A retirement party for Peter Olin, former chair of the Landscape Architecture program and current Landscape Management professor in the Department of Horticultural Science, will be held on June 10, 2011. The Department of Horticultural Science will host the event at the University of Minnesota Campus Club from 3-6 pm to celebrate Professor Olin and the impact he has made at the University.
Olin is Director Emeritus of the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum and soon-to-be Professor Emeritus of the Horticultural Science program. He has taught upper-level design courses, planting design, gardening and public garden management. Olin has worked as a landscape architect and was national president of the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture. He is a Fellow in the American Society of Landscape Architects and a former member and vice president of the Landscape Architecture Foundation.
Cost is $15 per person and checks can be made to the University of Minnesota. Checks will be accepted at the party or in advance at 305 Alderman Hall, 1970 Folwell Ave, St. Paul, MN 55108.