Thursday, Aug 22 | 6:00-8:00 pm
FAU Student Union Majestic Room
Please join us! SURP will be holding its annual orientation on Thursday, August 22 in the Student Union Majestic Room on the Boca Raton Campus from 6 to 8 pm. This is mandatory for all new students in the BUD, BURP, and MURP programs and recommended for all continuing students.
SURP Orientation is a great opportunity to interact with faculty, staff, representatives of professional societies, and other students. Learn how to navigate our programs and also about professional opportunities.
Please RSVP so we can provide the food and beverages.
LOCATION & PARKING: Garage 1 and Lot 16 will be available, see map below.
The 8th AIRMAP Conference will take place in Paris at Paris Sorbonne University on May 23- 24, 2019. This conference is part of the Paris Study Abroad program in May 2019. Read more
On Tuesday, November 20, join Paul Ostergaard, FAIA, AOU, NCARB for a lecture on Community Engagement in Urban Planning. Read more
When discussing traffic safety, the lives so deeply impacted by injuries and fatalities can sometimes be minimized in technical and scientific jargon. Read more
On Friday, September 7, SURP faculty, staff, students and advisory board met for a half-day strategic planning retreat. Read more
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Next Door at C&I Studios
537 NW 1st Avenue, Fort Lauderdale 33301
FAU SURP Alumni
Invited to connect at BAPA Monthly Happy Hour
Interdependent Infrastructure Incident
May 17, 2018 – 8:30 am – 11:45 am
Palm Beach County Convention Center
West Palm Beach, FL
Submitted for 3 AICP CM credits
Participants in infrastructure restoration prioritization research took part in a fun, interactive, computer-based exercise at the Florida Governor’s Hurricane Conference.
The “Interdependent Infrastructure Incident” (I3) exercise featured a tabletop (discussion-based) exercise within the framework of a simulated disaster scenario. The purpose of the exercise was to collect data on the behavior and decision process of subject matter experts in disaster recovery.
Learn more here
I-Cube is part of the PRAISys project funded by the NSF CRISP 2 Program
The FAU Safe Streets Lecture Series presents Peter Norton, professor of history at the University of Virginia Read more
On April 16, 2018 at the Port of Palm Beach, CUES hosted a discussion on the role of automated and connected vehicles in transportation Read more
SURP’s Dr. Diana Mitsova and other experts presented research on coastal resilience during a King Tide event on board the Lady Atlantic. Read more
In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, stakeholders and decision-makers are responding to and examining the storm’s impacts on Florida. Read more
Join us Friday, August 25 for the Fall Kick-Off and Orientation to be held Friday, August 25th from 7 to 9 pm at the Biergarten, 309 Via de Palmas #90, Boca Raton, FL 33432. All new and continuing SURP students, faculty, mentors, and supporters are invited to attend. This will be a great opportunity for students, faculty, and professional planners to interact.
New students will receive an orientation, can meet with continuing students, and also learn about professional planning and student planning organizations (Planning Society @ FAU).
In addition, the event will provide an opportunity for participants in the Mentorship Program to meet. Food and drinks will be provided. We hope to see you there!
Please RSVP so we can cater for the right number of attendees
Questions? Please contact us.
During Spring Break 2018, Peter Henn will lead FAU Planning Abroad to London to study modern urban planning and design and transportation in a historical city. To secure a spot, students must sign up by December 2017. Limited scholarships to qualified students may be available. Get ready for some fun!
Learn more HERE about FAU Planning Abroad
Apply HERE to Study Abroad by November 30
For more information contact Peter J. Henn, J.D., AICP, Florida Atlantic University’s School of Urban & Regional Planning, at PHenn@FAU.edu or telephone 561-558-3884.
On April 25-26, 2017 CUES partnered with FAU’s Center for Environmental Studies (CES) to offer the inaugural FAU Incubator for Sustainable & Resilient Communities. The cities of Hollywood and West Palm Beach participated, addressing concerns about flooding and aging infrastructure, connectivity and economic development. The FAU Incubator offers leadership and expertise based on best practices and provides guidance on developing implementable plans and policies. Watch the 2-minute video here.
Peter Newman, Professor of Sustainability at Curtin University in Australia, will give a lecture on “The End of Automobile Dependence: How Cities Are Moving Beyond Car-Based Planning” at the Palm Beach Dramaworks Theatre, West Palm Beach, on August 9th, 2016, at 5:30 pm. Please see the attached flyer for more information and registration instructions:
Peter Newman Flyer August 2016