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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MLA Students Make a Site Visit to East Georgia State College

Earlier this month the second year MLA’s made a site visit to East Georgia State College (EGSC) in Swainsboro, Georgia, where they will be developing a campus master plan. This project will continue to hone the class’s design skills, and will also give the students a chance to have a deep and lasting impact on their community. As an access institution, EGSC […]

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MLA Trip to Wormsloe for Eco-Restoration Studies

On the weekend of January 13th Professor Jon Calabria’s Eco-Restoration class traveled down to the Georgia Barrier Islands to stay at UGA’s campus at Wormsloe, near Savannah, Georgia. The purpose of the trip was to check on several restoration projects that had been set up the previous year: an experiment in the establishment of long leaf pine, a project to create […]

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MHP Students attend National Trust Conference in Houston

Many MHP students spent the week before Thanksgiving break in Houston at the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Past Forward Conference.  The conference, as the name implies, was not only focused on the preservation of the past but also on the future of preservation.  Many talks revolved around the question of “What does the next 50 years of Preservation look […]

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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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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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