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Castro named National Olmsted Scholar Finalist
April 23, 2014 – BLA 5 student Viviana Castro was selected as a finalist for the prestigious Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) 2014 National Olmsted Scholar.

Meyer named Top Twenty Under 30
April 16, 2014Matthew Meyer, LAE 2010, have been added to UF’s list of Top Twenty Under 30 alumni. Both Kolbjornsen and Meyer were recognized and featured in the Winter issue of the Florida Gator Alumni Association magazine.

Perez named UF’s Outstanding Young Alumni
April 16, 2014Carlos Perez, BLA 2004, is a recipient of University of Florida’s Outstanding Young Alumni Award.

The Outstanding Young Alumni Award, established by UF’s Alumni Association, recognizes alumni ages 35 or younger who have distinguished themselves in their profession and community.

SLA&P presents a lecture by Victor Dover
November 14, 2013

An Interview with David Font – HGTV winner
September 17, 2013 – Recently we spoke with David Font, LAE 1998 and winner of HGTV’s show Brother vs. Brother, about his experience on television, what he’ll do with the cash prize and advice for current UF LAE students.

LAE Student Awards
September 17, 2013

Thompson receives service learning awards
March 08, 2013

Urban Design Studio students work with DCP alums
February 25, 2013Javier Omana, Vice President of CPH Engineers and URP alum (class of 1982) and Christina Lathrop, Partner with Dix Lathrop Associates and LAE alum (class of 2012) recently joined landscape architecture students in an all day charrette exploring transportation-oriented development proposals for the Longwood Station district in Orlando. According to LAE student Johan Bueno, “having someone whose life is filled with codes and regulations tell us that our sometimes outlandish ideas are valid is the best feeling in the world.”

Thompson receives Council of Educators’ outstanding communications award
April 17, 2012Kevin Thompson, assistant professor of landscape architecture, presented a paper as a keynote speaker at the International Conference on Sustainable Development in Bali, Indonesia.

Gurucharri named DCP Teacher of the Year
February 09, 2012 – The College Awards Committee has recommended Tina Gurucharri, associate professor and chair of the landscape architecture department, as DCP’s Teacher of the Year for 2011-2012.

Thompson leads student team in springs study
January 31, 2012 – Landscape architecture students are taking hands-on learning to another level: underwater.

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