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MEPD Students on Winning Team of Emory University Sustainability Case Competition

MEPD Students on Winning Team of Emory University Sustainability Case Competition

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 [...]

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CED Faculty and Students Working with NASA Develop and The Nature Conservancy

CED Faculty and Students Working with NASA Develop and The Nature Conservancy

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

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CED Alumnus, Seth McWhorter Helps Create UGA Capital Campaign Graphics

CED Alumnus, Seth McWhorter Helps Create UGA Capital Campaign Graphics

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. [...]

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MHP Students Visits Milledgeville

MHP Students Visits Milledgeville

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 [...]

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CED Professor Scott Nesbit Tackles Historical Issues of Race on the UGA Campus

CED Professor Scott Nesbit Tackles Historical Issues of Race on the UGA Campus

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 [...]

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CED's Korean Connection

CED's Korean Connection

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 [...]

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