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Community engagement--a regular feature of programs we offer here at the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation--is currently being recognized and showcased by the broader campus.


UMD has developed outstanding initiatives to serve our students, campus family and the collective community. Fearless Connections: Campus and Community Engagement is a newly created catalog that highlights over 45 projects from more than 32 campus units, and shows how these projects strengthen campus and community partnerships.


Posted on 12/11/2018 by Jelena Djakovic
Dec 11, 2018
6:30 PM
Baby Wale, Washington, D.C.

Join us on Tuesday, December 11th for our Alumni Network Meeting at Baby Wale in Washington, D.C. We will discuss our 2019 activities, and have the opportunity to network and eat :)


Posted on 12/06/2018 by Jelena Djakovic

"Dr. Ferentinos spent time with several University of Maryland students that are wrapping up a semester-long preservation studio course identifying historic places in Baltimore significant for their role in LGBTQ life. The UMD studio class was led by Dr. Jeremy C. Wells and will result in new documentation of The Hippo in Baltimore City and a toolkit that can be used by other amateur historians and citizens to continue the necessary work." - Preservation Maryland


Posted on 12/06/2018 by Jelena Djakovic

MAPP's Roots Home & Abroad student service group has created a crowd-funding opportunity to continue with a project to build a community center in Haiti.

Posted on 12/04/2018 by Jelena Djakovic
Nov 16, 2018
6:00 PM
Great Space

Portfolio Panel, November 16, 2018, 6:00pm in the Great Space.


Posted on 11/09/2018 by Jelena Djakovic
Dec 8, 2018
ARC 1111

The Colvin Case Study Challenge is a national intercollegiate real estate case study competition for full or part-time students enrolled in a college or university real estate program (undergraduate or graduate). The Challenge is to document a recent innovative real estate project within the team’s metropolitan region.

Posted on 11/06/2018 by Carrie Chard

The 5th Annual Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Real Estate Awards Gala will take place on March 5, 2019 with a special presentation from Matt Slepin, Leading Voices in Real Estate.

Posted on 10/26/2018 by Carrie Chard

Professor Ronit Eisenbach has been working with Arts on the Block and the Quebec Terrace/Carroll Avenue community in Silver Spring for several years, on the 

Posted on 10/25/2018 by Jelena Djakovic

Harvard University’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health has selected Marccus Hendricks, Ph.D., as a JPB Environmental Health Fellow, a position that supports research on the “social and physical determinants of environmental health” with a particular focus on vulnerable  communities.


Posted on 10/23/2018 by Jelena Djakovic

Gerrit Knaap presents the keynote speech tonight, October 4th, at a three-day conference on smart growth that is being hosted by the University of Illinois' Institute for Sustainability, Energy and Environment. The focus of the conference is on sustainable cities.

Posted on 10/04/2018 by Jelena Djakovic