As the first recipient of the $20,000 LAF Honor Scholarship in Memory of Joe Lalli, FASLA, Sanaz Chamanara embodies much of what Joe stood for during his 46-year career as a landscape architect, artist, philanthropist, mentor, and teacher.
It took more than just adding water. It wasn’t instant, either.
But Detroit’s water department and Land Bank Authority as well as the University of Michigan turned four vacant city lots into gardens designed to corral storm water.
Officials with the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department, the city’s Land Bank Authority, UM and community groups held a celebration Wednesday for the pilot project’s completion. The event was held at one of the lots, located on Evergreen between Joy and Tireman.
Center for Advanced Urbanism conference explores the suburbs’ sustainable future
Jonathan Mingle | MIT School of Architecture and Planning
April 27, 2016
On the global stage, cities may be where the spotlight often falls — but the suburbs are where the action is.
Two SNRE assistant professors recently earned National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) awards — the organization’s most prestigious program for supporting early-career scientists. According to the NSF, CAREER awards support junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education, and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 5:00PM on 11 May 2016
APPLICATION DEADLINE: not specified
PURPOSE: The Society of Environmentally Responsible Facilities (SERF) supports students in their studies to become thoughtful leaders in the field of green buildings and Practical Environmental Stewardship.
AWARD: Range: $1,000 up to $5,000
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 1 February 2016
PURPOSE: To encourage a commitment by students to a career in Environmental Health.
AWARD: One $2,000 award for tuition and fees.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 1 February 2016 to the State Chairman
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 15 April 2015