College of Design News

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'(Re)Building Cornerstones' Challenges Students to Unlearn Racist Design Practices

Kayin Talton Davis, Cleo Davis, and Craig Wilkins teach Portland architecture studio series tackling racist policies and design practices.

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Philosopher, Environmental Activist, Cultural Critic—Get to Know the New College of Design Dean

Oregon Quarterly features Dean Adrian Parr in 'Adrian Parr: An Explorer by Design,' a profile that follows her journey from the forests of Sydney to the forests of Eugene.

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Siobhan Rockcastle Receives 2021 ARCC New Researcher Award

The Architectural Research Centers Consortium recognized the assistant professor of architecture for the impact and promise of her research.

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Architecture Alumnus Johnpaul Jones Wins Tau Sigma Delta Gold Medal

The TSD Honor Society in Architecture and Allied Arts recognized Jones for his record of high distinction in design in the field of architecture.

 

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An Art History Student Finds her Voice and her Niche

Morning Glory Ritchie, the recipient of the Gloria Tovar Lee Scholarship, says the field made her a better communicator.

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Sports Product Design Student Carly Conduff Wins Woolmark Performance Challenge

The graduate student was recognized for her three-tiered apparel system for elite female athletes competing in the Volvo Ocean Race.

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CELA Awards First-Year MLA Students the 2021 Creative Scholarship Honorable Mention

The Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture recognized the landscape architecture students for their project ‘Post-Pesticide Eugene.’

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The School of Architecture & Environment Welcomes Michael Zaretsky as New Department of Architecture Head

Coming from the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Texas at Arlington, Zaretsky discusses his commitment to sustainability, social justice, and public interest design in architecture.

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Dyana Mason Writes about the Effect of COVID-19 on Nonprofits for The Conversation

The PPPM Assistant Professor co-authored a piece about how the pandemic has affected budgets, fundraising, and operations for nonprofits nationwide.

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John Arroyo Speaks to Racial and Climate Justice on ‘Weekend Edition’

OPB featured the PPPM assistant professor and director of the new Pacific Northwest Just Futures Institute for Racial and Climate Justice.

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Keith Eggener on the World’s Most Famous Resting Place

The Marion D. Ross Distinguished Professor of Architectural History talks to How Stuff Works about Père Lachaise, the legendary Parisian cemetery.

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Hiba Ali Talks to Hyperallergic about Art, Language, Tech, and Oppression

The art publication features an in-depth conversation with the assistant professor of art that covers topics from the exploitation of Amazon employees to her Indian Ocean region heritage.

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PPPM Associate Professor's smoke sensors are part of network for World Athletics Championships

Benjamin Clark is overseeing the installation of 25 PurpleAir wildfire smoke sensors including locations throughout campus.

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What’s Your Favorite Street?

The PPPM team behind the new book Rethinking Streets During COVID-19 shares their favorite thoroughfares around the world.

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A Designer and the Boundless Promise of Sculpture

Alum Ryan Everson recounts his journey from studying sculpture at the Department of Art to co-founding a creative-build firm in Portland.

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