School of Urban & Regional Planning

Florida Atlantic University

Innovative Programs

Advancing Research is our Passion

SURP's dedication to advancing research in a variety of planning-related fields is accomplished in the classroom, within the walls of the Visual Planning Technology Lab , and throughout one of the most unique urban laboratories in the world, metropolitan South Florida.

Unmatched Environment
Graduate students working on a research project


  • SURP co-sponsors Eighth Annual Ethics Seminar

    This year's theme is 'Identifying and Avoiding Ethical Traps.'

  • Regeneration City

    SURP Instructor Sherryl Muriente featured in the documentary 'ReGeneration City.

  • Highways to Boulevards Webinar: Network-Based Solutions

    Eric Dumbaugh offers a national webinar on urban freeway eliminations as part of the Congress for the New Urbanism’s Highway to Boulevards Initiative

  • MURP Student Gisla Bush Awarded Scholarship from the American Planning Association (APA)v

    Gisla Bush received the 2014 Robert A. Catlin/David W. Long Memorial Scholarship from the Planning and Black Community Division (PBCD) of American Planning Association (APA).

  • Dr. Eric Dumbaugh in the New York Times

    His research referenced in feature article

  • SURP Collaborates with Warsaw School of Economics

    Faculty developing courses on eco-innovations in cities

  • Dr. Eric Dumbaugh named 2013 Top Reviewer

    One of four awardees in the country named by the Journal of Planning Education & Research

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  • Eric Katz, MURP ’13, Named Winner of Our Miami Public Space Challenge

    His M-Path Park Project in Kendall awarded funding from The Miami Foundation

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  • SURP partners with City of Delray Beach on lecture series

    Town Hall lectures feature Duany, Gallagher, Plater-Zyberk and more

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