Book Prize Lecture

Combs 237 September 22, 2015 5:30-6:30pm The Center for Historic Preservation is thrilled to announce that Marta Gutman, the winner of the 2015 Historic Preservation Book Prize, will be giving a lecture on her book on September 22nd. A City for Children; Women, Architecture, and the Charitable Landscapes of Oakland, 1850-1950 follows the progression of social history, urban planning, and architecture in the city of Oakland for a century. The lecture is free and open to the public. … [Read more...]

National Trust Conference 2013: Indianapolis

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The National Trust Conference this year will be in Indianapolis in late October 2013. This event is a great chance for upperclassmen to see current projects and research in Historic Preservation, and to meet some preservationists (and potential employers). Interested in attending? Please contact Dr. Smith. The Center for Historic Preservation will be providing some funds to help cover costs of the trip. For more information about the conference, please visit the National Trust website. … [Read more...]

The Fall 2012 Newsletter has arrived!

We would like to invite you to check out our 2012 Fall Newsletter! If you are an alum, you should be receiving one in the mail shortly, if not make sure to check it out online! This year we are doing things a little differently. We have a whole new look and are hoping to go completely digital within the next couple semesters. If you would like to receive a digital copy you can do this by either emailing umw.pres.aide@gmail.com, filling out an online form on our website (it can be found by clicking here) or by calling 540-654-1315. We hope you enjoy the Fall 2012 newsletter! You can find it by clicking here. … [Read more...]

Urban Studies Minor

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Starting this Fall, UMW is offering a new Urban Studies minor. This minor requires six classes, which can be taken from extensive selections within the Historic Preservation, Anthropology, Geography, Sociology, Classics, History, or Art History departments. For more information and a list of required courses please visit the Urban Studies Minor page under the requirements tab. Considering the minor? Please contact Dr. Smith (Combs 134 or alsmith@umw.edu). … [Read more...]