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Congratulations to Mugs Scherer and Rachel Struxness student report writers of the year. Mugs completed Redmond’s Midtown Neighborhood: Five Visions report in fall term 2015 and Rachel completed the Strategic Public Relations Plan & Client Materials-Redmond Wastewater Division report winter term 2016. Landscape Architecture professor Robe Ribe and instructor Jeff Krueger were presented instructor of the year award for Land Planning and Design and Senior instructor Beth Hjelm who taught Business Strategy and Planning. Thank you all for an amazing year of work.

Swedish students Nicholas Braun, Thomas Hutle, and Milan Vonk from the School of Engineering Blekinge Institute of Technology defended their master's project on SCYP.

SCI Research Associate and University of Oregon Professor of City & Regional Planning, Gerardo F. Sandoval, recently released a timely new book, Bicycle Justice and Urban Transformation. Part of publisher Routledge's Equity, Justice and Sustainable City series, this edited volume provides multiple perspectives on re-designing cities for people on bikes with a lens of equitable planning, policy, and advocacy.  Along with Dr. Sandoval, co-editors Aaron Golub (Portland State University), Melody L. Hoffmann (Anoka Ramsey Community College), and Adonia E.

“We’re putting the public back in public universities,” Nico Larco says in the Oregon Quarterly article recently posted.

The Oregon Quarterly recently posted a beautifully written story about the Sustainable City Year Program in Redmond this year. The article opens with information about the architecture class that designed a police station in an old national guard building and leads into information about SCYP in general. 

The Sustainable City Year Program has reached a new height— about 30,000 feet.President Schill spoke with United Airlines Hemisphere magazine about SCI's Sustainable City Year Program in the May 2016 issue. He mentions SCYP as one of the state's six leading innovators. According to University of Oregon president Michael Schill, “You would be hard-pressed to find a state with an economy that’s booming without a great university behind it.”

For the full article, see "Oregon" in the May 2016 dossier. 

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