MHP Student Mary C. Scales English receives grant from the Willson Center

Mary C. Scales English, a 2nd Year MHP student, received a graduate research grant from the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts during the Fall 2016 semester. The award was used to directly fund thesis research associated with traveling to and accessing archival data in Morrow, Georgia at the National and State archival facilities, and to alleviate expenses associated with […]

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CED professor appointed by President Barack Obama to Cultural Property Advisory Committee

This past fall, University of Georgia College of Environment and Design professor James Reap was appointed by President Barack Obama as a new member of the Department of State’s Cultural Property Advisory Committee. Reap is one of 15 new appointees selected to aid the White House in key administrative posts. The Cultural Property Advisory Committee, which was established in 1983, […]

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MEPD program earns accolades and accreditation from Planning Accreditation Board

The Master of Environmental Planning and Design program at the UGA College of Environment and Design was recently accredited by the Planning Accreditation Board (PAB), a national organization responsible for professional educational protocols at universities across the country. Jack Crowley, current director of the program, says this effort has been in the works for several years at UGA. “In 2002 […]

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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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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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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 Rated among the Top Ten Landscape Architecture Programs in the U.S.

Once again the College of Environment and Design has been ranked among the top ten schools of landscape architecture in the U.S. by DesignIntelligence Quarterly. The ratings, which were just announced, place the CED BLA program at fifth and the MLA program at ninth in the nation. The ratings are determined by surveys of professionals in the field. Each year […]

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