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MHP Alumna Fanglan Chen Named Finalist in Icomos Prize

MHP Alumna Fanglan Chen Named Finalist in Icomos Prize

Fanglan Chen, an alumna of the Master of Historic Preservation Program, was recently named a finalist for the Murtagh Graham Prize awarded by the US National Committee of the International Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS). The award, named to honor William R. Murtagh, Ph.D., and Roy Eugene Graham for their many contributions to preservation education and cultural heritage stewardship, [...]

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Croatian Professor Dr. Boric Visits the MHP Program

Croatian Professor Dr. Boric Visits the MHP Program

Dr. sc. Saša Poljanec-Borić from the Ivo Pilar Institute of Social Sciences in Zagreb, Croatia visited the MHP Program at the College of Environment and Design in February. Dr. Borić, who holds degrees in Sociology and Economics and has extensive experience in the field of cultural tourism has been a principle partner of the University of Georgia Study Abroad Program [...]

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Student Reaction to Thomas Rainer Lecture

Student Reaction to Thomas Rainer Lecture

Thomas Rainer, MLA '02, recently came back to the CED to give a lecture on "Planting in a Post-Wild World." Revolutionary to students and professors alike, this rebellious approach to planting design can make for more complex and ambitious planting plans. An expertise that is often neglected in the profession of landscape architecture, Rainer reminded CED faculty and students alike [...]

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Melanie Bowerman Joins CED Alumni in Atlanta on Urban Food Forest Effort

Melanie Bowerman Joins CED Alumni in Atlanta on Urban Food Forest Effort

Melanie Bowerman, a third year MLA student from California, recently presented to Atlanta residents and stakeholders on urban edible forests. Speaking at the Urban Food Forest at Browns Mill community design meeting in the Lakewood neighborhood, Melanie's talk focused on the meeting theme, "What Could Be On Our Food Forest," and provided case studies that she has researched for her [...]

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Professor Jon Calabria Awarded Student Affairs Faculty Research Grant

Professor Jon Calabria Awarded Student Affairs Faculty Research Grant

Dr. Jon Calabria, CED Assistant Professor, has been named as one of three recipients of the inaugural Student Affairs Faculty Research Grant. His project, Concept Plans to Improve Water Quality, was submitted in partnership with the Office of Sustainability. The grants encourage the use of Student Affairs programs and facilities as a principal laboratory for research, enhancing the role of the [...]

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MLA Students Make a Visit to East Georgia State College

MLA Students Make a Visit to East Georgia State College

Earlier this month the second year MLA's made a site visit to East Georgia State College (EGSC) in Swainsboro, Georgia, where they will be developing a campus master plan. This project will continue to hone the class's design skills, and will also give the students a chance to have a deep and lasting impact on their community. As an access institution, EGSC [...]

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Cultural Resource Assessment Class Visits Putnam County

Cultural Resource Assessment Class Visits Putnam County

On Wednesday January 25, students in Professor Cari Goetcheus's Cultural Resource Assessment class accompanied by Tom Jones took a trip to rural Putnam County to experience the landscapes and places associated with Alice Walker, Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Color Purple. The class's main project for the semester will be working towards a potential National Register nomination for this district [...]

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