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Design in Capital Planning: Q&A with Marc Partridge

Design in Capital Planning

The University of Minnesota’s Capital Planning and Project Management recently hired Marc Partridge (BA ’79 Arch, MArch ’84) for a new role: Manager of Design. We asked him a few questions to understand his new position and why capital planning needs designers. Are you the only architect on staff?  No, there are some architects within Capital Planning and Project Management […]

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Jeff Crump (Housing Studies) Presents at the Association of American Geographers

Jeff Crump, Associate Professor of Housing Studies, presented "The Scandalous Alleys of Capitalism: Engels and the U.S. Housing Crisis" at the recent Association of American Geographers meeting in New York City. His work was part of a series of sessions celebrating the 150th anniversary of the publication of Fredrich Engels article on "The Housing Question". The Housing Studies program teaches students about shelter and its multiple dimensions, focusing on skills that will allow students to contribute to the housing field. Coursework in the program includes the social and behavioral sciences, public policy, planning, economics, and technology.You can find more information about the program here….

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Ochs appointed to Saint Paul Planning Commission

Christopher Ochs (BED ’03, MLA ’06), ASLA, designer and project manager for Windsor Companies has been appointed to the City of Saint Paul’s Planning Commission.

The Saint Paul Planning Commission is a twenty-one member advisory body appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council. Ochs was sworn in on January 21, 2011 and will serve on the Neighborhood Planning subcommittee.

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