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CED Welcomes Paul MacGregor, New Curator of the Historic Founders Memorial Garden

CED Welcomes Paul MacGregor, New Curator of the Historic Founders Memorial Garden

The CED welcomes Paul MacGregor as the new curator of the historic Founders Memorial Garden. Paul, who holds degrees in horticulture and agricultural education, hit the ground running August 1st after a few days' training with Maureen O'Brien, who retired this summer. Paul's life in landscapes and plants began with cutting lawns in high school. His professional career skills were [...]

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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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CED Alumnus Named to UGA Alumni Association's 40 Under 40 Class of 2017

CED Alumnus Named to UGA Alumni Association's 40 Under 40 Class of 2017

CED Alumnus Matt Forshee (BLA '00) has been named a member of the UGA Alumni Association's 40 Under 40 Class of 2017. The program celebrates the personal, professional and philanthropic achievements of UGA graduates who are under the age of 40. Honorees must have attended UGA and aspire to uphold the Pillars of the Arch, in addition to other criteria. Matt, a Region [...]

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MHP Student Lisa Damarais Kirby Creates Exhibit For ACHF At the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library

MHP Student Lisa Damarais 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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Summer MHP Students Take Part in Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation's Southwest Atlanta Expedition

Students enrolled in the summer HIPR 4000/6000 Introduction to Historic Preservation class had an opportunity to explore a wide variety of historic resources at the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation's Southwest Atlanta Expedition on Saturday, June 12. They joined more than 200 preservationists at over 20 sites that included houses, industrial buildings, parks and academic institutions. The Expedition highlighted a [...]

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

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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