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.”
Chris Laswell ‘13, Environmental Studies Major with a Minor in Historic Preservation, has secured a year-long internship as a Cultural Resources Technician in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. This position is located within the Environmental Planning Division, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Pacific (NAVFAC Pacific) and Chris will be providing technical support for archeological and historical resources surveys and inventories of significant properties in Guam. Upon completing this internship, Chris is hoping to apply to graduate school to receive his Masters in Architecture.
It's that time of the year when our 2nd year HP graduate students will be presenting their thesis and terminal project research. This is a great time to see what our students have been researching and the insights that have been learned, all presentations are open to the public and we encourage faculty and students to attend. Please see the embedded calendar for all of the dates and locations.
Thursday, May 22nd 12-12:50pm in Lawrence Hall 231