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Master of Urban Planning program reaches new heights

Master of Urban Planning program reaches new heights

postedThu, 14 Nov 2019
The Master of Urban Planning program at Texas A&M has vaulted into the upper echelon of programs of its kind in new rankings published by Planetizen, an independent, online platform that reports urban planning news and resources.
Disaster recovery and hazard symposium findings presented

Disaster recovery and hazard symposium findings presented

postedTue, 06 Aug 2019
Leading campus disaster recovery and hazard scholars will explore recent and ongoing research on Hurricane Harvey and disaster resilience at Resilience Rising: Research and Practice on Harvey and Hazards of the Future Sept. 5-6 at Texas A&M’s Rudder Tower.
Planning prof takes reins of hazard research center

Planning prof takes reins of hazard research center

postedThu, 11 Jul 2019
One of the nation’s premier hazard research hubs, the Texas A&M Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center, will continue focusing on disaster preparedness, mitigation and recovery with its new director Michelle Meyer, assistant professor of urban planning.
LAUP prof delivers TEDx Talk defining 'uncanny wisdom'

LAUP prof delivers TEDx Talk defining 'uncanny wisdom'

postedFri, 29 Jun 2018
Seemingly rational choices, made in the wake of natural disasters, can produce unsound results due to “uncanny wisdom,” a term, coined by a Texas A&M urban planning professor, describing actions that eventually exacerbate problems they were meant to solve.
TAMU agencies unite to help build resilient coastal communities

TAMU agencies unite to help build resilient coastal communities

postedMon, 19 Mar 2018
In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, two Texas A&M groups have teamed up to launch the Community Resilience Collaborative, a program aimed at bolstering the resilience of the state’s coastal communities to natural hazards and at restoring their habitats and ecosystems.
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Hazard Reduction & Recovery Center 30th Anniversary 

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Coastal Planning Atlas

An interactive mapping tool for decision makers

 

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Mitigation Guide: Beyond the Basics

Best Practices for Local Mitigation Planning

 
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