John Arnold, a 2013 graduate of the University of Oregon's Historic Preservation program, was the recipient of a 2014 Society for Industrial Archeology Student Travel Scholarship. Arnold received the scholarship to present a paper on documentation of the U.S. Customs House in Eagle, Alaska using Building Information Modeling software at the SIA Annual Conference.
HP Alum Melissa Stoller will be speaking at the 2014 National Trust for Historic Preservation Conference Friday, November 14 from 12-1:15pm. The Learning Lab Session, titled "Filling in the Missing Pieces: New Strategies or Telling the Full Story," will focus on how to tell the story of a place when historic fabric has been lost, using examples in Tallahassee and Atlanta.
The academic year 2014-15 marks the 100th year since the School of Architecture and Allied Arts was established. As we explored the school’s archives preparing for our centennial celebrations, we found a treasure-trove of photos tracing the school’s physical changes as well as changes in faculty, leadership, and students. We will share some of those images with you in every e-news this year, beginning with this issue.
Brandon Grilc, Historic Preservation graduate student, has earned a Yoseloff Scholarship offered by The Society of American Baseball Research. The scholarship is an all inclusive award given to four students to attend the annual SABR 44 conference in Houston, Texas. The conference is five days long, includes multiple lectures on baseball related research, a tour of the historic Houston Astrodome, and group outings including a city tour of Houston and a Houston Astros v. Toronto Blue Jays game.
Professor Kingston Heath, director of the Historic Preservation Program, has been awarded the 2014 Excellence Award for Directors of Graduate Studies by the UO Graduate School. The honor will be formally presented during the Director of Graduate Studies spring meeting at approximately 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 28, in the Knight Library Browsing Room. “I am humbled by the recognition and truly appreciative,” Heath said. “Mentoring students along their journey as professionals is the most fulfilling aspect of my role as a program director.”