27 09, 2019

VTMURP Students Support Park(ing) Day Tradition

For those unfamiliar, Park(ing) Day can be understood as "the gateway drug for urban transformation," according to John Bela, and urbanist and one of the founders of Park(ing) Day. Park(ing) Day is an urbanist holiday of sorts on which parking spots are taken over with community-oriented installations to [...]

24 09, 2019

In memoriam: Philip Kronenberg, professor emeritus in SPIA and co-founder of CPAP

Philip Kronenberg, left, his wife, Renee Loeffler, and their son, Todd Kronenberg, at Kronenberg's retirement reception at the Center for Public Administration and Policy in 2006. Philip Shafer Kronenberg, professor emeritus within the College of Architecture and Urban Studies, died on Aug. 1, 2019, after a short [...]

15 09, 2019

SPIA Holds Information Session at New DC Metro Site: 9/19/19

Advance your career in public affairs & policy. Effect change. The School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA) houses three programs: Center for Public Administration and Policy (CPAP), Government and International Affairs (GIA) and Urban Affairs and Planning (UAP). Plan to attend the SPIA information session and visit [...]

1 09, 2019

Summer Abroad 2019: VT Students Study Sustainability in Europe

This summer, our VT SPIA faculty led Virginia Tech students on a whirlwind tour through the Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Switzerland, and Germany for an in-depth look into sustainable policy making and planning in Europe. The course was led by the School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA) [...]