The University of Maryland's HUD team took second place in the third annual HUD Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition. The student team of Nicole Akpedeye (MCP/ARCH), Oluwatobi Thomas (MRED), Meghan Leahy (MRED/ARCH), David Brotman (MRED), and Robert Grooms (MRED/ARCH) competed in the final round of the competition April 19th at HUD's office in Washington, DC.
The First Tuesday Luncheon was hosted by Bonstra/Haresign Architects, organized by MRED faculty member Rob McClennan, and with both David Haresign and Bill Bonstra, members of the MRED Council of Advisors, presenting at their DC office on May 3. Over 20 attendees of alumni, staff and industry professionals were treated to lunch and a presentation of design projects that have served to preserve and transform neighborhoods and communities including their offices on 14th Street.
On Saturday, May 14, this semester's Capstone students presented their semester long projects in the Spring Term Monument Capstone Competition. Judging this year's competition, from the left, were H.L.Ward, President of Monument Bank, Joshua Wooldridge, with The Bainbridge Companies, Jay Krigsman, The Krausz Companies, and from the right, Van Andersen, Monument Bank, Melina Duggal, Duggal Advisors, and Richard Greco, LifeBridge Health.
The Colvin Institute at the University of Maryland is proud to announce the 1st Annual Colvin Case Study Challenge. The Challenge is a national real estate paper competition for students enrolled full or part-time in a graduate or undergraduate real estate program. Additional details and forms are attached.
Shortly after the spring semester dust settled in College Park, Adjunct Associate Professor Dennis Pogue and Faculty Research Associate Kirsten Crase took six historic preservation students to UMD’s home across the pond: the majestic Kiplin Hall, situated in the rolling countryside of North Yorkshire, England. The students spent a month engaging the historic preservation program’s long-term survey of the former farm properties of Kiplin Estate, most of which were sold off in the early part of the 20th century.
HISP alum Stephanie Sperling (C.H.P. '09) has been appointed Director of Archaeological Research by Anne Arundel County’s Cultural Resources Division . Sperling has been an important and influential research archaeologist working with Anne Arundel County since 2008, during which time she has worked as a consultant for the County’s Cultural Resources Division, and has provided professional services to the Lost Towns Project, Inc. and the Anne Arundel County Trust for Preservation, Inc. as an independent consultant.
The National Council of Architecture Registration Boards (NCARB) has accepted the University of Maryland’s architecture program into the Integrated Path to Architectural Licensure (IPAL) initiative. By blending experience and examination into the curricula, the initiative will provide students with the opportunity to compete licensure requirements while earning a degree, forging an accelerated path to professional practice.