On November 12th Catie Sauer and Christopher Wisener (current CED MEPD students) were part of the first place team, along with three Emory students (Christian Wayne, Pari Majd, and Shreya Kothari), in Emory University's Sustainability Case Competition for addressing Georgia's water crisis. The team will share a $2000 prize and be eligible for paid internships with the city of Atlanta's [...]
In October the University of Georgia MLAs traveled to New Orleans for the annual ASLA Meeting and Expo. Here is a selection of the student's favorite pictures from the event.
Professor Rosanna Rivero's students are getting valuable real-world experience through the NASA DEVELOP program at UGA. Check out this great article covering their work with the Nature Conservancy in Atlanta. http://thrivingearthexchange.org/tex-stories/nature-conservancy-nasa-develop-see-atlantas-urban-forests-trees/ Read more about the NASA DEVELOP program here: https://develop.larc.nasa.gov/about.php
When the University of Georgia Capital Campaign kicks into full swing this month, some of the content used to promote the campaign can trace its roots to the College of Environment and Design. Seth McWhorter, who graduated from the CED with a bachelor's degree in landscape architecture in 2011, has been helping UGA create graphics to promote its fundraising initiatives. [...]
On October 23rd the American Society of Landscape Architects honored Dean Dan Nadenicek as a Fellow at the annual conference, held this year in New Orleans. This is the organization's highest honor, and reflects a life-time achievement of excellence by the inductees. For more information, please click here.
On Sunday October 23, several MHP students traveled to Milledgeville, GA to tour and volunteer. The event, organized by the Student Preservation Organization, began with a tour of Andalusia, the home of author Flannery O'Connor in the 1930s-1950s. Student Ross Sheppard led the tour and explained the role of Andalusia in Flannery O'Connor's novels. He also spoke about the building itself [...]
Associate Professor Scott Nesbit discusses the work students are doing in his Public History and Technology classes, and the presentation he and teaching assistant/MHP student Audrey Thomas gave to the Athens Historical Society last week, in this article from the Athens Banner-Herald. You can also access the article here. For more about Professor Nesbit's work in the digital humanities, click [...]
This September the University of Georgia's second year MLA class had the opportunity to design a small pocket park on the Atlanta Beltline. This 600 sq. ft. space is located in the Reynoldstown neighborhood on the eastside of Atlanta and contains one of the few patches of relatively mature tree canopy left along the proposed Beltline. We spent the first [...]
The CED welcomes Professor Jin-Wook Kwon as a visiting scholar from Korea for the academic year, 2016-2017. He is here, specifically, to study the evolution of the curriculum of the CED's landscape architecture program and explore the agents of its change since the 1970s. His research will entail reviewing our courses of study, interviewing current and retired faculty, and observing [...]