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Barbara Epstein
Barbara Epstein
Barbara Epstein is a writer, editor and consultant working with nonprofit, academic and community organizations. Her former roles include program administrator of the Coexistence Program at Brandeis University, senior program associate at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Community Health Leadership Program, analyst at Abt Associates and clinical social worker and program administrator. She is past president of the Arsenal Center for the Arts and led the organization from development through successful start-up of operations. She is also an artist with a studio in Watertown.
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Work in the Comeback City, the Realities of Futuring in Detroit

Please join us for the Annual Loeb Fellowship Lecture: Work in the Comeback City, the Realities of Futuring in Detroit Speaker: Steve Lewis (LF '07), Urban Design Director, Central District, Detroit Department of Planning and Development When: Friday, May 5, 2017, 6:30 pm … read more

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2017 Journalists Forum: Cities Must Go It Alone

Armando Carbonell (LF ’93), Anthony Flint (LF ’01), and Greta Byrum (LF ’17) were among the writers, editors, and thought leaders who joined the 2017 Journalists Forum earlier this month at the Lincoln Institute for Land Policy. Read the Lincoln … read more

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Job Opportunity: Team Better Block Project Planner

Better Block projects are temporary block level interventions that demonstrate a series of rapid fixes in communities across the US. The organization is seeking a project planner who will play a crucial role in collaboratively growing the firm and its … read more

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Job Opportunity: University of Utah Director of Campus Planning

The University of Utah Department of Capital Projects seeks a Director of Campus Planning to lead planning efforts on this rapidly growing campus of nearly 50,000 people in Salt Lake City. Stephen Goldsmith (LF ’00), who is on the City … read more

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Job Opportunity: Detroit Director of Parks and Open Space

The City of Detroit is a seeking a Director of Parks and Open Space to oversee the city’s 5,000 acres of parkland and lead an effort to reimagine and expand the park system in Detroit. This is an unprecedented opportunity … read more

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Resilient Networks NYC wins APA Smart Cities Award

Resilient Networks NYC, a project developed by current Loeb Greta Byrum, has won a 2017 American Planning Association Smart Cities Award in the Technology Division. In response to the destructive effects of Hurricane Sandy on fragile communities in the NYC … read more

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Tony Pangaro, Architect of a Renaissance

Tony Pangaro’s (LF '75) “ fingerprints are all over the gleaming bookend towers that signal and support Downtown Crossing’s soaring renewal.” So says a recent Boston Globe column that celebrates the path of that success and Pangaro’s role in it. … read more

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Ian Lockwood’s Humor Weapon

We learned that Streetsblog has a new contributor from the Loeb class of 2012: “Transportation engineer Ian Lockwood is not only a leading voice within the profession for safer, multi-modal streets, he’s also an amateur cartoonist known for skewering the absurdity … read more

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Landscape Architecture in Latin America: Unpacking Theory, Practice, and Agency

Ana María Durán (LF ’11) will be one of the featured speakers

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Architecture Film Soirée: “Francis Kéré: An Architect Between”

The architect Diébédo Francis Kéré has combined European architectural knowledge with traditional West African building techniques to improve social, economic, and political environments in his native Burkina Faso and other countries. Tomorrow a program of short films about his work will … read more

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