC Department of City & Regional Planning
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  • New Publication: Adapting to Climate Change — UNC Department of City & Regional Planning
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    Original URL path: http://planning.unc.edu/adapting-climate-change/sendto_form (2015-06-03)
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  • Grow your own way — UNC Department of City & Regional Planning
    in current section Text Increase font size Decrease font size Info Send this page to someone Fill in the email address of your friend and we will send an email that contains a link to this page Address info Send to Required The e mail address to send this link to From Required Your email address Comment A comment about this link The Department of City and Regional Planning New

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  • Nichola Lowe — UNC Department of City & Regional Planning
    depth case studies of both traditional manufacturing and knowledge based industries For a recent project on life sciences she examined the early origins of the U S biotechnology industry and the influence that municipal level biosafety ordinances played in the intensity of regional entrepreneurship She has also studied North Carolina s life science workforce development initiative and specifically the state s novel efforts to influence local hiring practices so as to create jobs in biopharmaceuticals for displaced textile tobacco processing and microelectronics workers This study examines the mediating role of the state s community college system and increasing use of a sectoral based strategy for encouraging greater skills transference between the state s traditional and emerging industrial base Building on the theme of skills transference she is currently conducting research on North Carolina s urban construction industry in order to examine processes of skill recognition and formation among recent Mexican immigrants This project focuses on the experiences of less educated immigrants and specifically the processes that enable them to reveal and defend their existing though less visible skill sets and talents She is also interested in the role that regional labor market institutions play in initially discouraging employers from recognizing or taking full advantage of these skills and the policy implications of this dynamic She has worked as a consultant for the International Labour Organization Inter American Development Bank Bank of the Northeast Brazil and Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Trade She received her Ph D in Economic Development from MIT in 2003 Selected Publications Lowe Nichola From Skills Mismatch to Reinterpretation Challenges and Solutions to Manufacturing Worker Retention and Recruitment In J Bryson J Clark and V Vanchan eds Handbook of Manufacturing Industries in the World Economy Forthcoming Lowe Nichola Beyond the Deal Using Industrial Recruitment as a Strategic Tool for Manufacturing Development Economic Development Quarterly Forthcoming Iskander Natasha and Nichola Lowe alphabetical 2013 Building Job Quality from the Inside Out Mexican Immigrants Skills and Jobs in the Construction Industry Industrial and Labor Relations Review 66 4 Lowe Nichola Harvey Goldstein and Mary Donegan 2011 Patchwork Intermediation Regional Challenges and Opportunities for Sector Based Workforce Development Economic Development Quarterly 25 2 158 171 Lowe Nichola 2010 Responding to Diversity Workforce Intermediation in a Transitioning Regional Economy Environment and Planning C 48 4 696 713 Goldstein Harvey Nichola Lowe and Mary Donegan 2010 Transitioning to the New Economy Individual Institutional and Regional Factors in Explaining Outcomes of Retraining Programs Regional Studies September published on line Iskander Natasha and Nichola Lowe alphabetical 2010 Hidden Talent Tacit Skill Formation and Labor Market Incorporation of Mexican Immigrant Workers in the United States Journal of Planning Education and Research 30 2 132 146 Lowe Nichola Jacqueline Hagan and Natasha Iskander 2010 Revealing Talent Informal Skills Intermediation as an Emergent Pathway for Immigrant Labor Market Incorporation Environment and Planning A 42 1 205 222 Iskander Natasha Nichola Lowe and Christine Riordan 2010 The Rise and Fall of a Micro Learning Region Mexican Immigrants and

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