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Clemson Graduate Students Compete in ULI Hines Student Competition

January 18, 2019

Five Clemson University graduate students in the Master of Real Estate Development Program (MRED), the Master of City and Regional Planning Program (MCRP) and the Master of Historic Preservation Program (MSHP) get set in January 2019 to compete in the national ULI Hines Student Competition. In its 17th year, teams of five students from at least three disciplines participate in the ideas competition to devise a “development program for a real site in a North American city, providing designs, market-based financial data, and related narratives.” (ULI Hines Student Competition)

The Clemson students competing as a multi-disciplinary team in this year’s challenge include Caitlin Coppinger (MCRP), Sean Dorsy (MRED), Alex Pemberton (MRED), James Poulnot (MRED), and Kendra Waters (MSHP). According to ULI, the competition “challenges students to collaborate across disciplines and imagine a better built environment.”

This year’s team will use the knowledge acquired during their academic years at Clemson University and various design, community planning, preservation and architecture experience each gained individually in their undergraduate education and careers before joining their respective graduate programs.

Each team will have two weeks for design their comprehensive design, January 14-28, 2019. The 2019 site is Cincinnati, Ohio. Toronto hosted the 2018 competition.

The winning team receives $50,000 and the finalist teams receive $10,000. Stay tuned for finalist team announcements in February 2019 and finalist teams presentation and winner announcements in April 2019.

Learn more about the ULI Hines Student Competition

Learn more about Clemson University’s MRED, MCRP, and MSHP Programs



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