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MOST Center funded by a five-year grant from the National Dish and Wildlife Foundation

Posted on 12/09/2014 by Maggie Haslam

Assistant Professor of Architecture Jana VanderGoot uncovers these phantom streetscapes for the community of Takoma Park, Maryland.

Posted on 12/09/2014 by Maggie Haslam

To stimulate economic development and job creation, state and local governments should target incentives to specific “employment centers” that have the greatest growth potential and regional accessibility, recommends a pair of studies by the University of Maryland National Center for Smart Growth (NCSG).

Posted on 12/09/2014 by Maggie Haslam

National Park Service renews contract with Historic Preservation Program for resource audit

Posted on 11/06/2014 by Maggie Haslam

 

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett has appointed Margaret McFarland, Director of UMD’s Colvin Institute for Real Estate Development, to the Montgomery County Housing Opportunities Commission [HOC], one of the leading affordable housing finance agencies in the US. She was sworn in October 30 at the County Court House, following in the footsteps of Ralph Bennett, who served in the position for 12 years.

 

Posted on 11/06/2014 by Maggie Haslam

Purple Line Community Compact workshop focused on housing, small businesses, workforce development, and a sense of place along the Purple Line.

Posted on 11/06/2014 by Maggie Haslam

2012 PhD graduate Aysegul Yilmaz has been selected to be part of the Kucukyali ArkeoPark project in Istanbul. The project, run by faculty from Koc University, tries to involve the local community in various activities regarding the development of the site.

Posted on 10/28/2014 by Anonymous

2009 PhD graduate Teresa Souza has been selected to the position of social science analyst at the Program Evaluation Division, Office of Policy Development & Research, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Posted on 10/27/2014 by Anonymous
Posted on 10/16/2014 by Kathy Thorne

Last winter, Professor of Architecture Lindley Vann joined faculty from the Anthropology, Art History and Archaeology, Classics, and History programs to form an Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Minor in Archaeology, the first of its kind at the UMD. Read more... Housed under the College of Arts and Humanities, the new minor—which officially launched this fall—offers a unique offshoot for architecture students, fulfilling many general education requirements while exposing them to an interdisciplinary body of scholars and a fundamental understanding of archaeology.

Posted on 10/09/2014 by Maggie Haslam