Department News

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News

Facing high water, Hudson towns reimagine waterfronts
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, in partnership with Cornell, is announcing a chance for Hudson riverfront communities to host the university’s Department of Landscape Architecture’s Climate-Adaptive Design Studio in...
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Climate Change
  • Water
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News

Researchers have identified a species of milkweed that holds promise for planting on roadsides to improve conservation habitat for migrating monarch butterflies.
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Entomology
  • Environment
Brita Lorentzen and Sturt Manning examine wood in the belfry of St. James A.M.E. Zion Church.

News

Cornell researchers and students are collaborating with community members to shed light on the role St. James A.M.E. Zion Church played in the abolitionist movement of the 1800s.
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Landscape
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News

Two projects from Instructor Mitch Glass’ LA 6020 studio based in Cleveland, Ohio, and one project from Associate Professor Maria Goula’s LA 6010 studio based in Barcelona, Spain, were recognized under the ASLA Student Award’s General Design and...
  • Landscape Architecture
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News

The faculty recipients of the 2021 Innovative Teaching and Learning Awards will use grants of up to $20,000 to explore new teaching technologies and strategies to enhance the student learning environment across campus.
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Neurobiology and Behavior
  • School of Integrative Plant Science

Department Lectures

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Lecture

Marvin I. Adleman Memorial Lecture: Walter Hood
The Department of Landscape Architecture is proud to welcome Walter Hood, who will deliver the 2021 Professor Marvin I. Adleman Memorial Lecture. This virtual lecture is open to the public. Speaker Bio: Walter Hood is the Founder and Creative...
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Lecture

The Department of Landscape Architecture is proud to welcome Andrew Sargeant to present at the department's Landscape Lecture Series. Speaker Bio: Andrew Sargeant, ASLA, is a tech enthusiast looking to pioneer the use of design technology for...
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Lecture

The Department of Landscape Architecture is proud to welcome Thaisa Way to present at the department's Landscape Lecture Series. Speaker Bio: Thaisa Way is the Director of Studies for Garden & Landscape Studies at the Dumbarton Oaks Research...
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Lecture

The Department of Landscape Architecture is proud to welcome Jane Hutton to present at the department's Landscape Lecture Series. Speaker Bio: Jane Hutton is a landscape architect, teaching at the University of Waterloo School of Architecture...
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Lecture

The Department of Landscape Architecture is proud to welcome Azzurra Cox to present at the department's Landscape Lecture Series. Speaker Bio: Azzurra Cox comes to landscape architecture by way of her love of cities and her commitment to public...