• October 14, 2014

    Professor Thomas Nieman was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the Council of Landscape Architecture Registration Boards. The Council is an organization of all of the state and provincial boards that govern licensure of Landscape Architects. Dr. Nieman has long been involved as member and chair of the licensure board in Kentucky and teaches Landscape Architecture Registration Exam review sessions around the United States. 

  • September 14, 2014

    Landscape Architecture students participated in UKLA Design Week 2014 September 8 - 13. Six vertically-integrated groups developed design concepts for the UK property south of Alumni Drive and west of the Arboretum. Panelists from the University, community, and landscape architecture profession shared information and perspectives with the students throughout the week. Greg Havens of Sasaki Associates gave a keynote address on the UK master plan on Monday, and Stephanie Grigsby, principal at Design Workshop in Tahoe, spent Monday through Wednesday working with students.

  • June 26, 2014

    Alumni Plaza ribbon cutting was June 24. Read the press release here.

  • June 12, 2014

    Alumni plaza, below the UKLA offices, is nearing completion. Marilla construction set the Indiana limestone benches in place today. Element Design of Lexington designed the plaza with UKLA alum Ramona Fry as lead landscape architect. 

    Alumni Construction 1

  • May 23, 2014

    Graduation May 2014

  • May 23, 2014

    Several UKLA students are working in professional internships this summer. Among them are the students below:

    Brian Roach: UKLA, Jayoung Koo

    Alex Breit: Barrett Partners, Lexington

    Margaret Maloney: 21st Century Parks, Louisville

    Hannah McClure: UKLA, Jayoung Koo

    Liz Clark: Egbers Land Design, Florence, Kentucky

    Brandon Coggeshall: UKLA, Chris Sass

  • May 5, 2014

    WUKY General Manager Tom Godell recently interviewed UKLA professor Christopher Sass and fifth-year student Rachel Cunningham about Landscape Architecture and UKLA. The interview was broadcast on the UK Perspectives program on WUKY on May 2. You can hear a podcast of the full interview at this link: http://wuky.org/post/world-landscape-architecture

  • April 25, 2014

    Brian Lee was recently honored by the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) with their Excellence in Service-learning Award. CELA awards, which are given annually, are highly competitive and are a mark of sustained accomplishment. Professors Ryan Hargrove, Chris Sass and Ned Crankshaw were present to honor Brian, along with 400 of his colleagues from around the United States and many other countries, at the CELA annual meeting in Baltimore, Maryland.

  • February 6, 2014

    Instructor: Thomas J. Nieman, PhD

    Our LARE preparation session is open to any graduate of a Landscape Architecture program who is contemplating licensure. Dr. Nieman has taught preparation sessions at the ASLA Annual Meeting for the past nine years and in numerous states around the country.

    Contact for Information 859/257-3826 or 859/257-7295

    tnieman@uky.edu or LADUG@uky.edu

  • November 21, 2013

    Vancouver, BC is a global leader in urban sustainability. It's an ideal setting for students to learn about the implementation of programs related to energy, water, land use, transportation, conservation. By focusing on strategies for the long term well-being of the city and its residents Vancouver has molded itself into one of the most livable cities in the world. Brian Lee will be leading a group of students on an education abroad program in May to learn about Vancouver's efforts and to explore its urban landscape and setting.