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College of Environment and Design

SPRING 2022 CED events



january 31, 5 pm, zoom
Croatia Maymester, information meeting

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FEBRUARY 1-2: all day at the Classic Center
Landscape Architecture Short Course 

After Jan 25th, only a virtual option will be available.

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February 9, 4:30 PM, JSB

Geospatial technologies in Environmental Planning and Design: past, present and future

Dr. Rosanna Rivero,Rado Family Foundation Professor of Geodesign and Ph.D. Program Coordinator 
Wednesday, February 9, 4:30PM, in-person
Jackson Street Building, Critique Space
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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

There is a strong tradition of using GIS and other geospatial technologies in our disciplines (as much as in many other disciplines), but very little is known or even acknowledged on the very important role that landscape architecture and planning played in their initial development and evolution. There is a lot of talk about AI (artificial intelligence) and data science nowadays, and we see those things from afar, while some of the things that we do have engrained some of these technologies from the very beginning.

This lecture will provide a synthesis of how some of these technologies, intended to capture, store, display, manage, visualize, collaborate, and ultimately, design with spatial information, came to be, and how it has been used in some of our projects at UGA's College of Environment and Design (CED). The lecture will also highlight some future trends, from the work of some of our own CED Ph.D. students that are incorporating these geospatial technologies in their research, as well as from informal interviews and collaborative projects with some of the pioneers.


February 15, Tate Center, 10 AM - 1 PM
CED Career Fair

The College of Environment + Design Career Fair is a two-hour open networking event designed for students to connect with possible employers within the Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning fields. Attendees will learn about available internship opportunities and full-time positions. We strongly encourage all CED students to participate, no matter what stage they are within their degree program. It’s always the right time to start seeking industry-specific employment and career development!

Students are expected to wear business professional attire and bring printed copies of their resume.
For more information on preparing for the Career Fair or any other inquiry about the event, please visit or call 706.542.3375


MARCH 2022

March 24, 4:30 PM, JSB
CED LEcture series: Dr. Joyce Klein Rosenthal

Design for a Living World: Reconnecting Planning, Design and Public Health for Resilient Cities
Dr. Joyce Klein Rosenthal, Columbia University Professor
Thursday, March 24, 4:30 PM
Jackson Street Building, Crit Space
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Co-sponsored by the College of Environment and Design, and the College of Public Health


March 29, 4:30 PM, Chapel
Signature Lecture: Dr. Diane Davis

Designing and Planning Cities to Foster Inclusion
Dr. Diane Davis, Harvard University
This HGOR lecture is also part of the UGA Spring 2022 Signature Lectures series  
Tuesday, March 29, 4:30 PM
Chapel, 109 Herty Field, Athens, GA 30602
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Requests for accommodations for those with disabilities should be made as soon as possible but at least 7 days prior to the scheduled lecture. Please contact to request accommodations.  
Co-sponsored by the College of Environment and Design, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences (Sociology Department), Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost.


APRIL 2022

celebrating olmsted's 200th birthday

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April 6, 4:30 PM, JSB
DR. Scott Nesbit

Frederick Law Olmsted and the Reconstruction South
Dr. Scott Nesbit, Associate Professor
Wednesday, April 6, 4:30PM, in-person
Jackson Street Building, Critique Space

April 8, 12:30 PM, JSB
Lucy Lawliss, Spencer Tunnell, Bill Mann

The Meaning of Olmsted – A Bicentennial Conversation
Lucy Lawliss, Spencer Tunnell,Bill Mann

Lucy Lawliss and Spencer Tunnell will deliver a talk moderated by CED emeritus faculty Bill Mann on the meaning of Olmsted and his legacy.

Friday, April 8, 12:30PM, in-person
Jackson Street Building, Critique Space

Spencer's new book "Olmsted's Linear Park" will be available for purchase and signing, along with a selection of other Olmsted focused works.

Lunch will be provided for those who register at

Frederick Law Olmsted Exhibit
Month of April

The CED will host an exhibition during the month of April

The Oak Spring Garden Foundation, in partnership with the National Association for Olmsted Parks and Olmsted 200, is proud to celebrate Olmsted’s birth with this exhibition, which focuses on Olmsted’s life story, his major landscape commissions, and their relevance for contemporary society. Also highlighted is Olmsted’s trailblazing philosophy about the natural world and how to shape it for public benefit.

Jackson Street Building, Circle Gallery


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April 23, 2:30 PM, JSB
olmsted and america's urban parks

The CED will host a screening of Olmsted and America's Urban Parks

Mike Messner, the Executive Producer of the film, will speak at the screening

Saturday, April 23, 2:30PM, in-person
Jackson Street Building, Room 123

Popcorn and snacks will be provided, please register to help us plan at


CED faculty Lecture: Ron Sawhill

Speaking Stones: Highlights of the Anatolian Urban Landscape, 100 - 300 AD.
Ron Sawhill, Associate Professor, BLA Coordinator 




 Recent lectures:  Review the list here



Interested in the lectures held during our 2019-2020 celebratory year?

Review the list here  


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