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The Agora Journal of Urban Planning and Design is an award-winning, annual, student-run, peer-reviewed publication of the University of Michigan Urban and Regional Planning, Urban Designa and Real Estate Certificate Programs. Based in Taubman College, the Journal’s staff is comprised of graduate students enrolled in the MURP program. 

In addition to long-form articles on planning and policy, Agora publishes work from a wide range of perspectives across the University including spatial analysis, design, and photography. The print journal is distributed to students and faculty within Taubman College, the University library, alumni, architecture firms, planning departments, other organizations nationwide and abroad, and all other academic journals produced by graduate urban planning programs. Agora is printed annually in April.


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Housing, Community, and Economic Development
Land Use and Environmental Planning
Physical Planning and Design
Transportation Planning
Global and Comparative Planning