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A unique academic ecosystem, the College of Design comprises not only creative practitioners—artists, architects, and designers—but also social scientists, humanities scholars, engineers, economists, biologists, planners, and policy makers. Using diverse methods, we are engaging critical questions and tackling complex problems.


 

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Research Spotlight

A Brighter Future

The newly launched UO Pacific Northwest Just Futures Institute for Racial and Climate Justice was made possible by a historic $4.52 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Directed by School of Planning, Public Policy and Management Assistant Professor John Arroyo, leaders in the College of Design are joining forces with the College of Arts and Sciences, and community-based partners, to do the deep, meaningful, and urgent equity work that will envision and realize a just future for the Pacific Northwest.

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Ecology

We tackle urgent ecological challenges through many lenses. Revealing, understanding, caring for, and reviving vibrant ecosystems and a healthy environment for all species is a deep vein running through our work.

Speculation

We are dynamic explorers with diverse tools. Through imagination, experimentation, analysis, and creation, we grapple with thorny problems, discover new interpretations, and open uncharted territory.

Justice

We are dedicated to building a more just and inclusive future. Anti-racist actions and social equity questions are embedded in what we do—engaging civic life, shaping the built environment, and creating new imaginaries.

Wonder

We ask bold questions and make unexpected connections, aiming to engage, enrich, and inspire through the things we make and the stories we tell. Catalyzing curiosity, awe, and empathy opens new potentials.


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Events

Ablaze (With Destruction and Abundance)
Apr16
Ablaze (With Destruction and Abundance) Apr 16 510 Oak
Art Exhibit: UO Printmaking Student Art Show
Apr16
Art Exhibit: UO Printmaking Student Art Show Apr 16 Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
Registration Deadline for Undergraduate Symposium
Apr17
Registration Deadline for Undergraduate Symposium Apr 17
Transportation for Older People: The Federal Programs in the U. S.
Apr18
Transportation for Older People: The Federal Programs in the U. S. Apr 18 Hendricks Hall
Tallmadge Doyle: "As Above"
Apr18
Tallmadge Doyle: "As Above" Apr 18 Lawrence Hall
Data|Media|Digital Symposium
Apr19
Data|Media|Digital Symposium Apr 19 Knight Library
Sacrifice Zones – Jon Bellona and Ralph Pugay
Apr19
Sacrifice Zones – Jon Bellona and Ralph Pugay Apr 19 510 Oak
HOPES 29 Conference
Apr19
HOPES 29 Conference Apr 19 Lawrence Hall
Marion Dean Ross Lecture Series: Models and Worldbuilding - "More than Models: Vicariously Visiting Miniature Worlds"
Apr24
Marion Dean Ross Lecture Series: Models and Worldbuilding - "More than Models: Vicariously Visiting Miniature Worlds" Apr 24 Lawrence Hall
Art Reception - UO Printmaking Student Art Exhibit
Apr25
Art Reception - UO Printmaking Student Art Exhibit Apr 25 Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
Angela Hennessy, George and Matilda Fowler Lecture
May2
Angela Hennessy, George and Matilda Fowler Lecture May 2 Lawrence Hall
Progress – Marcus Fischer and Lisa Ward
May3
Progress – Marcus Fischer and Lisa Ward May 3 510 Oak
Marion Dean Ross Lecture Series: Models and Worldbuilding - "On the Afterlife of Models"
May8
Marion Dean Ross Lecture Series: Models and Worldbuilding - "On the Afterlife of Models" May 8 Lawrence Hall
Dionne Lee: "Artist Talk"
May9
Dionne Lee: "Artist Talk" May 9 Lawrence Hall
Graduate Research Forum
May10
Graduate Research Forum May 10 Ford Alumni Center
Undergraduate Research Symposium
May23
Undergraduate Research Symposium May 23
Using Community-defined Evidence to Alleviate Chronic Stress for Houseless Community Members
May23
Using Community-defined Evidence to Alleviate Chronic Stress for Houseless Community Members May 23 Hendricks Hall
College of Design Commencement Ceremony
Jun16
College of Design Commencement Ceremony Jun 16 Matthew Knight Arena
Art and Architecture in London
Jul28
Art and Architecture in London Jul 28