Ph.D. candidate Kerry Li Fang has been awarded a U21 Graduate Collaborative Research Award from Universitas 21, a new program that enables doctoral candidates to develop innovative, international research collaborations within the U21 Network. In partnership with colleagues from Australia and China, Fang will examine the patters of industrial clusters across North America, Australia and Asia.
Historic Preservation students, in collaboration with the Town of Bladensburg, the Aman Memorial Trust and local preservation professionals will soon begin on a two-year project that will document and restore a unique feature of Bostwick House: a late 18th-century buttress.
In 2014, five MAPP graduate students clinched first place at the ULI Hines Competition, edging out 160 collegiate teams with their imaginative revitalization concept for the Nashville, Tn., neighborhood of Sulfur Dell. Of the five students, Rameez Munawar was the lone delegate from MAPP’s real estate program, a critical component to developing a concept that is cohesive with the market and that will deliver financially. Three years later, Rameez was back at ULI Hines—this time, on the other side of the jury table, a memorable experience he considers “an honor” to be a part of.