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MISD Graduate Degree Launch

News | Program Update SBE Launches the Master of Integrated Sustainable Development (MISD) Graduate Degree The SBE Program is proud to announce our brand new Master of Integrated Sustainable Development (MISD) program. Available for the first time in Fall 2022, MISD is a 1-year, 30-credit, on-campus sustainability graduate degree offered within the College of Design, …

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Duhok & Gainesville Extend Sister City Agreement

News | Town & Gown Duhok, Kurdistan, Iraq & Gainesville, FL, USA Extend Sister City Agreement Bahar Armaghani, SBE Director, has long been a leader in promoting a more sustainable and equitable built environment. But did you know that she’s also a local community member who helped to inspire and facilitate the unique connection between …

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SBE Faculty & Students Support the CAP

News | Town & Gown SBE Faculty & Students Support the UF Climate Action Plan (CAP) In 2008/2009, SBE Lecturer & Change Agent, Hal Knowles, served as a project manager for the original UF Climate Action Plan (CAP) Version 1.0 while working at Sustainable UF as a graduate research assistant. Today, both Hal and SBE …

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SBE Alumnus David Wasserman Publishes an Article on AI in Planning

News | Alumni Recognition SBE Alumnus David Wasserman on AI in Planning David Wasserman, AICP, M.A. in Urban and Regional Planning (2014) and B.S. in Sustainability and the Built Environment (2013), has published an article in Planning Magazine on artificial intelligence, “The Art of Learning by Example | Planning for a future when computers can …

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SBE Alumnus Daniel Kruel Makes the Grade

News | Alumni Recognition UF Admissions Showcases SBE Alumnus Daniel Kruel During the Summer 2020 term, the University of Florida Office of Admissions showcased prominent students striving for success. The Program in Sustainability and the Built Environment (SBE) is proud to see one of our alumni, Daniel Kruel, make the grade. For SBE students interested …

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SBE Student Shares Heartfelt Reflections on Graduation

News | Student Spotlight SBE Student Shares Heartfelt Reflections on Graduation in the Time of COVID-19 In this three minute SBE Senior Capstone Journey vignette, Angie Castrillon (Spring 2020 SBE Interdisciplinary Specialization) highlights both heartfelt, and heartbreaking, moments throughout her experiences at the University of Florida and within the SBE program. Walking the talk as a community …

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SBE Welcomes New Faculty Member

News | Program Updates SBE Welcomes New Faculty Member Hal Knowles The UF College of Design, Construction, and Planning is excited to welcome Dr. Hal S. Knowles, III to the SBE family and back into the broader DCP community. Hal earned his B.S. from the M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management in 1997 and …

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SBE Students Attend 2018 Geodesign Summit

News | Student Engagement SBE Students Attend 2018 Esri Geodesign Summit In the Spring of 2018, two Sustainability and the Built Environment majors specializing in geodesign at the University of Florida College of Design, Construction, and Planning attended the 9th Annual Esri Geodesign Summit on January 23-25, 2018 in Redlands, CA (the full proceedings are …

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SBE Alumnus Rains Vickery (Class of 2016)

SBE Alumnus Rains Vickery

News | Alumni Spotlight Rains Vickery | Class of 2016 Rains Vickery is a UF Sustainability in the Built Environment graduate, class of 2016. She started internship with ecoPreserve, a sustainability consultancy based in Orlando, then hired as a full time Sustainability Specialist at ecoPreserve. She is working on exciting projects. Most notably is LEED …

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SBE Students Attend 2017 GreenBuild

News | Student Engagement SBE Students Attend 2017 USGBC GreenBuild UF Sustainability and the Built Environment students Kyle Howard, Tanner Lloyd, Alex Seidenberg, Yedan Niu, and Jake De Leon joined SBE Program Director Bahar Armaghani as LEED Lab representatives at the 2017 USGBC GreenBuild in Boston, MA (a brochure is about the USGBC and ArchitectureBoston …

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