NCPTT will host four interns in its materials research program this summer.

Molly McGath, a graduate student pursuing a Ph.D. in conservation science at the University of Arizona, will be investigating pollution deposition to ingorganic stone strengtheners on marble and limestone.

Catherine Arseneaux is an undergraduate at the Savannah College of Art & Design. She will compare graffiti removal techniques this summer.

Candida D’Avanzo comes to NCPTT through the Cultural Diversity program. She will research African American burial traditions in the Cane River region.

Paige Isaacs, a graduate student at the SUNY Buffalo art conservation program, plans to spend three weeks at NCPTT in July to learn more about the role of technology in preservation.

For more information, contact Mary Striegel.

National Center for Preservation Technology and Training
645 University Parkway
Natchitoches, LA 71457

Email: ncptt[at]nps.gov
Phone: (318) 356-7444
Fax: (318) 356-9119