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Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning
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.

Joann Lai featured in her summer internship

UEPer shares her experience balancing diverse experiences in two summer internships.

2021 mid career master of public policy cohort

UEP welcomed eight new students into its mid-career Master of Public Policy program in Fall 2021. These students bring at least 7 years of relevant professional experience into the program and help enrich learning for all in the UEP community.

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On the UEPodcast, you'll hear interviews with faculty members, current students, and alumni, profiles of various courses and projects going on within the department, and inside looks at clubs, classes, and internships. This podcast is going to be co-created with the UEP community – and that means anyone can make an episode! We hope you’ll join us – as a listener and as a producer!

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A thesis award winner improved on mapping methods for tracking who needs assistance the most.

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.

UEP Alum Kim Etinghoff

Alum Kim Etingoff is addressing the barriers to food access and physical activity for communities in Massachusetts.

Kudos to UEPers Louisa Gag, Madeleine Kelly, Lucy Perkins, Allison McIntyre, and Gloria Huangpu for winning the 2021 APA-MA Student Project Award for their Field Project. Read report and watch video.

Three students speaking at a UEP orientation event

Starting in Fall 2022, the REPP fellowship will support five BIPOC students a year in our MA/MS program to develop their leadership in the field.

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