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HP Program to honor The Nantucket Preservation Trust
November 12, 2014

Construction Hall of Fame 2014 Inductees
November 04, 2014 – On Oct. 18, the Rinker School of Construction Management inducted Harley Miller, Tom Miller and Karl Watson, Sr. into the Construction Hall of Fame.

URP ranked top planning school
October 09, 2014 – The Department of URP has been named a top planning school by the the Planetizen Guide to Graduate Planning Programs.

Thompson awarded Fulbright Scholarship
October 08, 2014Kevin Thompson, associate professor of landscape architecture, has been awarded an American Indonesian Exchange Foundation (AMINEF) Fulbright Senior Scholar award for academic year 2014/2015.

HP Workshop in Myanmar
October 08, 2014 – As part of the Envision Heritage initiative, the UF Historic Preservation Program conducted a two-day workshop on 3D laser scanning and imaging for heritage for the Myanmar Ministry of Culture (Department of Archaeology division).

Clark and Kohen attend UIA 2014 World Congress Durban South Africa
October 02, 2014 – SoA professors, Nancy Clark and Martha Kohen, attended the International Union of Architects UIA XXV World Congress Edition Aug. 3 – 8 in the city of Durban in South Africa. The Congress was attended by more than 5000 delegates from around the world who presented, discussed and exhibited their ideas on the theme, “Architecture Otherwhere: Resilience, Ecology, Values.”

Need tickets to the UF vs. LSU game?
September 22, 2014 – In conjunction with the DCP symposium and reunion weekend, Oct. 9 – 11, we’re selling tickets to the UF vs. LSU game. DCP block seating is available. To purchase LSU football tickets, contact Marsha Phillips at or 352-294-1410.

Issa selected as VP for the North American region of UPADI
September 10, 2014Dr. Issa, BCN professor, attended the 2014 meeting of the Pan American Union of Engineering Societies (UPADI) in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, Aug. 11-16. At the meeting he was nominated by the American Society of Civil Engineers and elected as Vice-President for the North American region of UPADI.

LA Fall Welcome
September 10, 2014 – On Aug. 28, LAE held its annual “Fall Welcome,” a gathering for new and returning students. Thank you to everyone who attended!

Nawari receives Fulbright Grant
July 22, 2014Dr. Nawari Nawari, SOA associate professor, has received a 2014-2015 Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant for teaching and research in Kuwait. Nawari will be conducting research and teaching in Kuwait for ten months during Fall 2014 and Spring 2015. The project has an 80% teaching part and a 20% research component.

BCN alum named UF’s newest trustee
June 27, 2014David Brandon, BCN 1981, founder of Brandon Construction Company in Palm Harbor, has been selected by the State University System’s Board of Governors as UF’s newest trustee. Brandon has expressed continued commitment to the university as a fundraiser and charter member of the M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management Advisory Council.

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