James Reap awarded Excellence in Preservation Service

Congratulations to Professor and Coordinator of the Master of Historic Preservation (MHP), James Reap (JD ’76), for receiving one of two “Excellence in Preservation Service” awards from the The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation! Awards in the Excellence in Preservation Service category recognize persons, groups, businesses or government entities demonstrating exemplary activities and promoting awareness in the field of historic […]

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MHP alumna named as vice chancellor of University Development and Alumni Relations for UC Berkeley

UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas B. Dirks has appointed Julie M. Hooper (MHP ’99) as vice chancellor for University Development and Alumni Relations, following a nationwide search. Hooper has been serving as interim vice chancellor since October, succeeding Scott Biddy, who held the position for the previous eight years. Hooper joined UC Berkeley in July 2014 as associate vice chancellor for […]

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CED’s Sarah Ross and Wormsloe receive Esri Special Achievement in GIS Award

Tommy Jordan, left, associate director of the UGA Center for Geospatial Research, and Sarah Ross, right, director of the Wormsloe Institute for Environmental History, pose with Esri founder Jack Dangermond after receiving the Esri Special Achievement in GIS Award. Spanish moss sways slowly in the humid breeze on an average day at Wormsloe. Sarah Ross spends most of her working […]

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HIPR Maymester Field School restores porch on Smith House, one of Brunswick’s older structures.

BRUNSWICK | When University of Georgia Professor Mark Reinberger talks about class materials for his “Maymester,” it’s usually building materials. Reinberger brings down a group of about a dozen students on the hot end of spring each year for a two-week, hands-on class called the Preservation Field School at the Georgia Coast. For the second consecutive year, the students from […]

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MHP students in action!

While some students take their summer breaks to revel in time away from textbooks and exams, a group of University of Georgia students are using a part of their break to preserve history. Ten students from the Athens-based institution’s historic preservation commission are spending the week in Brunswick working to renovate and restore the Smith House in the city historic […]

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