• 27th Annual Urban Expo Announcement Flyer, with details (click here)
  • Class of 2017 Senior Sequence Poster (click here)

The 27th annual Urban Expo takes place in the Price Center Ballroom on Thursday, March 16, 2017. It is an all day event that begins with an Open House from 10am to 5:30pm for viewing and interacting with poster and project exhibits.  From 4:30-5:30pm is a reception with food.  The formal program begins at 5:30pm with an opening welcome from the USP director (Keith Pezzoli) followed by a keynote speaker (Professor Gabriele Weinhausen). Other parts of the formal ceremony include student perspectives and awards. We hope to see you there.








Roger Showley, April 13, 2008. Fresh perspectives UCSD undergrads bring new ideas to the planningtable. http://legacy.sandiegouniontribune.com/uniontrib/20080413/news_1h13smokesm.html

Roger Showley. March 29, 2009 Bright Ideas: UCSD students come up with fresh ideas to nagging urban problems. Signon San Diego. http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/sdut-mz1h29ideas185414-bright-ideas-2009mar29-story.html

Roger Showley. March 28, 2010. Real-world solutions to urban planning Students bring a practical sensibility to UCSD’s Urban Studies and Planning Expo. http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/sdut-real-world-solutions-smokestacks-geraniums-2010mar28-story.html

Roger Showley and Lily Leung. March 11, 2011.  Smart growth, preservation goals missed in practice UCSD urban studies students report results from senior research work. Signon San Diego. http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/business/growth-development/sdut-smart-growth-historic-preservation-goals-missed-pr-2011mar11-story.html

Roger Showley. March 23, 2012.  Growth & Development, Urban planning students tackle obesity, aging, military housing.  UCSD annual urban expo challenges conventional wisdom, but sometimes can't resolve sticky conundrums.  http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/business/growth-development/sdut-urban-studies-students-tackle-obesity-aging-milita-2012mar23-story.html

Roger Showley. April 18, 2013. How students would plan cities. http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/business/growth-development/sdut-urban-planning-ucsd-students-2013apr18-story.html

Roger Showley. April 20, 2013.  Getting real about city life, UCSD students point out problems with urban living in San Diego, and offer solutions. By http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/business/growth-development/sdut-military-base-depresses-home-values-coronado-ocean-2012mar23-story.html

Roger Showley. March 21, 2014.  Urban designers, planners miss the mark, UCSD students find

Urban Expo XXIV (2014)