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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Jon Calabria honored with UGA Creative Teaching Award

Congratulations to our own Dr. Jon Calabria, who was awarded a UGA Creative Teaching Award for 2016! The Creative Teaching Award recognizes UGA faculty for excellence in developing and implementing creative teaching strategies to improve student learning. Recipients were nominated for their success in implementing projects from summer innovative teaching grants or for using innovative technology or pedagogy that extends […]

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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 partners with Georgia Tech College of Architecture and Extra Special People, Inc. to build overnight camp

Athens, Ga. – The University of Georgia’s College of Environment and Design and Georgia Tech’s College of Architecture have partnered with Extra Special People Inc. to build Camp Hooray, the first-of-its-kind, fully accessible overnight camp for children and young adults with developmental disabilities. Located on a 70-acre parcel of land in Jackson County, the camp will have traditional camp activities […]

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Alumnus Mario Cambardella named Atlanta’s first Urban Agriculture Director

Congratulations to alumnus Mario Cambardella (MLA ’13, MEPD ’11, BLA ’06)) on his appointment from Kasim Reed as Atlanta, Georgia’s first Urban Agriculture Director! His appointment, a first for the City of Atlanta, will support Atlanta’s efforts to become a top tier city in the U.S. for sustainability. In his role, Cambardella will be responsible for a wide range of […]

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Dean’s Blog: CE+D and UGA’s research agenda

The University of Georgia has identified three signature themes to frame its overall research agenda: inquiring and innovating to improve human health; safeguarding and sustaining our world; and changing lives through the Land Grant Mission. Given the close fit with strengths and initiatives within the College of Environment and Design, it is almost as though those themes were written with […]

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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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It’s Official – Four to Finish!

As in nature – so in the BLA… Undergraduate students will have a greater ability to tailor the content of the degree, associate dean for academics Gregg Coyle said. “We have one of the top five undergraduate programs of landscape architecture in the nation,” he said. “It is only fitting that we assist our students in completing their degree in […]

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