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Over 260 community stakeholders met at the University of Maryland last month to forge a roadmap for creating vibrant, sustainable neighborhoods along the Purple Line, MTA’s proposed light rail system that will connect Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties.

Posted on 04/03/2014 by Maggie Haslam

Three architecture courses have made the inaugural roster of Fearless Ideas Courses for the spring 2015 Semester by the University of Maryland’s Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The elite list of 15 courses, plucked from 30 proposals by an interdisciplinary campus committee, represent the best and most innovative learning laboratories on campus.

Posted on 04/01/2014 by Maggie Haslam

MAPP alum Joseph Brancato, (B.Arch, B.S. Urban Studies ’80) is being honored by The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) at its annual New York Gala on April 3, 2014. The Foundation will honor Brancato with the NIAF Special Achievement Award in Real Estate and Design.


Posted on 03/27/2014 by Christine Hinojosa
Apr 4, 2014
1:00 PM
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Join us for the 2014 University of Maryland’s Architecture, Planning, Historic Preservation and Real Estate Development Career & Internship Fair, April 4th!


Posted on 03/25/2014 by Paul Brown, III

Minnesota Commissioner Peter McLaughlin, the driving force behind the successful Twin Cities light rail system, will headline an impressive roster of speakers for the Purple Line Corridor Coalition’s (PLCC) upcoming workshop, “Beyond the Tracks: Community Development in the Purple Line Corridor.”


Posted on 03/06/2014 by Molly O'Connell

Partnership for Action Learning in Sustainability puts the University to work for Maryland Communities

Posted on 03/06/2014 by Molly O'Connell

Kiplin Hall, home of the University of Maryland’s study center in North Yorkshire, England, has always been a place rich in history. This semester, six architecture seniors are discovering that the history of the land is as legendary as Kiplin itself. Working alongside Professor Emeritus Karl Du Puy, archeologists and area volunteers, the students helped survey the Kiplin estate for clues of its hidden history as part of a funded project called “Charting Chipeling.” It is the largest archaeological survey ever conducted of the grounds of a North Yorkshire stately home.


Posted on 03/06/2014 by Molly O'Connell

Salisbury Design Project First Venue for the University’s Program for Action Learning in Sustainability

Posted on 03/06/2014 by Molly O'Connell

The School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation's Spring Commencement will take place on Friday, May 23, 2014, at 12:00pm in Dekelboum Concert Hall in the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.

There is no limit on the number of guests attending, and no tickets will be distributed for the School ceremony.

Posted on 03/05/2014 by Christine Hinojosa

The University of Maryland’s Office of International Affairs has awarded Dr. Marie Howland a $12,000 Global Classroom Initiative Grant to develop a new cross-continental blended learning course in economics and urban planning. The course, developed with Russian colleague Professor Leonid Limonov of St.

Posted on 03/03/2014 by Maggie Haslam