SHPO visits the Hurt-Rives Plantation

On Sunday, September 17, members of the Student Historic Preservation Organization visited the Hurt-Rives Plantation near Sparta, GA.  This National Register listed site is currently owned by  Bob and Susan Woodall who run Fort Creek Farms from the property selling sustainably raised grass fed beef, pastured chicken, free range eggs, and pet goats. Second year MHP student and former Fort Creek Farms employee […]

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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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MLA Student Experience—Cortona Study Abroad Program

Danielle Schwartz, MLA Candidate ’18 Last summer I studied a dialect of Quechua in the Ecuadorian Amazon and was never so aware of how well a language reflected the culture and belief system of its people. This summer, I am studying abroad with UGA Cortona and have likewise been amazed by how the values of Italian culture are ingrained in […]

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MHP Student Lisa Demarais Kirby creates exhibit for ACHF at the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Second year MHP student Lisa Demarais Kirby recently completed an internship with the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library here at UGA.  The purpose of Lisa’s internship was to compile the information, documents, and physical items for a special exhibit celebrating the 50 year anniversary of the Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation (ACHF). The exhibit, titled “Saving Athens: Celebrating 50 Years of ACHF,” is on […]

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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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MLA Advanced Graphics Workshop

This Spring the University of Georgia’s MLA program offered optional weekend graphics seminars for students eager to further hone their rendering abilities. Taught by MLA alum Cameron Berglund, these three seminars focused on different workflows and rendering techniques: SketchUp modeling and rendering, rendering in watercolor, and rendering in Photoshop. These tutorials sought to build upon the students existing knowledge and […]

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CED Teams Earn Recognition in 2016 EPA Campus RainWorks Challenge

Two CED teams recently submitted entries in the EPA’s 2016 Campus RainWorks Challenge. There were 60 total submissions. With both teams making it to the final round of 16, and one going on to achieve an Honorable Mention, the CED made an impressive showing in this national competition! Congratulations to the team of Ming Guan, Carter Ricks, Danielle Schwartz, Danielle Valdes, and Yuwen Yang […]

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