The Urban Studies & Planning program sponsored two planning studios in Summer 2010—giving students the opportunity to travel to Cape Town, South Africa, or to learn more about their own community in Prince George's County.One student group went to Cape Town to assess the development impacts of the 2010 World Cup. Read their studio report for details.
Another planning studio team examined challenges to accessing healthy food in parts of Prince George's County. Their studio report summarizes their findings.
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