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SEDRD New Student Orientation Day

Orientation for all new undergraduate (BLA) and graduate students (MLA, RPD, CDE, PhD) within the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development will take place on Wednesday, September 9th, 2015 in the Landscape Architecture building. SEDRD Orientation Schedule: 9:30 am  Landscape Architecture Student Society (LASS); for BLA & MLA’s.  Room 125. 10:00 - 11:30 am  BLA - Bachelor of Landscape Architecture Information Session.  BLA overview,  registration / counselling information and program questions.  Room LA 125.

MSc Thesis Defence - Davin Marcus Raja

Rural Planning and Development - MSc Thesis Defense by Davin Marcus Raja Title:  “Impact of the Introduction of Mechanized Agriculture on a Traditional Rice-Growing Community in Sarawak, Malaysia” Tuesday, September 8, 2015 2:00 pm Landscape Architecture Building, Room 133 Examination Committee: Harry Cummings, Advisor John FitzSimons, Committee Member John Devlin, Chair of Exam All are welcome to attend.

MSc Thesis Defence - Shannon Thibodeau

Capacity Development & Extension - MSc Thesis Defense by Shannon Thibodeau Title:  “Learning Beyond Borders and Classrooms:  Brazilian Students in a Canadian Post-Secondary Institution” Tuesday, September 8, 2015 1:00 P.M. Landscape Architecture Bldg., Room 127 Examination Committee: Jim Mahone, Advisor Al Lauzon, Committee Member Nathan Perkins, Chair of Exam All are welcome to attend.

MSc Thesis Defence - Katrin Sawatzky

Capacity Development & Extension - MSc Thesis Defense by Katrin Sawatzky Title: “Living Transition:  Stories of Resiliency a Heuristic Study” Tuesday, September 8, 2015 9:00 A.M. Landscape Architecture Building, Room 127 Examination Committee: Al Lauzon, Advisor Nathan Perkins, Committee Member Jim Mahone, Chair All are welcome to attend.

MLA Thesis Defence - Stuart Chan

Landscape Architecture - MLA Master's Examination The final examination for Stuart Chan will be held on Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 at 1:00 pm in Room 143 of the Landscape Architecture building.  The thesis is "Designing With the Scars of our Landscapes:  Dilemmas and Delights in Working with Terrain Vague and Postmodern Concepts".  Advisor:  Larry Harder Advisory Committee Member:  Sean Kelly  Chair of Exam:  Karen Landman All welcome to attend.

MLA Thesis Defence - Elena Christy

The Master of Landscape Architecture final examination for Elena Christy will be held on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 1:00 pm in Room 125 of the Landscape Architecture building.,  The thesis is "Designing Resilient Citylands through Community Participation".  Advisor:  Karen Landman; Advisory Committee Member:  Alison Blay-Palmer; Chair of Exam:  Larry Harder. All welcome to attend.

MLA Thesis Defence - Jessica Brommer

The Master of Landscape Architecture final examination for Jessica Brommer will be held on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 9:30 am in Room 125 of the Landscape Architecture building.  The thesis is "Planning for Trees, Developing a Spatial Form Model to Determine Maximum Potential Canopy Cover and Other Urban Forestry Metrics in Guelph, Ontario".  Advisor:  Robert Corry; Advisory Committee Member:  James Taylor; Chair of Exam:  Sean Kelly. All welcome to attend.

Fall 2015 GTA Applications Due

The SEDRD Graduate Teaching Assistantship Job Postings for Fall 2015 are available.  To apply for these positions, graduate student candidates should apply directly through the TA and Sessional webpage.  Deadline for applications is Friday, June 19 by 4:00 pm. If you have any questions please contact Anna Gallina, SEDRD Administrative Assistant at agallina@uoguelph.ca or via telephone at:  519-824-4120, ext. 53353.

MSC Thesis Defence - Robin Clark

Capacity Development & Extension - MSc Thesis Defense by Robin Clark “Meeting the Needs of Rural Youth through Community Innovation: Development of the Fusion Youth Activity and Technology Centre from 2005 to 2013” Thursday, June 18, 2015 10:00 a.m. Landscape Architecture Building, Room 143 Examination Committee: Al Lauzon, Advisor Jim Mahone, Committee Member Nathan Perkins, Chair of Exam All are welcome to attend.

Alumni Awards of Excellence Gala 2015, Honouring Karl Stensson, BLA '73

Alumni Awards of Excellence Gala  June 12, 2015, 6 pm Alumni Concourse, Rozanski Hall This year the University of Guelph Alumni Association will recognize four exceptional alumni for their outstanding achievements and commitment to excellence on Alumni Weekend, for the Alumni Awards of Excellence Gala.  The evening will feature a gala dinner, awards presentation, silent auction, and much more!

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