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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Professor Jon Calabria awarded Student Affairs Faculty Research Grant

Dr. Jon Calabria, CED Assistant Professor, has been named as one of three recipients of the inaugural Student Affairs Faculty Research Grant. His project, Concept Plans to Improve Water Quality, was submitted in partnership with the Office of Sustainability. The grants encourage the use of Student Affairs programs and facilities as a principal laboratory for research, enhancing the role of the […]

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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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Cultural Resource Assessment Class visits Putnam County

On Wednesday January 25, students in Professor Cari Goetcheus’s Cultural Resource Assessment class accompanied by Tom Jones took a trip to rural Putnam County to experience the landscapes and places associated with Alice Walker, Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Color Purple.  The class’s main project for the semester will be working towards a potential National Register nomination for this district […]

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MHP Alumnus Ethiel Garlington’s efforts recognized by National Trust

MHP Alumnus Ethiel Garlington’s efforts as executive director of the Historic Macon Foundation were recently recognized by the National Trust’s for Historic Preservation’s newsletter. The National Trust recognized that dramatic, organizational changes brought on by Garlington have helped to breathe new life into the mission of the Historic Macon Foundation.  His efforts have helped to focus efforts on creating diverse and affordable […]

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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 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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