Fall Break Trip

National Preservation Conference Buffalo, NY October 19-22, 2011 Want to do something fun during Fall Break? Come to the National Preservation Conference for a chance to hear about the most recent preservation news in America, as well as, hang out with your fellow students. Talk to the president of the Historic Preservation Club Cameron Henry or Prof. Smith for more details … [Read more...]

HISP Ice Cream Social!

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Thursday, September 1st, 5pm-6pm Come join us in the basement of Combs for the annual Ice Cream social! All new and returning HISP students are welcome. You can eat free ice cream and catch up with friends and faculty!   … [Read more...]

Individual Study Opportunity at Belmont

Gari Melchers Home and Studio is starting a new collections program that will be used to document, archive and manage the natural, archaeological, decorative and built objects located in the gardens and grounds of the 28 acre estate. The museum is seeking a student to help start this program from scratch. The student would accession objects into PastPerfect version 5, and add the history, documents, and curatorial information . Each object would also be linked to an electronic map that places the objects in GIS. PastPerfect or similar archival software experience, and GIS knowledge is preferred. The student must have access to transportation to the estate which is located in Falmouth, VA, about 3 miles from the main campus. For more information contact: Beate A. Jensen Buildings and Grounds Preservation Supervisor Gari Melchers Home and Studio 540-654-1839 bjensen@umw.edu … [Read more...]

UMW Bullet Reports an Update to the Master Plan

The UMW Bullet reported that the current location of Chandler Hall is the new proposed site for a new dinning/student activities center. Our own Professor Spencer, and two students were quoted in the article. The link to the article can be found here. … [Read more...]