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Interior Design ProDay 2013
December 09, 2013 – For interior design students, ProDay 2013 offered a unique opportunity to network with industry professionals.

Grand Guard members visit DCP
November 26, 2013 – The University of Florida Class of 1963 and Grand Guard members, alumni who graduated 50 years ago, came back to campus for a three-day reunion Nov. 21-23.

2013 BCN Construction Hall of Fame
November 21, 2013 – On Nov. 9, James H. Pugh, Jr., BCN 1963, was inducted into the M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Building Construction Hall of Fame.

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts serves as teaching tool for CityLab-Orlando
November 06, 2013N. O. Nawari, architecture associate professor, working in collaboration with Frank Bosworth, director of CityLab-Orlando, and Michael Kuenstle, architecture associate professor, extended the architectural structures curriculum into the built environment using Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in Orlando.

Kibert, Torres and Sullivan involved with GA construction certification approval from ANSI
November 05, 2013 – On October 23, the Green Advantage (GA) construction personnel certification gained approval from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).

Shimberg Center shares $370,000 grant from MacArthur Foundation
October 28, 2013 – UF’s Shimberg Center for Housing Studies and Program for Resource Efficient Communities (PREC) have been awarded $370,000 from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation for research on energy efficiency and utility costs in affordable rental housing.

Roy Graham Receives the James Marston Fitch Award
September 25, 2013 – The National Council for Preservation Education is honoring Roy Eugene Graham with the prestigious James Marston Fitch Award

16th Annual SoA Mexico Studio Exhibit
September 24, 2013 – The 16th annual exhibit of student work from the 2013 Mexico Summer Program opened Sept. 16 in the college gallery

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.

Jennifer Ramski stays connected to her hometown, passionate about interior design
August 22, 2013Jennifer Ramski, NCIDQ, IDAF (Interior Design Association of Florida), IND 1978, is a sixth generation Gainesvillian. She also is a P.K. Yonge “lifer,” meaning she attended UF-affilated P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School from kindergarten through 12th grade. When she had a chance to work on the furniture specification for the school’s new P.K. Yonge 21st century K-5 learning center, it was particularly gratifying.

Guy Peterson OFA named AIA Florida Firm of the Year
August 07, 2013 – The Florida Association of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Florida) recently announced that Guy Peterson OFA, a Sarasota based architectural firm, has been selected to receive the 2013 AIA Florida Firm of the Year Award. This award recognizes outstanding achievement in design, community services, education, and service to the profession and the AIA by an architectural firm.

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