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UT Landscape Architecture Faculty Member Part of White House Tour
Several UT faculty members will be accompanying City of Knoxville and White House officials on a Climate Resiliency Tour around Knoxville today. Matt Murray, director of the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy; Mary English, a fellow at the Baker Center; and Brad Collett, assistant professor of plant sciences and landscape architecture, will…
UT Launches Smart Communities Initiative with Cleveland Tennessee
The city of Cleveland, Tennessee, has been chosen as the first partner city for UT’s new service-learning program, the Smart Communities Initiative. The partnership begins this fall. “Through the Smart Communities Initiative, we’re going to partner faculty and students with cities, counties, special districts, and other municipal groups to engage in real-world problem solving aimed…
UT Landscape Architecture Professor Receives Research Fellowship
An assistant professor of landscape architecture and plant sciences has received a research fellowship to develop performance evaluation methods for regional landscape projects. Brad Collett was recently named a 2014 research fellow of the Case Study Investigation Program of the Landscape Architecture Foundation. The program is a collaboration-based initiative that pairs student-faculty teams with leading…
UT Architecture Professor’s Project Honored for Outreach and Engagement
An associate professor of architecture at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has received a national award for his exemplary engagement and outreach scholarship. This was one of eight granted in the nation. Thomas K. Davis‘ program, which focuses on outreach partnerships in greater Nashville, was selected by a panel of university engagement administrators through the…
Dean Scott Poole Named One of Thirty Most Admired Design Educators of 2014
Scott Poole, dean of UT’s College of Architecture and Design, has been named one of the thirty Most Admired Educators of 2014 by DesignIntelligence, a report published by the Design Futures Council. DesignIntelligence is noted as the most important and respected poll in the country for the design disciplines. Its rankings are equivalent to those…