CANR is committed to promoting an inclusive and supportive environment where students, faculty, staff and stakeholders feel respected and free from discrimination. Dean Rieger is assembling a CANR Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee to implement and assess programs and to develop a Diversity Action Plan for the college. Undergraduate students interested in serving on the committee should contact Lauren Bradford (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Christy Mannering (email@example.com).
Interest Meeting on Monday, April 15, 2019 from 6-7, in Gore 308
WINTER SESSION 2020
LANDSCAPE EXPLORATION OF BRAZIL
Brazil is a vast, diverse and ecologically fascinating destination. In this program, students will study how humans interact with plants while learning methods to capture details in the landscape using freehand sketching and journaling. Students will observe and portray the landscape in both Rio de Janeiro – a vibrant city known for diverse architecture and gardens, miles of beaches, and warm, welcoming people – and the Amazon Rain Forest. Students will see how the work of the famous landscape architect, Roberto Burle Marx affects Brazilian culture in public and private gardens in and around Rio. Students will also enjoy the beach, modern art museums and various cultural events such as samba and the famous “hippie fair”.
Students will interact with members of the landscape firm Roberto Burle Marx, LTD as they study a variety of Brazilian landscapes and artists. In addition, sketching techniques, students will learn landscape architecture graphic techniques used to portray the urban environment and its related objects through visits to gardens, art museums and modern buildings. This program includes a major excursion to the Amazon River where we explore the flora, fauna and culture of the Amazon Rain Forest. A weekend excursion to a famous botanical garden and art complex and Tiradentes (historic gold trail town).
Landscape exploration of Rio de Janeiro and the Amazon provides students with the rich experience of immersion in the cultural and ecological patterns of Brazil. Whether you are interested in cultural landscapes, tropical ecology, art, or architecture, this program is your chance to experience the vibrant culture and emerging economy of Brazil.
Registration for exhibitors and vendors is now open on the Ag Day Website and runs until March 27.
There are a lot of things to consider as you prepare for life after graduation, and to help you navigate the transition from being a student to being out in the real world, the UD Young Alumni Network invites you to this semester’s LIFE AFTER UD: SENIOR SERIES events.
This spring, there will be two workshops featuring alumni and community experts on the topics:
Investing In Your Future
Monday, March 12 | 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. | Memorial Hall 127
Make smart financial decisions that will benefit you for years to come.
Relocating After Graduation
Monday, April 23 | 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. | Brown Lab 101
Learn what to do when relocating after graduation and how to stay connected to UD alumni wherever you land.
You must REGISTER HERE—the first 100 students to register will receive the all-inclusive guide to navigating life after college, from dressing for a business meeting to paying taxes and more. Snacks are provided! Walk-ins are permitted if space is available.
ALSO—don’t forget to save the date for the LIFE AFTER UD: GRAD FAIR on April 18-20 at the UD Barnes & Noble Bookstore! Visit www.UDconnection.com/SeniorSeries to learn more.
Contact Diane Wikso AS10, 12M at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.