Post Tagged with: "Urban Planning"

Wealth and Poverty | Students See the Need of Multiple Voices in Urban Planning

Franklinton is an up-and-coming arts district adjacent to the central city. Several redevelopment projects are under way to alter the Franklinton neighborhood of Columbus.

By Kaia Mckenney (Freshman in HTC Environmental Studies) The Wealth & Poverty theme took its spring field trip to Downtown Columbus on Saturday March 30. Led by Dr. Yeong Kim of Geography and Columbus-based urban planner Kyle May, 22 Ohio University students participated in the trip to examine growing patterns […]

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April 4, 2019 at 3:58 pmIn Class News

Two Alumni Lead Field Trip to Urban Redevelopment Sites in Columbus

Kyle May, senior planner at planning NEXT in Columbus, explains students about the city’s ongoing building boom and resulting gentrification.

Dr. Yeong Kim took 22 students, mostly from her Urban Geography class, but also from Geography-Urban Planning and Sustainability, International Development Studies, and the Wealth and Poverty certificate, to Downtown Columbus on March 30 to investigate several redevelopment sites, including the Scioto Mile, Franklinton, Short North, and Arena District. Although […]

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March 31, 2019 at 8:02 pmIn Class News

Sophomore Finds ‘Perfect Fit’ in Economics and Urban Planning & Sustainability

Sophomore Finds ‘Perfect Fit’ in Economics and Urban Planning & Sustainability

by Kristin Distel Jacob Collins ’20 is combining two majors to achieve one ideal career goal. Collins, a sophomore whose goal is to become a city planner, is double-majoring in Economics and Urban Planning & Sustainability. This combination of specializations makes his goal much more achievable, he explains. “These two […]

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May 1, 2018 at 8:04 amAlumni News

Happy Beginnings | Senior Receives Prestigious Graduate School Offers

Brooke Siggers

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. by Kristin Distel Senior Brooke Siggers will attend the urban planning master’s degree program at Tufts University this fall, having received offers of admission from a […]

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April 15, 2018 at 7:11 pmNews

Wealth and Poverty Week on Urban Challenges | Is Suburban Poverty Unique? Nov. 3

Dr. Bernadette Hanlon

The Wealth and Poverty theme hosts Wealth and Poverty Week on Urban Challenges featuring Dr. Bernadette Hanlon discussing “Is Suburban Poverty Unique? Comparing Urban and Suburban Poverty in the United States” on Friday, Nov. 3, from 3-4 p.m. at Alden 318. Watch live or later on A&S TV. For the first […]

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November 1, 2017 at 11:30 pmEvents

Urban and Regional Planning Alum ‘Detangles the Knot’ of City Geography

Alum Kyle May currently works as a city planner in Columbus

by Kristin Distel “The second you start to detangle the knot of the urban world, it hooks you,” says Ohio University alum Kyle May, a self-described “geography nerd.” May earned a B.S. in Geography—Urban Planning from the College of Arts & Sciences in 2009. Since 2011, May has worked as […]

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July 11, 2017 at 3:52 pmAlumni

Geography Alum Uses ‘Science of Where’ to Help People, Environment

Lo attending the 2015 Asia Pacific User Conference.

by Kristin M. Distel Geography alum Tim Lo ’07 and his company are applying “the Science of Where” to help people and the environment around the world. “My studies at OHIO helped me to understand the scientific way to fight deadly disease transmission, trace chemical spills, preserve habitats for endangered […]

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April 7, 2017 at 9:01 amAlumni