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Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning
Open space of green

Prof. Justin Hollander discusses how public spaces might be affected by the pandemic.

Graduate student Zoe Ackerman

Courses in program evaluation and statistics feed into community-based research.

Betsy McDonald

Betsy McDonald Llanwarne (UEP '14) was a beloved UEP student and a passionate advocate for clean energy and environmental justice. To honor her legacy, this endowed fund will support the research and professional development of future change agents like Betsy.

Nelson Butten sitting with his laptop

Nelson Butten, a second-year student in the Master's in Public Policy program and the Director of Community, Family, and Student Engagement at Lawrence Public Schools, is helping to build policy that positively impacts his community of Lawrence, MA.

Hands holding hands in a circle

Maggio argues that mutual banks can help build community wealth.

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COVID-19 & Event Cancellations
Due to COVID-19, all UEP events through April have been cancelled unless otherwise noted as having gone virtual. Please see UEP Events for more details.

UEP is Recruiting Lecturers for Next Year
UEP is currently recruiting for four part-time lecturers during next Fall and/or Spring semester in the following subjects: Energy Policy and the Transformation to Zero Carbon, Negotiation and Conflict Resolution, Interactive Web Mapping, Reflections on Public Policy Practice and Integrative Seminar. 

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