2012 Imagine Fund Annual Award and Special Events Winners Announced
The University of Minnesota has chosen the more than 150 recipients of its 2012 Imagine Fund Annual Awards and Special Events Grants.
Supported by a grant from the McKnight Foundation, the Imagine Fund is a unique systemwide program that supports projects in the arts, humanities and design at the University of Minnesota.
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Erica Boyles, Elizabeth Brown, Chris Christofferson, Jillian DeCoursey, Molly Eagen, Beth Evanson, Jill Mans, Calla Martin, Amanda Pederson, Melissa Rasmussen, Eric Stephens, Wang Vue, Jeremy Wallin, Jacob Wollensak, Anna Zabinski
August 12, 2010 1:59 PM
M.S. Conservation and Heritage Preservation
Assistant Professor Greg Donofrio invited guest instructor, Andrew Fearon, Architectural Conservator with Milner+Carr Conservation, Philadelphia, to introduce future professionals in the field of architecture to the laboratory -investigation of historic building materials. Through examination and testing programs participants yielded both findings from actual historic buildings samples as well as a broader understanding of material aspects of the built environment. Interactive lectures on historic construction practices accompanied a series of hands-on labs and traditional building techniques encompassing wood, paint, and mortar. Students received a binder containing core reference materials for each lab.