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  • Urban and Regional Planning >> Admissions
    is tailored to educate students for energy related professional work with governments utilities consulting firms and other organizations A certificate is issued to those students who complete the Energy Analysis and Policy curriculum Students interested in this option should have at least one college level course in biology or chemistry calculus computer programming a short course is sufficient economics physics and politics and government or American history A core of 19 credits of basic planning courses is normally required in the Professional Master s program Three core planning courses are specifically required URPL 741 Introduction to Planning URPL 781 Planning Thought and Practice URPL 912 Planning Workshop Six credits in energy modelling and analytical methods will be substituted for Urb R Pl 721 The department s internship will meet the three credit thesis or internship required in the Energy Analysis and Policy curriculum Details on this program may be obtained by writing to the department or the Institute for Environmental Studies 64 Science Hall Transportation Management and Policy Program The Transportation Management and Policy Program TMP combines studies of environmentally sensitive transportation planning and development with studies of the economic political and social dimensions of transportation development Graduate students who

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  • Urban and Regional Planning >> Admissions
    team of students and staff work closely with agency personnel citizen groups and or private sector representatives on the analysis of a contemporary problem oriented water resource issue Physical biological economic and social aspects of the issue are integrated into the analysis through the use of small teams and group discussion Extensive interviewing and literature review Comprehensive report required on the practicum s findings and management recommendations P Grad standing and cons inst Students must have taken 718 during the Spring Semester 720 Urban Economics also Real Est and Econ 720 I 3 cr Analysis of spatial relationships in the urban economy including urban land labor and housing markets urban transports city governance and finance and regional models Historical and applied focus Interdisciplinary approach emphasizing economics geography and planning P Econ 301 or equiv 721 Methods of Planning Analysis Sem 3 cr Research methods and statistics used in analyzing planning problems conceptualization design and implementation of planning research statistical methods for analyzing data including review of inferential statistics and multiple regression use of demographic economic and linear programming models P Grad st and one course in statistics 731 Introduction to Regional Planning Sem 3 cr Broad coverage of the field of regional planning dealing with basic concepts history influences of the political economic and social environment techniques of analysis and substantive tasks and problems in preparing regional plans P Grad st and cons inst 734 Regional Economic Problem Analysis also Econ Pub Affr 734 Sem 3 cr Development of skills in the economic analysis of regions Examination of major theories of regional economic development with special emphasis on the evolution and amelioration of regional economic problems Selected techniques of regional analysis including economic base multipliers input output models and efficiency assessments are used in the context of setting regional development goals P Grad st 738 Regional Economic Development Policies and Planning Sem 3 cr An analysis and evaluation of public policies to assist in the development of economically lagging regions of the United States Major emphasis on the patterns and types of public investment strategies of federal state and local governments P URPL 734 Econ 542 or cons inst 741 Introduction to Planning Sem 3 cr This course introduces students to the profession and practice of urban and regional planning It reviews the history of planning in the United States and then shifts to a consideration of more recent ideas movements and trends that have shaped contemporary planning practice The institutional and governmental contexts in which planners work and issues planners deal with in practice are examined with an emphasis on the practice of planning at the local government level Students are introduced to regulatory tools such as zoning and subdivision regulations site plan and design review and other tools for complementing plans and shaping development Additional topics include alternative models alternative planning roles and styles and planning and politics Case studies are introduced and guest lectures mostly practicing planners are invited to relate theory and practice and to communicate the challenges of planning in a complex and changing world P Grad st in URPL only 751 Introduction to Financial Planning Sem 3 cr An introduction to the theory and practice of state and local financial planning with emphasis on the functional importance of expenditures special problems in financing city and metropolitan governments intergovernmental fiscal relations and the use of various budgetary techniques as integral parts of the planning process P Grad st or cons inst 752 Capital Improvement Programming and Capital Budgeting Sem 3 cr Principles and procedures for integrating financial planning with policies plans and programs for urban development establishing priorities estimating allocating and rationing of funds and other resources including federal and state grants in aid and relating capital improvement programs to the budgetary process of the governmental units concerned P URPL 751 761 Central City Planning Issues and Approaches Sem 3 cr A dual emphasis 1 Important social economic environmental and fiscal trends affecting larger older American cities critical policy issues confronting central city decision makers and major programmatic responses to these issues 2 How planning is and might be structured and carried out to deal with the issues and problems of older American cities P Grad st 771 Development Planning and Administration also Econ and Poli Sci 771 Sem 3 cr The role of the public sector in economic planning and administration including public and private programs at the regional national and international levels Techniques are included for evaluating and restructuring social economic and environmental institutions Practice in analyzing structural problems and improving policies and strategies Basic micro and macroeconomics concepts used P cons inst 772 Current Problems in Urban Planning Practice Sem 1 cr Analysis of major current problems facing public and quasi public planning agencies how these problems arose and are evolving their significance in the urban scene and their relationship to established parts of planning practice a critical evaluation of how they are now being dealt with in agencies of various kinds and of the results achieved in prospect P Grad st 781 Planning Thought and Practice Sem 3 cr An intensive examination of contemporary urban and regional planning thought including major conceptual dilemmas in professional practice P Grad st and cons inst 809 Energy Policy Seminar also Envir St 809 Sem 1 3 cr Interdisciplinary research seminar for the Energy Analysis and Policy Curriculum Strategy and policy programs in energy policy both national and international 810 Energy Analysis Seminar also Envir St 810 Sem 1 3 cr Interdisciplinary seminar for the Energy Analysis and Policy Curriculum Quantitative energy content and energy flows as an aid to problem analysis and policy formulation 812 Strategies for Planning Effectiveness Sem 3 cr Emphasis on exploring ways by which planning effectiveness can be increased and constraints imposed on planning effectiveness can be overcome Attention to theoretical models proposed to achieve greater planning effectiveness strategies that public planning agencies follow to achieve greater influence in the development decision making process and the implications of what trying

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  • Urban and Regional Planning >> Admissions
    Plan for Southwest Badger Resource Conservation and Development Council Inc SW Badger Southwestern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission SWWRPC and UW Extension with Lafayette County For more information please the attached report and final presentation Fall 2010 Wisconsin Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan This workshop had four teams working on elements of the 2011 2016 Wisconsin Statewide Comprehensive Recreation Plan WiscSCORP For more information see our Fall 2010 Planning Workshop Webpage Fall 2009 Sustainable Madison Community Final Report Posters Sustainable Neighborhoods Transportation Buildings Energy and Natural Resources Parks and Open Space Food System Learn what other communities around the country are doing about sustainability Slideshow Fall 2008 Madison Wisconsin Northeast Neighborhood Development Plan Burke Station Burke Station Final Report Existing Land Use Map Existing Environmental Constraints Map Future Land Use Map Cleantech Development Poster Reiner Felland Neighborhood Final Report Existing Land Use Map Open Space Parks Plan Final Report Fall 2007 Jefferson County Farmland Preservation Report led by Professor Kurt Paulsen Report Appendix A D Appendix E All Maps Public Presentation Fall 2006 Village of Norwalk Strategic Action Plan Presentation to the Community Fall 2005 The 2005 Fall Workshop included two separate projects one dealing with open space and land use planning in Jefferson County and the other dealing with recreation planning in Superior Follow the links below to read more about each individual project Jefferson County Parks Recreation and Open Space Planning in Jefferson County Socio economic and Physical Design Elements Superior Recreation Planning for Whiteside Island and the Superior Municipal Forest An Assessment of Economic and Fiscal Impacts Spring 2004 EcoPlanIT Madison An Ecological Blueprint for the City of Madison WI Spring 2003 Developing a Model Smart Code for Dane County Spring 2002 Dane County Planning Workshop Commuter Rail in Dane County Analysis and Planning for Transit Oriented Development

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  • Urban and Regional Planning >> Admissions
    participants in the Wisconsin Student Planning Association WSPA and the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Planning Association APA This is in addition to the variety of extramural activities available on campus at the University of Wisconsin Madison Cost Tuition and Fees Tuition and fees for a full time student for one academic year vary The most up to date description of tuition and fees for graduate study in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Wisconsin Madison can be found here Student Retention Graduate Rates URPL awarded 23 master s degrees in the 2012 2013 school year For more information about past graduation rates please see the Graduate School Program Profile for Urban Regional Planning To date we have roughly 1 172 total alumni since our inception in 1962 The vast majority above 90 percent of our professional M S students graduate within 2 years Students who opt to do a dual double or joint degree may take three years to graduate but the URPL program is carefully designed to be finished in exactly two years AICP Exam Recent information from the American Institute of Certified Planners AICP has identified the following pass rate for UW Madison URPL graduates 2004 2012 97 9 percent pass rate See the most recent rankings here Note that UW Madison is ranked 1 in the 2nd Quartile based on number of exam takers above our competition that includes Cornell University of California Berkeley UCLA and Harvard Further note that our pass rate 98 is higher than ALL of Quartile 1 and 3 as well Employment Rate of Fulltime Graduates The employment rate of fulltime graduates in professional planning or planning related job within one year of graduation is a difficult statistic to identify and changes year to year Our most

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  • Urban and Regional Planning >> Admissions
    UPRL 912 Planning Workshop 3 credits URPL xxx Structure and Function of Cities and Regions 3 credits Planning Specialization 3 credits Elective 3 credits Spring Year 2 URPL 781 Planning Thought and Practice 3 credits Planning Specialization 3 credits Planning Specialization 3 credits Elective 2 credits Degree Summary Planning Core 19 credits Specialization 12 credits Electives 14 credits Total 45 credits Courses fulfilling the Structure and Function of Cities and

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  • Urban and Regional Planning >> Career Development
    world are studying and addressing contemporary planning issues In addition URPL offers students a series of workshops through classes through the Wisconsin Student Planning Association that cover essential skills they must have to be successful in graduate school and in their careers Topics may include Geographic Information Systems GIS professional networking presentations skills résumé writing and interviewing tips Alumni Connections Students have the opportunity to meet and work with URPL alumni many of whom hold important positions in international organizations federal state and local government agencies private business and nonprofit and community development organizations Our alumni are an invaluable resource for students in their career development One way students and alumni connect is through local planning conferences such as the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Planning Association s annual spring conference For many students a huge task is gaining an understanding of the possibilities to guide their job search process Many URPL alumni share with students with information about their jobs and workplaces participate in professional development functions that highlight their knowledge and experience and provide informational interviews for students Students interested in contacting alumni should contact his or her advisor Internships URPL strongly believes that hands on professional work experience is an invaluable learning experience for students and requires an internship with a planning related organization with the exception of students in the Peace Corps Master s International Program The internship is normally for 10 weeks of full time work 400 hours and no formal course credit is given The objectives of internships are 1 To give the student a sense of the operation of planning related organizations including The organization s relationship with the community and other organizations Alternative styles of management Planning approaches and methods used and Effective strategies for influencing public debate and policy 2 To

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  • Urban and Regional Planning
    of Conservation Subdivision Design Friday March 9 12 15 1 15 pm Anna Andrzejewski Marshall Erdman and the Challenges of Zoning in Suburban Postwar America Friday February 24 12 15 1 30 pm Ron Hustedde University of Kentucky Extension Specialist Building Entrepreneurial Leaders for Wisconsin s Communities Friday February 24 9 00 10 00 am Ron Hustedde University of Kentucky Extension Specialist Breakfast Brownbag on Successful Community Approaches to Community Development Thursday February 23 3 00 4 00 pm Ron Hustedde University of Kentucky Extension Specialist What s Culture Got To Do With Entrepreneurship November 4 12 15 1 30 pm Project Planning and Implementation Central City Infill Mark Landgraf Principle Landgraf Construction Friday September 23 12 15 1 30 pm Dr Miles Toder USAID Indonesia and 1986 URPL Doctoral Alumni Continuous Change and Improvement Some Lessons from Contemporary International Development Planning 2010 2011 URPL Faculty Lecture Series 9 April 27 11 45 12 45 pm The Prospects of Qualitative GIS for Understanding Experience of Health and Place Prof Sam Dennis Department of Landscape Architecture and URPL Faculty Affiliate April 6 11 45 12 45 pm Creative Industry Clusters and the Entrepreneurial City of Shanghai Jane Zheng Ph D URPL Graduate Student March 23 11 45 12 45 pm The Wicked Opportunity Prof Alfonso Morales Department of Urban and Regional Planning March 9 11 45 12 45 pm Ecotourism System Carrying Capacity Based on Stakeholder Interaction Prof Shang Tiancheng Fulbright Fellow Tianjin University CHINA and URPL Visiting Scholar February 16 11 45 12 45 pm Road Safety in the Context of Urban Development in Sweden and California Dr Carolyn McAndrews Department of Population Health Sciences January 26 11 45 12 45 pm Conflicts in Suburban Land Use and Administrative Litigation The Case of the ÎLE DE FRANCE Region Prof Thierry Kirat URPL Visiting Scholar Université Paris Dauphine France December 1 12 30 1 30 pm Bioenergy Crops on Marginal Land in Wisconsin Sustainable Prof Steve Ventura Department of Soil Science and URPL Faculty Affiliate November 24 12 30 1 30 pm Spatial Heterogeneity Rural Crime and Social Capital Prof Steven Deller Department of Agricultural Applied Economics and URPL Faculty Affiliate and Melissa Deller Department of Sociology UW Whitewater October 6 12 30 1 30 pm Rural Tourism Production and the Experience scape Dr Jean Christophe Dissart Visiting Scholar and Senior Scientist CEMAGREF and Prof David W Marcouiller Department of Urban and Regional Planning 2009 2010 URPL Faculty Lecture Series 10 May 5 12 00 noon Thomas Dunbar FASLA Executive Director Center for Resilient Cities Presentation title Imagining the New Applied Resilience Planning April 28 12 00 noon Brian Ohm J D Professor of Urban and Regional Planning and Department Chair Presentation title Local Governments and Climate Change Planning for Uncertainty and the Bailout Mentality Brian s manuscript can be found here March 17 12 00 noon Harvey M Jacobs Ph D Professor of Urban and Regional Planning Presentation title All Sound No Fury Assessing the Impacts of State based Kelo

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  • Urban and Regional Planning >> Admissions
    the department should indicate this on the admission application form URPL Scholarships Fellowships The Department of Urban and Regional Planning also offers several small scholarships Application information for the scholarships will be sent to admitted students in the Spring The scholarships include Wisconsin Chapter of the American Planning Association Scholarship This is a 2 year scholarship offered by the Department through a generous endowment established by the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Planning Association The award is based on demonstrated financial need scholarship and community service The scholarship is only available to Wisconsin residents who are graduates of a Wisconsin public high school Richard B Andrews Scholarship This scholarship was established in memory of Emeritus Professor Richard Andrews Professor Andrews was a nationally known urban and regional planner who retired in 1981 He held appointments in the Department of Urban Regional Planning and the Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics in the UW School of Business The scholarship award goes to an outstanding student in need of financial support Jerome Kaufman Scholarship This scholarship was established by the Department in honor of Emeritus Professor Jerry Kaufman upon his retirement The scholarship is intended to support graduate student study in urban and regional planning in issues related to older American cities food systems and social justice and equity Loula D Lakser Fellowship This scholarship is intended to support an outstanding student in need of financial support National Scholarships Fellowships The American Planning Association and many of the divisions within the APA offer scholarships and fellowships targeted at planning students The APA also has information about scholarships and fellowships offered by other planning related organizations Many federal and non federal agencies administer fellowship programs which cover the cost of tuition and fees and a stipend for graduate studies Additional information on these fellowships and others can be obtained from the Graduate School or from the applicant s undergraduate institution Project and Research Assistantships A limited number of research and project assistantships are available to planning students to work on grant funded research projects Recipients of assistantships must be able to perform the required duties and must have either some practical planning experience or have completed a year or more of graduate work in planning Faculty with research projects hire students to assist them for an academic year or on a semester or summer basis Assistants receive a salary based on the time they devote to the project and pay only resident fees Students whose work on a faculty research project meets the requirements for a Master s or doctoral thesis will be appointed as a research assistant The qualifications for the selection of both research and project assistants are determined by the faculty in charge of the research Students are not restricted to projects within the planning department and are encouraged to apply for assistantships offered by other academic departments and the University of Wisconsin Extension A detailed list of assistantships currently available at various departments around the UW Madison

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