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Learn more about the exciting things happening in our program! We are committed to a vision of a sustainable and resilient future for natural and cultural landscapes.

The many students who attended LABash 2018. We are so excited for LABash 2019!
The Student ASLA was hard at work last semester campaigning for their LABash2019 fundraiser. From all of us on the UMD Student ASLA Executive Board, we would like to extend our gratitude to the many...
Senior Edith Guardado Martinelli taking in one of the few glaciers still present in New Zealand
Restful, active, a new experience, or same-old, this winter break was different for all of our students. Here is what a couple students had to say about their time off: How was this winter break...
Charles Birnbaum delivering his lecture to an audience of students
This past Thursday, January 31st, the University of Maryland and Maryland ASLA were delighted to host Charles Birnbaum, Founder and CEO of the Cultural Landscapes Foundation, to deliver a lecture...
A graphic of a christmas tree with the words "Merry Christmas and Happy New Year" next to it
December is here and most students have at least one thing on their mind: The Holidays! Traditions, old and new, always make the season even more exciting. What holiday traditions do you have? Here’s...
Four senior landscape architecture students stand by their parking day poster to accept the award
Remember PARK(ing) Day this past September? The Student ASLA sure does! In fact, the Student ASLA was recognized as the winner of the PARK(ing) Day Instagram Contest at the Potomac ASLA Chapter...
A group of students and faculty eat together
5 o’clock came quickly as students were ready to bolt to their homes for a highly anticipated Thanksgiving break, but not before they had a taste of the holiday with their fellow Landscape...
six students stand holding pumpkins that they carved
To celebrate the Halloween festivities, the Student ASLA held their annual Pumpkin Carving Party. Students from the undergraduate and graduate studios traded pens and markers for carving tools and...
two golf carts and one golfer are in the foreground, in the background the sun is rising on the golf course
MDASLA hosted its annual golf outing tournament in support of the MDASLA Scholarship Fund. All donations from this event go towards scholarships offered to landscape architecture students in the...
Julie Bargmann sits at table talking with a group of 11 students
On October 10th, our program had the privilege to welcome Julie Bargmann into our department home. Julie is the Founder and Principle of D.I.R.T. Studio and a landscape architecture professor at the...
On September 21st, Landscape Architecture students participated in what was another successful PARK(ing) Day design competition! This national event challenges people to reimagine parking spaces as a...
Dr. Christopher Ellis was inducted into the Academy of Fellows for the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) during the CELA conference in Blacksburg, Virginia From the CELA bylaws,...
Congratulations are in order for: Student Team: Laura Robinson, Avantika Dalal, Joshua Franklin, Jason Poole, Jen Ren (Landscape Architecture); Tuana Philips, Joshua Nichols (Environmental Science...
Dennis Nola
Please extend your congratulations to the newly elected ASLA Vice President for Membership, Dennis Nola. VP Nola was voted by the ASLA board of trustees to serve a 2-year term on the Executive Board...
Reposted from University Libraries, "Biowall installation transforms McKeldin Library entry:" Living plants now cover the surface of an interior wall in McKeldin Library as workers complete...
Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center Sunken Garden
Introduction In the fall 2017, the new Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center (ESJ) provided an incredible opportunity to support the learning outcomes of LARC 152 Greening Cities. Over 50...
Read the latest (and previous) version of the SASLA Newsletter in the Student Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architecture (SASLA) page on our website! Learn about the exciting things...
Congratulations to our first year MLA students whose Southwest Charter School, Baltimore MD Site Inventory project was chosen as one of this year's Sustainable Growth Challenge award winners. The...
Congratulations to the Urban Design Studio (LARC 440) students who won 2nd and 3rd place in the 2018 Better Philadelphia Challenge Student Design Competition . This is HUGE!! See the winning design...
Dr. Vikki Chanse, Associate Professor in our department, is among the authors included in the new book "Design as Democracy" published by Island Press. Dr. Chanse's article, "Raise Your Own Sea Level...
Thomas Woltz and LARC students
Inspiring and innovative landscape architect, Thomas Woltz , FASLA, CLARB, Principal, Nelson Byrd Woltz , presented a fascinating and bold Fall University Landscape Architecture Lecture. The day...

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