CED Faculty and PhD Student Present Work at Visual Resource Stewardship Conference

Visual Resource Stewardship Conference presentation Argonne National Laboratory, Illinois November 7 – 9, 2017 Attending and presenting: Brian Orland, Jon Calabria, Micah Taylor PhD student Micah Taylor joined CED faculty members Brian Orland and Jon Calabria in a presentation at a recent conference at the Argonne National Laboratory in Lemont, Illinois. The Visual Resource Stewardship conference, Landscape and Seaside Management […]

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Professor to Speak at Georgia Drone Summit

Associate Professor Cari Goetcheus will be speaking at the Georgia Drone Summit regarding the use of drones for heritage conservation. Held October 20 & 21st at the Athens Classic Center, visit http://www.georgiadronesummit.com/ to learn more about the 1 1/2 day event and to register. There is a discounted rate for students. From the website: “In addition to plenty of networking time, this […]

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MHP Students, Faculty, and Alumni Participate in State Historic Preservation Conference

The CED MHP Program was well-represented at the State Historic Preservation Conference in Madison, GA, May 18-20, with UGA alumni, students and faculty engaged as organizers, speakers, volunteers and participants. MHP alumni played key roles on the organizing committee—Madison Planning Director Monica Callahan, Preservation Planner Ken Kocher, and Madison-Morgan Conservancy Executive Director Christine McCauley. In addition to providing host community […]

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Students attend World Heritage and U.S. Civil Rights Sites Symposium

Several CED students and Program Coordinator Professor Reap attended the World Heritage and U.S. Civil Rights Sites Symposium hosted by Georgia State University last week.  The purpose of the symposium was to discuss the potential nomination of sites associated with the U.S. Civil Rights Movement to the World Heritage List.  Representatives for many of these sites as well as experts in […]

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MEPD Alumnus Matthew Nahrstedt Discusses Mentor Match Program on APA Website

Matthew Nahrstedt (MEPD 2016) recently wrote an Impact Story for the American Planning Association (APA) website discussing his experience with the APA’s Mentor Match program and the 2016 National Planning Conference in Phoenix. Matthew now works as an Environmental Planner and Designer with the nonprofit Institute for Building Technology and Safety, a job he secured at the conference. Read more about his […]

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MHP Graduate Coordinator James Reap attends conference in Estonia

MHP Graduate Coordinator James Reap recently went to Tallinn, Estonia to participate an International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) conference.  The conference’s theme was Historical Perspective of Heritage Legislation:  Balance Between Laws and Values and commemorated the 350th Anniversary of the 1666 Act by King Charles XI of Sweden which was one of the earliest heritage protection acts in Europe.  The conference […]

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MHP Students attend National Trust Conference in Houston

Many MHP students spent the week before Thanksgiving break in Houston at the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Past Forward Conference.  The conference, as the name implies, was not only focused on the preservation of the past but also on the future of preservation.  Many talks revolved around the question of “What does the next 50 years of Preservation look […]

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MHP Graduate Coordinator James Reap Participates in International Conference in China

MHP Professor and Graduate Coordinator James Reap recently participated in and spoke at the 5th International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) – Wuhan Crossover Forum in Wuhan, China.  The forum, whose theme was Time & Space: Cultural Heritage in Urban Renewal, was organized by the Huazhong University of Science & Technology and the Wuhan Research Society on Shared Built Heritage and […]

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CED participates in second Coastal Geodesign Workshop

Workshop Planning Team from UGA, the Coastal Regional Commission of Georgia, and University College London/Geodesign Hub at the Coastal Geodesign Workshop, April 2016 For two days in April, faculty from the University of Georgia’s College of Environment and Design continued a collaboration with the Coastal Regional Commission of Georgia by holding the second Coastal GeoDesign workshop in Richmond Hill, Georgia, just […]

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