The Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation has awarded Clinical Professor Amy Gardner, Associate Professor Madlen Simon and Architecture Lecturer Brittney Williams a Built by Women (BxW) DC award for their work on UMD’s two award-winning Solar Decathlon Projects, WaterShed and LeafHOUSE. The Decathlon projects were among 35 winning sites selected from a competitive pool of 110 nominations.
A landmark transit ridership model developed by the University of Maryland’s National Center for Smart Growth (NCSG) suggests that the location of job and households, the level of transit service, the cost of travel by different modes, and the level of transit fares all fundamentally shape the demand for ridership on Washington’s Metrorail system, Metro.
Anyone visiting the MAPP offices on a Monday or Wednesday morning may be confused when they discover Led Zepelin’s “Cashmere” radiating through the concrete floors. But, for those who work and study at our school, this is a cyclical tradition tolerated by some, loved by many, and inspiring air guitar shreds in a chosen few. A fan favorite among the UMD undergrad underground, “History of Popular Music, 1950-Present” taught in the school’s auditorium for the past 10 years by Associate Professor of Musicology Dr.
The University of Maryland College Park has approved the establishment of a Dual Degree Program for the Master of Real Estate Development and the Master of Business Administration. Proposed last fall by Dean David Cronrath and Alexander Triantis, Dean of the Robert H. Smith School of Business, the decision comes in response to increased requests from students seeking to tailor the existing masters programs or desiring a comprehensive alternative to separate master degrees. The new degree will take affect spring of 2016.