News and Events

Architectural Historian William Graham joins UMD’s Historic Preservation Program

Posted on 06/02/2017 by Maggie Haslam

Dr. Marccus Hendricks will join the University of Maryland’s Urban Studies and Planning Program this fall as an incoming Assistant Professor. With a research and practice agenda rooted in environmental justice, Hendricks’ interests focus on how infrastructure, environmental outcomes and neighborhood forces interact to affect people’s everyday lives and their lives during times of extreme events. He specializes in infrastructure planning and management, environmental planning and hazard and disaster mitigation.

Posted on 06/02/2017 by Maggie Haslam

 

Posted on 06/02/2017 by Maggie Haslam

Join the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation as we mark this important milestone with parties, lectures, golf and galas, including: 

 

  • October 6th: Golf outing at UMD Golf Course
  • October 7th: Alumni reception and gathering
  • Week of October 22nd: Keynote Lecture for Homecoming Week, kicking off the 50th Anniversary Lecture Series
  • Spring 2018: Grand dinner celebration, Washington, D.C.

 And much, much more! Details and dates to come!

Posted on 06/01/2017 by Maggie Haslam

Architecture team sets their sites on building houses--and relationships--in Haiti.

Posted on 05/26/2017 by Maggie Haslam

Architecture students re-visit Glen Echo’s history to re-imagine its future

Posted on 05/26/2017 by Maggie Haslam

Avin selected by the Maryland Sustainable Growth Commission for his efforts to advance sustainable growth and conservation in Maryland.

Posted on 05/23/2017 by Maggie Haslam

 

PALS Program Wraps Anne Arundel County Partnership with Project Gallery Event in Annapolis


Posted on 05/23/2017 by Maggie Haslam

 

UMD researchers and alumni gathered last week with global experts in planning, sustainability and policy to explore best practices for shaping urban equity on a global scale. Held at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy in Cambridge, MA, the two-day workshop examined the use of data and indicators to monitor, measure and build equitable cities and to share how cities can leverage metrics to forward a variety of goals, from decreasing poverty levels to fostering equitable housing.

 

Posted on 05/23/2017 by Maggie Haslam

Lung-Amam one of ten emerging faculty nation-wide recognized for her work to foster campus inclusion

 

The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation has named Assistant Professor of Urban Studies and Planning Dr. Willow Lung-Amam a 2017 Nancy Weiss Malkiel Scholar. Dr. Lung-Amam is one of ten emerging faculty from programs nationwide recognized for their efforts to foster inclusive campus communities as academic leaders.

 

Posted on 05/12/2017 by Maggie Haslam