The News

Prompted by a conversation with a colleague about Facebook and the congressional hearings with Mark Zuckerberg, today’s reading log post regards staying current with social and political happenings. We both agreed that finding the time to fit in reading or listening to the news is difficult. As graduate students, it is easy for us to Read More >

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Conservation Report Writing

Today the only thing I read was my own writing. What I learned is that editing takes time, time that I don’t always have as a graduate student with deadlines that come in faster than I can write them in my planner. My goals for the future are to write more succinctly the during the Read More >

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Reading Log: Part I

This is a test for a new idea I have, partially inspired by Tyra Banks, mainly a means of motivating myself to read more and write better. The goal is to write about one article per day. Maybe just an abstract or news, but hopefully something relatively interesting.

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Graduate School Blocks

As a first year graduate fellow in the Winterthur/University of Delaware program in Art Conservation (WUDPAC) I am required to complete courses in all major areas of conservation. At Winterthur/UDel we call these classes “blocks”. Each block is approximately 2-5 weeks long and includes an introduction to historic techniques and major conservation concerns. Block instructors Read More >

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Natalya Swanson