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.
This month, the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation and the A. James Clark School of Engineering hosted a one-day symposium that explored the challenges encountered by design and construction professionals in the face of integrated project delivery, emerging technologies and the pressure for more efficient construction. Held at the Washington, D.C.