Urban Studies & Planning
The mission of the Department of Urban Studies and Planning is to prepare students, at both the undergraduate and graduate level, for professional careers in urban studies and planning. In addition, the department seeks to provide a broad based educational experience, set in the context of the social sciences, which contributes to the development of informed and thoughtful individuals prepared to contribute to the society at large. Department faculty supports the mission through teaching, research and publication, community outreach and action, and university service.
On Monday, 24 March at 11 am, Mitch Englander, Los Angeles City Council Member for Council District 12 will speak in URBS 300. The title of Mr. Englander's talk is "A Conversation about Local Issues". The talk will be held in SH 286. Please see the attached flyer for complete details.
This is a superb opportunity to hear from one of our local political leaders in an academic setting. If your schedule permits, please plan to attend. Read more
The Department of Urban Studies and Planning anticipates possible openings for temporary part-time lecturers during the 2014-2015 academic year to teach a range of courses, from introductory to upper division. Detailed position announcements can be found on our employment web page at: Employment Opportunities.