America’s Best Idea: Our National Parks Celebrate 100 Years

America’s Best Idea: Our National Parks Celebrate 100 Years By Thomas Mills On August 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed into law the National Park Service Organic Act, officially creating the National Park Service. Tasked with protecting and managing the 35 national parks and monuments of the United States, the NPS’ main mission was to, “conserve the scenery and the […]

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Katherine Bennett joins CED

Katherine Bennett has joined the CED faculty for this year, teaching 2000-level studios and graphics. Bennett remembers the Jackson Street Building fondly as this is where she got her BFA in 1988. She also holds an MLA from the Harvard Graduate School of Design (1998) and is a licensed landscape architect. Ms. Bennett has several years of experience in professional […]

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CED alumnus in 40 Under 40 Class of 2016

      We’re so proud of Adam Miller (BLA ’05) on his selection for this year’s University of Georgia Alumni Association’s 40 under 40. Adam was chosen among over 400 alumni nominations. Winners represent the most prominent UGA graduates who are making an impact in business, leadership, community, educational and/or philanthropic endeavors. The 40 Under 40 Class of 2016 […]

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BLA alumnus featured on cover of Architectural Digest

    Congratulations to CED alumnus, Christopher Cawley (BLA ’99), who has a landscape design featured as the cover story in the June 2016 issue of Architectural Digest magazine. His work on New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez’s modern, art-filled home in Coral Gables, Florida, is showcased. Cawley, a registered landscape architect, worked with Rodriguez, Choeff Levy Fischman Architects, and […]

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Material Reuse Program recognized by Clarke County School District

Chris McDowell

CED’s Material Reuse Program was among the six organizations honored with the annual Impact Awards, sponsored by the Clarke County School district, on June 9th. Recipients of this year’s awards were announced at a ceremony at the Athens Community Career Center. The annual award recognizes organizations and volunteers “who have made significant, lasting and ongoing contributions to the students of the […]

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MHP students join effort to preserve historic Brunswick home

BRUNSWICK | Joe McDonough has an unlivable house that he wants to tear down, but the city won’t let him. In recent years, the city had gone on a tear demolishing dilapidated houses, but McDonough’s big, two story house is different: It’s historic. University of Georgia historic preservation students came to McDonough’s rescue this week boarding up the broken windows […]

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James Reap joins Gov. Nathan Deal to celebrate May as Historic Preservation Month in Georgia

On May 12th, MHP Program Coordinator James Reap was on hand at the state capitol in Atlanta to celebrate Gov. Nathan Deal’s recognition of May as Historic Preservation Month in Georgia. CED graduate Allison Moon Duncan and MHP student Sean Griffith were also present. Historic preservation partners at the governor’s event included representatives from CED’s historic preservation program, the Atlanta […]

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James Reap awarded Excellence in Preservation Service

Congratulations to Professor and Coordinator of the Master of Historic Preservation (MHP), James Reap (JD ’76), for receiving one of two “Excellence in Preservation Service” awards from the The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation! Awards in the Excellence in Preservation Service category recognize persons, groups, businesses or government entities demonstrating exemplary activities and promoting awareness in the field of historic […]

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Dean Nadenicek elevated to fellowship by ASLA

Congratulations to our Dean, Daniel Nadenicek, on being elevated to fellowship by the American Society of Landscape Architects for 2016! Dean Dan received his nomination, in Knowledge, from the Georgia chapter. He has dedicated his life to expanding the knowledge base of the profession through research, teaching, administration, and service, with a particular focus on landscape architecture history. Read more […]

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