College of Design News

Jan Reaves

College of Design Community Mourns Passing of Jan Reaves

Students, faculty, staff, and alumni from the College of Design are mourning the loss of long-time painting and drawing instructor Janet (Jan) Reaves.

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Two Sports Product Design Graduate Students Make the Finals in International Competition

Olivia Echols and Christel Thue Høgsted are finalists in the Woolmark Performance Challenge.

Justin Lebuhn with David Crinnion at the InventOR competition

Product Design Students Tackle Plastics Problem—Start Award-winning Business

Product Design alumni David Crinnion (’18) and Tanner Stickling (’18) took second place and $5,000 at InventOR’s recent Collegiate Challenge for their startup called AlgoteK.

Emerald Village tiny house by Michael Fifield

Blueprint for a New Life

Michael Fifield’s tiny house is part of the new Emerald Village Eugene.

Yekang Ko

Conflict of Greens: Helping Cities Coexist with Natural Landscapes

As cities cut their use of fossil fuels, Yekang Ko looks for solutions to clean-energy conflicts.

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What Does It Take to Design a World Cup Jersey?

Director and Associate Professor of Sports Product Design Susan Sokolowski spent nearly 20 years working for a major sports manufacturer on innovative products, for events like the World Cup and the Champions League Final.

Saint Gobain

School of Architecture & Environment Prof Leads Occupant Comfort Study

A three-year occupancy study by UO Architecture Professor Ihab Elzeyadi for Saint-Gobain and CertainTeed North America shows that using a systems-based approach can have a stronger impact on a building’s ability to optimize employee comfort.

Nico Larco in Washington at Capitol Hill briefing

UO's Urbanism Next Research Featured in DC Capitol Hill Briefing

UO architecture professor Nico Larco discussed emerging transportation technology at a briefing for lawmakers in Washington, D.C.

Aja Segapeli works in her art studio on campus

Couple's Gift Helps Students Learn the Business Side of Art

Jeff Reingold and his wife Francine gave a gift and helped to launch an initiative to give aspiring artists the business tools and skills they need to be successful artists.

Allison Schukis (L), Benjamin Davis (C), and Rowan Tabor (R)

Art History Students Recognized for Outstanding Achievements

The Department of the History of Art and Architecture celebrated several stellar students in June: Allison Schukis, Benjamin Davis, and Rowan Tabor.

Gerardo Sandoval

New Diversity Fellow Announced

Dean of the College of Design, Christoph Lindner announced the College’s new Dean’s Fellow for Diversity.

students at commencement

A Time to Celebrate

The College of Design celebrates its more than 600 graduates and first commencement ceremony under its new name.

PPPM Awards 2018

PPPM Recognizes Outstanding Contributors

The School of Planning, Public Policy and Management (PPPM) recently honored outstanding professionals, alumni, students, and faculty for their contributions to the school, their communities, and the State of Oregon at the annual PPPM Awards Ceremony.

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Students Prepare the Feast to Celebrate 10 Years of Product Design

For the past 10 weeks, 14 senior undergraduate product design students have been busy at various studios on campus and around town, sawing, designing, building, hammering, constructing, molding, and sewing in preparation for this one special event where at the end of the night, patrons get to take home their individual place settings as mementos of the occasion.

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Sixth Annual Senior Art Show Features School of Art + Design Students

The School of Art + Design’s annual senior art show, featuring the work of nearly 80 students, takes place in Lawrence Hall on the UO campus beginning June 11 with an opening reception from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., continuing through Commencement Day, June 18.

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