USS Constitution sails under own power

BOSTON, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- The USS Constitution set sail Sunday for only the second time in 131 years as thousands of onlookers cheered in South Boston, U.S. Navy officials said.

Earthquakes at Lake Mead a puzzle

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- A series of small earthquakes at Lake Mead may have been caused by Colorado snow runoff that rapidly filled the lake last spring and summer, a geologist says.

Equity acquires Doss Aviation

NEW YORK, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- A Colorado provider of aviation support services to the U.S. government and military has been acquired by private equity firm J.F. Lehman and Co.

Elephant-in-mourning awaits companion

CHICAGO, May 22 (UPI) -- Officials at Chicago's Brookfield Zoo say they have already taken steps to find a new companion for their lone elephant, Christy.

Mo. farm to close after tiger mauling

WARRENTON, Mo., Aug. 6 (UPI) -- The operators of an exotic animal farm in Missouri say they will close down following a weekend attack by a tiger that cost a man his leg.

Tiger shot after Mo. farm attack

WARRENTON, Mo., Aug. 4 (UPI) -- The owner of a Missouri animal farm says she shot a tiger after it had attacked and injured a 26-year-old volunteer.

Study: Icebergs create ocean 'hot spots'

MOSS LANDING, Calif., June 20 (UPI) -- A U.S. study suggests Antarctic icebergs created by global climate change are having a major ecological impact.

Satellite tracks bald ibis to Ethiopia

PALMYRA, Syria, March 2 (UPI) -- Fans of the rare bald ibis, a bird on the brink of extinction, said they know where some of a small Syrian colony of the birds go for the winter. Scientists used satellite tracking to follow three of the birds from one of only two known colonies of bald i

Larger families could mean shorter life

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Parents of large families may have a modest risk of early death, say U.S. and Austrian researchers who studied Utah couples married in the 1800s.

Wendy's to spin off Tim Hortons

DUBLIN, Ohio, July 30 (UPI) -- After of 10 years of control by a U.S. company, Wendy's International, Tim Hortons may come under Canadian control again.

Small earthquakes shake Lake Tahoe

RENO, Nev., Aug. 11 (UPI) -- U.S. researchers recorded nearly 1,600 small earthquakes 20 miles beneath Lake Tahoe, which coincided with the uplifting of a mountain in the Sierra Nevada.

El Nino, La Nina affect deep-see animals

SAN DIEGO, July 23 (UPI) -- California scientists have found climate changes at the oceans' surface profoundly impact larger animals living more than 13,400 feet below.

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Ken Smith
SLP2003052306 - ST. LOUIS, May 23 (UPI) -- St. Louis Fire Department battalion chief Ken Smith, calls for extra alarms as a fire rages through an vacant warehouse that was used years ago as a woodworking plant in St. Louis on May 23, 2003. The fire went to four alarms bring nearly 100 firefighters and 30 fire trucks. dg/bg/Bill Greenblatt UPI

Ken Smith (born 1953) grew up in Iowa, and attended Iowa State University, where he graduated with a Bachelor’s of Landscape Architecture in 1976. After graduation, he apprenticed with sculptor Paul Shao, and worked for the Iowa Conservation Commission in Parks and Recreation Planning. He attended the Harvard Graduate School of Design, and received his Master’s in Landscape Architecture in 1986.

After working in the office of Peter Walker and Martha Schwartz, he opened his own office in New York City in 1992.

Ken Smith is active as an educator, teaching as an adjunct professor at the City College of New York from 1992 to 1996, and as a visiting design critic at the Harvard Graduate School of Design from 1997 to the present.

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