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Construction & Planning
Sept. 25, 2009
Not your typical summer
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Construction and Planning
The UF Solar Decathlon Team had a busy summer:
flying a model to Madrid and deconstructing the McCredie house
(above) to salvage building materials for its house.
Follow the team's progress on its website
and Facebook page as it works toward the
competition finale in Madrid next spring.
We have added many new
images to our gallery
during the summer
See the photos
To submit photos for the
college gallery, e-mail Allie
Layos or Julie Frey
Read about a new project
by DCP alum, Jason
Fisher, as he visualizes a
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Congratulations to the following faculty for their recent promotions
Mark McGlothlin has been granted tenure and promoted to ARC
associate professor, and Margaret Portillo, IND chair, has been
promoted to professor.
Candy Carmel-Gilfilen, IND assistant professor, and Maruja
Torres, IND associate professor, received their LEED AP.
Marty Hylton, IND assistant professor, is the new director of the
Preservation Institute: Nantucket (view this summer's PI:N photos).
About the Editor
Alexandra Layos will be taking over as editor of DCP News.
Allie is a master's student in the College of Journalism and
Communications and the new graduate assistant for DCP
Information & Publication Services.
Originally from Pennsylvania, she spent four years in Missouri
where she received bachelor's degrees in both communications and
equestrian science from William Woods University.
She has worked at a variety of magazines and newspapers, and
spent her undergraduate years working for the college's university
relations office, writing press releases and working on the alumni
magazine. A lover of fiction, Allie also has three books published
and hopes to find time to write many more.
Allie can be reached at email@example.com.
Published & Presented
Did you present at a
conference or have your-
work published this
summer? Let us know for
the Oct. 9 issue of DCP
Check out ARC professor
Gary W. Siebein's
spotlight featured on the
UF homepage for the
month of July.
Campaign time again
It's that time of year.
Starting Oct. 5, you can give online with the
UF Community Campaign.
More information coming soon.
Contact Julie Frey if you have any questions.
Architecture Lecture Series
Oct. 12: Juhani Pallasmaa, an architect and professor from
Helsinki, Finland, will present "Touching the World-Architecture and
the Senses," from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Norman Hall.
Building Construction Career Fair
Oct. 13: Each year over 100 companies and over 400 students
attend the career fair. This semester's fair will be held from 9:30 a.
m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Stephen C. O'Connell Center.
BCN Homecoming BBQ
Oct. 17: The Gators are scheduled to play Arkansas. Plan to stop
at Rinker Hall at 9:30 a.m. for a tour of Rinker Hall, the Charles R.
Perry Construction Yard and to visit with fellow alumni. BBQ runs
from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
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Oct. 22: Heinz Tesar, an architect and a professor from Vienna,
Austria, will present "Recent Works-Architecture of Layers," from 6
p.m. to 8 p.m. in Norman Hall.
Submit your upcoming events to the DCP News calendar.
Please send news tips for the next issue to
Julie Frey or Allie Layos by Oct. 2.
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