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Information Session: Croatia Conservation Summer Field School--Friday, 11/15/13 from 12-1pm in LA 279

Are you interested in learning more about the Historic Preservation Program's Croatia Conservation Summer Field School?  Well Friday, November 15, from 12-1pm in Lawrence Hall Room 279 is your chance!  Now in its sixth year, the Croatia Conservation Field School offers interdisciplinary hands-on training in cultural heritage, field recordation, documentation, local sustainable practices, and local construction methods.    


Randy Gragg to lead Yeon Center

The University of Oregon has hired Portland writer, editor, and organizer Randy Gragg to lead the John Yeon Center. Gragg is best known as a writer on art, architecture, and urban issues for The Oregonian, from 1989 to 2007, and for his role as editor in chief of Portland Monthly, where he will continue as editor at large. The John Yeon Center is an educational and research program of the UO School of Architecture and Allied Arts.


Nominations open for McMath Award

Applications will be accepted through Friday, November 15, to nominate an individual for the George McMath Historic Preservation Award, given annually by the University of Oregon.


Historic Preservation Graduate Students honored with AAA Dean's Fellowship

Two Historic Preservation graduate students have been recognized for their excellence in research and were recently selected as recipients of the AAA Dean’s Graduate Fellowship for the 2012-2013 academic year.  John Peregrine Hill was awarded a $5,000 scholarship for his Terminal Project titled All Along the Watchtower:  Identifying Trends in Historic Fire Lookout Preservation Through Selected Case Studies and a Statistical Analysis.  Committee: Rick Minor, Ph.D, Chris Ruiz M.S., and Kirk Ranzetta, Ph.D..


Historic Preservation Graduate Student selected as 2013 APT Student Scholar

John D.M. Arnold has been selected as a Student Scholar for the 2013 Association for Preservation Technology (APT) Annual Conference in New York City, NY to be held October 11-15, 2013.  Along with a full scholarship to attend the conference, John will have the opportunity to present the terminal project he completed in his time with the Historic Preservation Program titled, Exploring the Utility of BIM in Buildings Archeology: A Case Study of the Historic Briggs House, Springfield, Oregon.  Terminal Project Abstract: