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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MEPD students on winning team of Emory University Sustainability Case Competition

On November 12th Catie Sauer and Christopher Wisener (current CED MEPD students) were part of the first place team, along with three Emory students (Christian Wayne, Pari Majd, and Shreya Kothari), in Emory University’s Sustainability Case Competition for addressing Georgia’s water crisis. The team will share a $2000 prize and be eligible for paid internships with the city of Atlanta’s […]

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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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MHP Students visit Milledgeville

On Sunday October 23, several MHP students traveled to Milledgeville, GA to tour and volunteer.  The event, organized by the Student Preservation Organization, began with a tour of Andalusia, the home of author Flannery O’Connor in the 1930s-1950s.  Student Ross Sheppard led the tour and explained the role of Andalusia in Flannery O’Connor’s novels.  He also spoke about the building itself […]

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Chloe Weigle is the CED’s first member of the UGA Arch Society

Fifth-year University of Georgia College of Environment and Design student Chloe Weigle is a busy person these days. Besides her class work, preparing for graduation in May, and looking for opportunities when she leaves UGA, Weigle has the proud distinction of being the only CED student in history to be a member of the prestigious UGA Arch Society. “I just […]

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Students Serve as Docents for the Georgia Trust

  The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation held one of its “Expeditions” on Saturday, August 27th, in Sparta in Hancock County with several MHP students serving as docents for the day.  The purpose of the Georgia Trust’s Expeditions is to explore an area off the beaten path through a day long, self-guided tour which in turn educates the participants about preservation […]

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SHPO Volunteers at William Harris Homestead

The Student Historic Preservation Organization (SHPO) spent the morning of Saturday, August 27th, volunteering at the William Harris Homestead in Monroe, GA.  The 11 students were given a tour of the homestead by 2nd year student Dixie Gallups before they began work cleaning and gardening in the family cemetery.  The homestead which dates to 1825 was listed on the National […]

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