Vernacular Architecture visits North Carolina and Virgina

Students in Dr. Reinberger’s Vernacular Architecture course this semester had the opportunity to participate in a field trip from March 23-25 visiting sites in North Carolina and Virginia. Students started the three day journey with a stop at Mendenhall Homeplace in Jamestown, NC before visiting Old Salem in Winston-Salem, NC.  Old Salem is an historic Moravian community featuring Germanic architecture, founded […]

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East Georgia State College Master Plan Process – Second Year MLA

Over the past four months the second year MLA class has been working with their professors to develop a Campus Master Plan for East Georgia State College (EGSC). The collaborative efforts, real world clients, and exploration of a project from formative research to final design, all came together to provide us with our most real world design experience yet. East Georgia […]

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Historic Preservation Program visits Charleston, SC

Last week students in the Master of Historic Preservation program visited Charleston, SC for their field perspectives course.  As part of their trip to Charleston, the nearly 40 students accompanied by Dr. Reinberger, Dr. Nesbit, and Professor Reap visited a variety of historic sites in the area. On the first day, students visited the Aiken Rhett House and the Nathaniel […]

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MLA Students Make a Site Visit to East Georgia State College

Earlier this month the second year MLA’s made a site visit to East Georgia State College (EGSC) in Swainsboro, Georgia, where they will be developing a campus master plan. This project will continue to hone the class’s design skills, and will also give the students a chance to have a deep and lasting impact on their community. As an access institution, EGSC […]

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Cultural Resource Assessment Class visits Putnam County

On Wednesday January 25, students in Professor Cari Goetcheus’s Cultural Resource Assessment class accompanied by Tom Jones took a trip to rural Putnam County to experience the landscapes and places associated with Alice Walker, Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Color Purple.  The class’s main project for the semester will be working towards a potential National Register nomination for this district […]

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MLA Trip to Wormsloe for Eco-Restoration Studies

On the weekend of January 13th Professor Jon Calabria’s Eco-Restoration class traveled down to the Georgia Barrier Islands to stay at UGA’s campus at Wormsloe, near Savannah, Georgia. The purpose of the trip was to check on several restoration projects that had been set up the previous year: an experiment in the establishment of long leaf pine, a project to create […]

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CED faculty and students working with NASA DEVELOP and the Nature Conservancy

Professor Rosanna Rivero’s students are getting valuable real-world experience through the NASA DEVELOP program at UGA. Check out this great article covering their work with the Nature Conservancy in Atlanta. http://thrivingearthexchange.org/tex-stories/nature-conservancy-nasa-develop-see-atlantas-urban-forests-trees/ Read more about the NASA DEVELOP program here: https://develop.larc.nasa.gov/about.php

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CED Professor Scott Nesbit tackles historical issues of race on the UGA campus

Associate Professor Scott Nesbit discusses the work students are doing in his Public History and Technology classes, and the presentation he and teaching assistant/MHP student Audrey Thomas gave to the Athens Historical Society last week, in this article from the Athens Banner-Herald. You can also access the article here. For more about Professor Nesbit’s work in the digital humanities, click […]

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