Global Archives

Aug 08, 2023
  • Misun Hur

Dr. Mulatu Wubneh Publishes Book

Planning for Cities in Crisis: Lessons from Gondar, Ethiopia Emeritus Professor Mulatu Wubneh recently published a book summarizing his experiences from Gondar, Ethiopia--a city he has been helping after his...

Group poses at the Gwanghwamun Plaza
Aug 08, 2023
  • Bella Sardina

Urban Design and Social Interaction in Seoul, South Korea

"Amidst the city of Seoul, South Korea, one day stood out as a pinnacle of inspiration during my time studying abroad through the Community & Regional Planning program. My topic...

Aug 08, 2023
  • Lauren Russell

Pedestrian Abroad

"As a practicing planner and nontraditional student earning a master’s online, I am grateful I was able to study abroad in Seoul, South Korea. The program’s focus on sustainable urbanism,...

Nov 10, 2022
  • Misun Hur

Kearney and Sardina Received the Bate Scholarship

During ECU's International Awards Ceremony, Jordan Kearney and Bella Sardina received the 2022 Harold H. Bate Study Abroad Scholarship Award on November 9, 2022. The Harold H. Bate Study Abroad Scholarships...

Jun 28, 2022
  • Mason Mattox

From A Pirate’s Seoul

"After much preparation and determination, a small group of students including myself embarked on an educational journey to Seoul, Korea. Guided by Dr. Misun Hur, this study abroad program prioritizes...

Sep 01, 2019
  • Misun Hur

Planning Program’s Summer Study Abroad

Sustainable Urbanism of Seoul, South Korea May 27, 2019 - June 10, 2019 Study Abroad program page: Ten students and two professors (Dr. Burrell Montz and Dr. Misun Hur)...

Nov 20, 2018
  • Anuradha Mukherji

Marina Hobday Receives International Undergraduate Student Award

Marina Hobday, a sophomore Planning major, has received the International Undergraduate Student Award. The award recognizes her contribution to the “I Exist” movement on campus. Congratulations Marina!!

Oct 16, 2018
  • Anuradha Mukherji
  • Misun Hur

Planning program going global: Sustainable Urbanism in Seoul, South Korea

More than half of the world's population today lives in cities and major metropolitan areas. It is estimated that urban dwellers will make up roughly 70 percent of the world's...