Position Announcement – CED Dean

The University of Georgia (UGA) invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean, College of Environment and Design (CED). The Dean serves as the chief administrative and academic officer of the College, reporting to the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs. For more information, see the position announcement.

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MEPD Alumnus Matthew Nahrstedt Discusses Mentor Match Program on APA Website

Matthew Nahrstedt (MEPD 2016) recently wrote an Impact Story for the American Planning Association (APA) website discussing his experience with the APA’s Mentor Match program and the 2016 National Planning Conference in Phoenix. Matthew now works as an Environmental Planner and Designer with the nonprofit Institute for Building Technology and Safety, a job he secured at the conference. Read more about his […]

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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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Landscape Architecture & Planning Career and Internship Fair

The CED and our student chapter of ASLA are pleased to partner with UGA Career Services to offer our best career fair to date. On February 9th, 2017, employers will have the opportunity to interview students for internships and full time employment. The event will include an optional portfolio review during the morning of the 9th, a faculty and practitioner […]

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Thomas Rainer, CED alumnus, publishes award-winning book

Thomas Rainer, CED alumnus and ASLA member, recently co-authored the book Planting in a Post-Wild World: Designing Plant Communities for Resilient Landscapes with Claudia West. Mr. Rainer is a principal with the firm Rhodeside & Harwell in the Washington, D.C. area and has led many of the firm’s public space, campus, green infrastructure, and streetscape projects. (His 2002 thesis here […]

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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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BLA Alumnus/Firm selected as one of 2016 Bulldog 100 by UGA Alumni Association

Congratulations to CED alumnus Mark Baker (BLA ’77) and Wood + Partners, Inc. for being selected as one of the UGA Alumni Association‘s Bulldog 100 of 2016! Bulldog 100 recognizes the 100 fastest-growing businesses owned or operated by UGA alumni. Mark is Principal of Wood + Partners, Inc. in Hilton Head, S.C. Read more about the Bulldog 100.

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Alumnus Mario Cambardella named Atlanta’s first Urban Agriculture Director

Congratulations to alumnus Mario Cambardella (MLA ’13, MEPD ’11, BLA ’06)) on his appointment from Kasim Reed as Atlanta, Georgia’s first Urban Agriculture Director! His appointment, a first for the City of Atlanta, will support Atlanta’s efforts to become a top tier city in the U.S. for sustainability. In his role, Cambardella will be responsible for a wide range of […]

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Career Spotlight: What I Do as a Landscape Architect (from LifeHacker.com)

If good design is invisible, then you might not notice the intentional choices that go into designing a landscape. It’s the work of a landscape architect to subtly guide you through a physical space and shape how you interact with it, and it’s a bit more than just choosing the potted plants. To learn more about the work of a […]

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