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by carolinetam last modified May 01, 2012 11:28 AM

UCLA Interdepartmental Archaeology Graduate Program

UCLA/Getty Master’s Program in the Conservation of Archaeological and Ethnographic Materials

Congratulations and kudos to our Archaeology Graduate Program students for notable achievements this last academic year:
  • Kanika Kalra was awarded the 2012-2013 Harry and Yvonne Lenart Graduate Travel Fellowship.
  • Catherine Pratt has received the UCLA International Institute's Long-term Fieldwork Fellowship for 2012. 
  • Joseph "Seppi" Lehner has been selected as a German Chancellor Fellow for 2012-2013.
Congratulations and kudos to our conservation students for notable achievements this last academic year:
  • Christian DeBrer (M.A. in Conservation, 2008) was selected for the Getty Conservation Institute Internship, Field Projects.
  • Molly Gleeson (M.A. in Conservation, 2008) and Samantha Springer presented their paper, “Collaborative work toward the preservation of spruce root basketry as a living tradition,” at the American Institute for Conservation Annual Meeting in April 2008. She also presented a paper entitled “Beyond Cultural Sensitivity and Toward Cultural Centeredness: Insights into the Preservation of Alaskan Spruce Root Basketry” with Janice Criswell, Samantha Springer, and Teri Rofkar at ICOM-CC Conference in Delhi, India, in September 2008. From 2007 to 2008, Molly was selected for the Internship in the Anthropology Conservation Laboratory at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History.
  • For 2007 to 2008, Allison Lewis (M.A. in Conservation, 2008) was selected for the Internship at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
  • Steven Pickman (M.A. in Conservation, 2008) presented a poster entitled “Challenges and Choices in the Treatment of a Whalebone Sculpture” at the American Institute for Conservation Annual Meeting Poster Session in April 2008. For 2007 to 2008, Steven will be the Neukom Family Foundation Intern at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.
  • Liz Werden (M.A. in Conservation, 2008) was selected for the 2007–2008 Getty Conservation Institute Internship, Field Projects. She presented a poster entitled “A Simple Step Methodology for the Non-Invasive Documentation of Ethnographic Objects” at the American Institute for Conservation Annual Meeting Poster Session in April 2007.
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