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Lung-Amam's Tresspassers is "essential reading on the landscape of twenty-first-century America."


Posted on 06/14/2017 by Maggie Haslam

Assistant Professor of Urban Planning Ariel Bierbaum talks about her work in and out of the classroom, the solace of baking, and how her childhood shaped her profession.

Posted on 06/23/2017 by Maggie Haslam

 

Posted on 06/23/2017 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

Architectural Historian William Graham joins UMD’s Historic Preservation Program

Posted on 06/02/2017 by Maggie Haslam

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

Posted on 05/26/2017 by Maggie Haslam

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

Ph.D. candidate Jennifer Salazar and architecture graduate student Renata Southard were named 2017 Outstanding Graduate Assistants by the University of Maryland’s Graduate School.

Posted on 05/12/2017 by Maggie Haslam

An interdisciplinary team of students from architecture, engineering, landscape architecture and environmental science and technology took second place in the 5th Annual Campus RainWorks Challenge, an annual competition through the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that challenges student teams to design an innovative solution for a specific stormwater challenge on their college campus. UMD beat out 60 other collegiate teams in this year’s challenge.

 

Posted on 05/12/2017 by Maggie Haslam

The 2017 U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon Competition takes place in Denver, Colorado, in October. UMD’s entry, reACT—whic stands fhor reactive adaptive climate technology—features a modular home that minimizes resource consumption and maximizes occupant comfort through a functional model and automation and will be competing against colleges from around the world.

 

Posted on 05/08/2017 by Maggie Haslam