A Fresh Look

Welcome to the new and improved Transformed! To keep things fresh, we’ve updated our look and have made some changes to our navigation, which we hope will help you find your way around a little bit better. Also, our site is now responsive which means that you can browse our articles on your tablet or […]


Why I Restore Jeeps

Over the last 15 or so years I have enjoyed restoring two military jeeps—a 1944 GPW that has been in our family since 1967 and a 1942 MB which I bought in 2003. My students and colleagues sometimes ask, “Why do you restore jeeps?” They are often surprised that a professor would love working on […]


We’re back!

The Transformed Blog is back. For many of you, it may come as a surprise that it went anywhere. For others, you might wonder why it lay dormant for the better part of six months. When Marc Cortez, the originator and organizer of the blog, decided to take his talents to South Beach Wheaton, we […]