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Students in the College of Design at the University of Oregon develop better solutions through collaboration and innovation. They create, iterate, and re-create.

With 3 schools and 10 departments to choose from, it's easy to find something that speaks to your creative passion.


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In Oregon Quarterly

The College of Design is featured in the spring Oregon Quarterly, in mailboxes and online now. The Architecture + Design issue showcases the many facets of the College of Design, from art and product design to architecture, planning, and more.

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News

Stay up to date with the latest research and happenings in the College of Design.

The Student Experience

We provide the skills and mentorship needed for our students to tackle complex global challenges and positively affect the people, communities, and environments around them.

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Student Spotlight

Dristi Manandhar in her architecture space

Dristi Manandhar, '17

After surviving the 2015 earthquake that devastated her country, Dristi Manandhar helped thousands find shelter.

“I want to make a difference, even if it’s a little thing,” said Manandhar. “And that’s something I’ve always wanted to do.” 

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Events

Common Thread
May19
Common ThreadMay 19
11:00 a.m.
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA)
Passage by Mohau Modisakeng
May19
Passage by Mohau Modisakeng May 19
11:00 a.m.
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA)
Philip Haas: Sculpture Breathes Life into Painting & Music
May19
Philip Haas: Sculpture Breathes Life into...May 19
11:00 a.m.
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA)
Saints and Spirits in Early Modern Europe
May19
Saints and Spirits in Early Modern Europe May 19
11:00 a.m.
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA)
Department of Art 2019 MFA Thesis Exhibition
May19
Department of Art 2019 MFA Thesis ExhibitionMay 19
12:00 p.m.
Disjecta
Putting Things Together and Taking Things Apart - Justin Allen
May21
Putting Things Together and Taking Things Apart -...May 21
5:30 p.m.
White Stag Block
Leaky Design for a Broken Present - Emily Eliza Scott
May22
Leaky Design for a Broken Present - Emily Eliza...May 22
11:00 a.m.
Lawrence Hall
What's Missing in Design?
May23
What's Missing in Design?May 23
12:00 p.m.
Lawrence Hall
School of Planning, Public Policy and Management Awards Ceremony
May23
School of Planning, Public Policy and Management...May 23
5:00 p.m.
John E. Jaqua Academic Center for Student Athletes
Brothels and Prostitution at Pompeii - Sarah Levin-Richardson
May23
Brothels and Prostitution at Pompeii - Sarah...May 23
6:00 p.m.
Knight Library
Books by Design with Jenny Lin
May24
Books by Design with Jenny LinMay 24
12:00 p.m.
Design Library
Student Suicide Prevention Workshop
May28
Student Suicide Prevention WorkshopMay 28
12:00 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
Coping with Competitive Academics
May28
Coping with Competitive AcademicsMay 28
2:00 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
'Art on Film' by Philip Haas, introduced by the director
May29
'Art on Film' by Philip Haas, introduced by the...May 29
7:00 p.m.
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA)
"Water Protectors: Museums and Movements" w/artist-activists Beka Economopoulos and Jason Jones
May30
"Water Protectors: Museums and Movements"...May 30
7:00 p.m.
Knight Library