Croatian Professor Dr. Borić visits the MHP Program

Dr. sc.  Saša Poljanec-Borić from the Ivo Pilar Institute of Social Sciences in Zagreb, Croatia visited the MHP Program at the College of Environment and Design in February.  Dr. Borić, who holds degrees in Sociology and Economics and has extensive experience in the field of cultural tourism has been a principle partner of the University of Georgia Study Abroad Program […]

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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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Melanie Bowerman joins CED alumni in Atlanta on Urban Food Forest Effort

Melanie Bowerman, a third year MLA student from California, recently presented to Atlanta residents and stakeholders on urban edible forests. Speaking at the Urban Food Forest at Browns Mill community design meeting in the Lakewood neighborhood, Melanie’s talk focused on the meeting theme, “What Could Be On Our Food Forest,” and provided case studies that she has researched for her […]

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Professor Jon Calabria awarded Student Affairs Faculty Research Grant

Dr. Jon Calabria, CED Assistant Professor, has been named as one of three recipients of the inaugural Student Affairs Faculty Research Grant. His project, Concept Plans to Improve Water Quality, was submitted in partnership with the Office of Sustainability. The grants encourage the use of Student Affairs programs and facilities as a principal laboratory for research, enhancing the role of the […]

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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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MHP Alumnus Ethiel Garlington’s efforts recognized by National Trust

MHP Alumnus Ethiel Garlington’s efforts as executive director of the Historic Macon Foundation were recently recognized by the National Trust’s for Historic Preservation’s newsletter. The National Trust recognized that dramatic, organizational changes brought on by Garlington have helped to breathe new life into the mission of the Historic Macon Foundation.  His efforts have helped to focus efforts on creating diverse and affordable […]

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CED professor appointed by President Barack Obama to Cultural Property Advisory Committee

This past fall, University of Georgia College of Environment and Design professor James Reap was appointed by President Barack Obama as a new member of the Department of State’s Cultural Property Advisory Committee. Reap is one of 15 new appointees selected to aid the White House in key administrative posts. The Cultural Property Advisory Committee, which was established in 1983, […]

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