Online Info Session: PSU Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP)

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Thursday, December 13, 2018, 12:00pm to 1:00pm PST
Greg Schrock and Marisa Zapata, Portland State University




Thinking about a graduate degree in urban and regional planning? Do you have questions about the Portland State University program? Looking for tips on how to write a great application? You're not alone! Join us on December 13 for an online information session designed to get you the information you need.

Learn more about the MURP program here - where you can read up on seven reasons to become a MURP, meet the faculty, and see FAQ answered.


  • Meet our faculty and current students
  • Learn how the program works and what makes it unique
  • Explore all the ways Portland is the perfect place to get a planning education
  • Ask your questions and get answers

The priority application deadline for Fall 2019 is January 15th, 2019.


Greg Schrock, Portland State University

Professor Greg Schrock explores how economic opportunity is shaped in the labor market. His research investigates regional economic change and its influence on local workforce outcomes and social inequality. He studies the effectiveness of programs and institutions for promoting inclusive and equitable economic development.


Marisa Zapata, Portland State University

As an educator, scholar, and planner, Dr. Zapata is committed to achieving spatially - based social justice by preparing planners to act in the face of the uncertain and inequitable futures we face. She believes how we use land reflects our social and cultural values. She is especially concerned about equitable planning for uncertain futures in highly diverse communities.


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This webinar is hosted by the Transportation Research and Education Center (TREC) at Portland State University; home to the National Institute for Transportation and Communities (NITC), the Initiative for Bicycle and Pedestrian Innovation (IBPI), and other transportation programs. TREC produces research and tools for transportation decision makers, develops K-12 curriculum to expand the diversity and capacity of the workforce, and engages students and young professionals through education.