Help Athens Land Trust win a $50,000 grant

By voting online for Athens Land Trust’s community garden, you can help provide healthy, nutritious food for low-income families and promote community gardens and urban farms in Athens. Vote at the Just Means website. (more…) By voting online for Athens Land Trust’s community garden, you can help provide healthy, nutritious food for low-income families and promote community gardens and urban […]

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CED professors earn honors at CELA conference

Two UGA professors from the College of Environment & Design (CED) were honored at the 2010 conference of the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA). At the conference, which took place in Maastricht, The Netherlands, Bruce Ferguson was made a CELA Fellow and Amitabh Verma was presented the award for Excellence in Research and Creative Works. Two UGA professors […]

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Courtyard named in honor of Robert J. Hill

A brick courtyard in the Founders Memorial Garden has been officially named for Robert J. Hill, a professor of landscape architecture at the University of Georgia’s College of Environment & Design (CED) for 30 years. For 20 years, Hill served as director of the Founders Memorial Garden, where the courtyard is located. He worked tirelessly to renovate and preserve the […]

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Georgia Landscape Magazine

Georgia Landscape Magazine is an annual, student-published magazine that covers notable events at the College of Environment & Design. Most articles are written by students, but the editors accept contributions from faculty and alumni as well. Contact the current editorial staff. Click the “for more information” button below to view current and past publications and connect with the board on Twitter […]

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You CED It

The Georgia Students of Landscape Architecture student group publishes a monthly newsletter, You CED It, to encourage communication and a sense of community among students at the College. The newsletter addresses topics relevant to students, identifies important upcoming events, and profiles a different faculty member every issue. The entire archive is available online, past the jump. Read the latest issue […]

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CED press clippings

CED faculty and students have made a few recent appearances in the news. A BLA student and regular columnist for the local Flagpole magazine, Kevan Williams, wrote about his participation in an Athens redevelopment conference. Faculty member Alfie Vick’s work on a reconstruction of a historic Cherokee village was profiled in Oklahoma’s Talequah Daily Press. Also, CED students took second […]

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Karen Phillips to speak in spring lecture series

Athens, Ga. – Karen A. Phillips, a fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects, is the first speaker of the new year for the University of Georgia College of Environment and Design lecture series. She will speak on Jan. 28, 5-6 p.m. in the Miller Learning Center, room 148. Her lecture, “Making a Difference in the Environment” will focus […]

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CED Alumni recognized for professional achievements

Two outstanding alumni have been recognized by the College of Environment & Design for their achievements and support after graduation. At the annual Alumni Weekend honors dinner April 18th, Jan Solomon VandenBulck (BLA ’62) was presented the Dean’s Award of Honor, and Leerie Jenkins, FASLA (BLA ’70) received the Distinguished Alumni Medal. As chairman and CEO of Reynolds, Smith, and […]

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Athens recognized as a distinctive historic destination

Every year, the National Trust for Historic Preservation highlights 12 vacation destinations across the United States for their dynamic downtowns, attractive architecture, cultural landscapes and a strong commitment to historic preservation and revitalization. In 2009, the city of Athens, Georgia — where UGA is located — was selected as one of the Dozen Distinctive Destinations. Read more at the National […]

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