College of Architecture and Planning

Campus lawns will survive, not thrive

Green grass is giving way to a brownish-yellow hue as the U plays its part to conserve water.


Photo of Demetrius Kourtides, a man in his 80s, leaning against a wall with partially shown 1912 carved into the outside of the building. He's wearing a black suit jacket with a blue tartan tie.

Humans of the U: Demetrius Kourtides

“To be honest with you, I just don’t like to be retired…I don’t like golf, I don’t go hunting…I wanted to do something different.”


THE DISAPPEARING DARK

The U has awarded formal recognition to the Consortium for Dark Sky Studies, the first academic center in the world dedicated to discovering, developing, communicating and applying knowledge pertaining to the quality of the night skies.