Meet the New Student Assistants

You may have seen Rachel and Julia in Music Hall or Agriculture Hall before. Aside from being recent Department hirees, both are also undergraduates within the Department! Learn more about what led them to their …

A Letter From the Chair

Gaining momentum in the Department of Planning and Landscape Architecture! Greetings friends and alumni! We’ve been thinking about you over the past year-plus as we gain momentum in our new combined Department of Planning and …

The Kaufman Desk

Anyone walking through the basement of Music Hall will notice a special item anchoring the front corner of the Kaufman Lab for the Study and Design of Food Systems and Marketplaces. Professor Jerry Kaufman’s children, …

Keep In Touch

  Keep in Touch with New Tools from UW Alumni Association!  We want to hear from you, and the UW Alumni Association has new online tools make this even easier. Please consider the using these new tools to help …

PLA Makes a Splash at ASLA in Philadelphia

This past October, 23 of our landscape architecture students attended ASLA’s Annual Meeting and EXPO in Philadelphia. With the help of the Department, as well as the Wisconsin ASLA State Chapter, these students participated in …

WSPA Professional Project Forum

As each spring semester nears an end, MS URPL students, faculty, staff, and partners gather to celebrate the culmination of URPL students’ work toward their master’s degree. This past May, thirteen master’s students presented their …

In Memoriam

The Department of Planning and Landscape Architecture is saddened to share news of the passing of two former professors – Professor Ved Prakash and Professor Bruce Murray – over the course of this past year. …

Faculty Profile: Carey McAndrews

This August, DPLA welcomed Associate Professor Carolyn (Carey) McAndrews to the department as a new member of the faculty. Dr. McAndrews’ research seeks to understand how emerging health, safety, and environmental goals become part of …