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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HIPR Maymester Field School restores porch on Smith House, one of Brunswick’s older structures.

BRUNSWICK | When University of Georgia Professor Mark Reinberger talks about class materials for his “Maymester,” it’s usually building materials. Reinberger brings down a group of about a dozen students on the hot end of spring each year for a two-week, hands-on class called the Preservation Field School at the Georgia Coast. For the second consecutive year, the students from […]

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Downtown Renaissance Partnership Makes a Difference Across the State

UGA College of Environment and Design Assistant Professor Douglas Pardue works with Lindsey White, one of the students in the spring semester 2015 Downtown Renaissance Planning and Design practicum. She is working on a conceptual master plan for Milledgeville’s Central City Park. They are at work in the CED design studio in the Jackson Street Building on the UGA campus.  […]

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MHP students in action!

While some students take their summer breaks to revel in time away from textbooks and exams, a group of University of Georgia students are using a part of their break to preserve history. Ten students from the Athens-based institution’s historic preservation commission are spending the week in Brunswick working to renovate and restore the Smith House in the city historic […]

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3 friends, 2 dinners, 1 lovely city and conference – Rikerrious Geter, 3rd year BLA

The American Society of Landscape Architects held its annual conference this year in Denver, Colorado and it will be a conference I’ll never forget for many reasons. The first reason was because I was a scholarship winner (one of three in the nation) and I was being awarded at the conference. Little did I know I was being awarded more than […]

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