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Historic preservation conserves and manages historic resources in both natural and human-made environments. But historic preservation comes with its own concerns in a university setting.

Joe Werner, a senior in landscape architecture and German, says UGA has given him the chance to prove himself as a student and designer, and provided him the confidence to achieve his goals and aspirations—and he will literally leave his mark on the campus.

Jackson Street Building

Athens, Ga. - The University of Georgia College of Environment and Design's Jackson Street Building has received LEED Gold Certification. The building is the first historic building on campus to earn the designation.

Space Management

In more than 450 buildings on the 759 acres of its Athens campus, UGA manages nearly 16 million square feet of building space, the equivalent of almost 300 football fields. A task force charged by the Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost is reviewing how the university allocates its academic space, seeking input from the campus community and looking for best practices from other institutions.

STEM Learning

A proposed Science Learning Center to be built on UGA's South Campus is one of two major capital construction projects approved Sept. 11 by the board of regents for submission to the governor as part of the fiscal year 2015 budget request.

Clayton Wilcox

From cappuccino to construction financing, Clayton Wilcox’s talents have always found a niche. Ever the modest Midwesterner, however, he is quick to praise his mentors and co-workers for any success he has achieved.

Herty Field

The beautiful Herty Field that attracts students as both a peaceful place to study and a lively tailgate venue has not always been so eye-catching.

Rutherford Hall

The start of fall semester brings in new students, faculty and staff as well as some new looks and amenities around campus. From finished projects to work on current construction, crews have been busy all over campus.

Skidaway Institute

Faculty and students have new opportunities for teaching, research, outreach and collaboration related to coastal and marine resources now that the Skidaway Institute of Oceanography has become part of UGA.

Rutherford Hall

Athens, Ga. - The University of Georgia will dedicate the new Rutherford Hall June 27 at 9:30 a.m. on the north side of Myers quadrangle in front of the new residence hall. UGA President Michael F. Adams will preside over the dedication ceremony.

The foundation, which works to increase understanding of the value of historic buildings and neighborhoods and local heritage, held its 44th Annual Historic Preservation Awards ceremony at the Morton Theatre in downtown Athens.