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By Delinda C Swanson on 4/30/2019 12:18 PM
Dr. Michelle Thompson was a panel speaker at the World Bank Civil Society Policy Forum on April 11th in Washington, DC.  The objective of the panel was to have an open dialogue about progress made/challenges to achieving Universal Financial Access by 2020, analyze the conditions/relevant data/positive multiplier effect leading to inclusive growth with a particular focus on empowering women and moving the needle on financial inclusion in India, identify international best practices/strategies/the role of CSOs and draw lessons for inclusion in South Asia, examine the role/impact of big data and fintech and provide actionable policy recommendations to build on past and current efforts.

 

 

By Delinda C Swanson on 10/17/2018 10:05 AM
Planning and Urban Studies and UNO Center for Hazards Assessment, Response and Technology Highlighted in Study International News.
By Delinda C Swanson on 9/26/2018 12:47 PM
Michael Russell received the inaugural MVTCC scholarship
By Delinda C Swanson on 9/19/2018 8:11 AM
Dr. Michelle Thompson has been named to the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth inaugural class of data fellows.
By Delinda C Swanson on 9/6/2018 8:20 AM

Dr. Marla Nelson was interviewed by Katherine Johnson of Gambit for the September 2nd edition article "On the Up and Up (and Up):  An Urban Planner Explains Some Reasons for New Orlean's Home Price Surge. 
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By Delinda C Swanson on 5/24/2018 1:21 PM

Dr. Marla Nelson and co-author Renia Ehrenfeucht, University of New Mexico are featured in a guest blog post titled "Do Amenities Matter?" about a recent article of theirs in the Journal of Planning Education and Research.

Read the blog post here.

 


By Delinda C Swanson on 5/24/2018 1:13 PM
Jared Munster (MURP 2006 and PhD 2012) was named interim director of the RTA.
Previously Jared had served as New Orlean's longtime director of safety and permits under former Mayor Mitch Landrieu.

 

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By Delinda C Swanson on 5/24/2018 1:08 PM
On Sunday, May 20, Marla Nelson, Associate Professor of Planning and Urban Studies and Jim Amdal, Assistant Professor-Research of the UNO Transportation Institute were quoted in the Nola.com story.  "As the New Orleans Area Struggles with Regional Transit, Jobs are Affected." 

 

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By Delinda C Swanson on 4/17/2018 12:11 PM
UNO Transportation Institute and co-sponsors: The Jean Brainard Boebel Endowment, the Department of History and Philosophy and the Department of Planning and Urban Studies present "Rise of the Riverfront:  The 300 Year Story" Wednesday, May 2nd, 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Earl K. Long Library, Room 407.
By Delinda C Swanson on 4/16/2018 8:00 AM
Dr. Michelle Thompson and Graham Hayes will present at Academic Summit 2018