Be sure to make plans to addend the joint Fall Conference of the Mississippi and Alabama Chapter of the American Planning Association.  This event is scheduled for November 12-14, 2014 in Tupelo, Mississippi. 
More information to follow!     

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Welcome New URP Students Fall 2014

September 5th, 2014 by jsudurp


M.A. Students
From left to right on the first row:  Dominique Harris, Jasmine Fleming,  Brandon Rankin, Zena Woodard,  DeAngelo Brown Top row:  Mario Milton, and Wade Jackson


Ph.D. Students
First row from left to right:  Cheryl Jones, Biqi Zhao
Top row:  Heather Civil-Ayers, Daniel Walker, and Robbie Smith

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Several of Urban and Regional Planning's faculty and students collaborated on an article pertaining to "Analyzing Water Resource Issues in the State of Mississippi."  The article was published in the British Journal of Applied Science and Technology on April, 22, 2014.  Authors included:  Dr. Edmund C. Merem, Dr. Joan Wesley, Emmanuel Nwagboso, Siddig Fageir, Peter Isopehi, Marshand Chrisler, Shayron Thomas and Romorno Corney.  Purpose of the research centered around a rise in pumpage amoung different sectors and the increase in boil water alerts prompted by pollution and standard violations.  They concluded that the capacity of utilizing a mix scale approach to bring attention to the vunerability of Mississippi's water resources to degradation.

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