School of Urban & Regional Planning

Florida Atlantic University

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SURP's diverse faculty strive to be leaders through their research and teaching. SURP students are taught the skills and knowledge to become future leaders in managing change, developing new policy, and guiding decision-making.

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Dr. Eric Dumbaugh talking to students and volunteers in Miami, August 2012


  • 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

  • SURP announces move to Boca Raton campus

    After anchoring the Ft. Lauderdale campus for over 20 years, the school will permanently relocate to FAU’s main campus

  • Students’ research and presentations win top honors

    SURP graduate and undergraduate students awarded highest marks at FAU Research Symposia

  • Dr. Kasama Polakit Articulates the Message of Public Art

    Profiled as a member of the Broward Cultural Council’s Public Art & Design Committee

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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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