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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MLA Sean Dunlap awarded a 2016 UGA Office of Sustainability Grant

Congratulations to current MLA student Sean Dunlap (MHP ’13) on being awarded a  UGA Office of Sustainability grant for his project: Piedmont Prairie Planting Design as Sustainable Campus Landscape Management Trial Study. Sean Dunlap, a student in the College of Environment and Design from Winterville, will establish a five-year research program studying the effectiveness of southern piedmont grasses and fobs […]

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CED/MLA Alumnus wins ASLA Honor Award

Pongsakor “Tum” Suppakittpaisarn, a 2013 MLA graduate, is part of a student collaboration team that won an ASLA 2015 Honor Award for their design: Reverse Engineering: Reconfiguring the Creek-Campus Interface. Congratulations on the excellent work Tum! See the full project and details at: http://www.asla.org/2015studentawards/101086.html#sthash.6NLww8ld.dpuf

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UGA Chew Crew to expand into Driftmier Woods

Gaby Pierre, right, a student from Kingston, Jamaica, feeds Chew Crew goat Junior while Corey Klaw, an environmental engineering major from Columbus looks on. (Credit: Mickey Montevideo/UGA)   Athens, Ga. – The University of Georgia’s Chew Crew goats will be expanding their chewing into Driftmier Woods-a degraded patch of old-growth forest near UGA’s Driftmier Engineering Center. The small herd of eight to […]

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CED’s Sarah Ross and Wormsloe receive Esri Special Achievement in GIS Award

Tommy Jordan, left, associate director of the UGA Center for Geospatial Research, and Sarah Ross, right, director of the Wormsloe Institute for Environmental History, pose with Esri founder Jack Dangermond after receiving the Esri Special Achievement in GIS Award. Spanish moss sways slowly in the humid breeze on an average day at Wormsloe. Sarah Ross spends most of her working […]

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MEPD Graduate Student awarded eInternship with U.S. Department of State

Athens, Ga. – Matthew Nahrstedt, a graduate student in the Environmental Planning and Design program at the University of Georgia’s College of Environment and Design, has been accepted into the Virtual Student Foreign Service eInternship program. He will be working with the U.S. Department of State’s Overseas Buildings Operations Bureau, which directs worldwide overseas diplomatic building programs. The internship, while […]

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CED Landscape Architecture Students + Park(ing) Day 2015

  UGA Georgia Students of Landscape Architecture, in conjunction with the Georgia Chapter of American Society of Landscape Architects, design three parklets for International PARK(ing) Day in Athens, Georgia Athens, Ga. –  On Friday, September 18th the Georgia Students of the American Society of Landscape Architects participated in PARK(ing) Day by designing and creating three temporary parklets in Athens, Georgia. […]

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If I only knew then…BLA Student Perspectives

We asked our undergraduates to think about things they wish they had known as a first-year student to share with prospective students and/or other first-years in the Landscape Architecture (BLA) program. Thank you for sharing your learning! “It may sound unimportant, but I was so happy when I found out that there are numnerous resources available in the Owens Library for us to […]

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Dean’s Blog: Fall 2015 Welcome

Another academic year is about to begin. In the College of Environment and Design (CED) at the University of Georgia, we teach design thinking, which draws upon rational problem solving and logic plus imagination, intuition, and creative reasoning.  Through the design process, we seek elegant solutions to complex problems with a focus on making desired outcomes a reality.  In the CED […]

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