College of Design News

Latest Oregon Quarterly Spotlights Two College of Design Faculty

Two College of Design faculty, the Department of History of Art and Architecture's Associate Professor Joyce Cheng and the School of Planning, Public Policy and Management's Associate Professor Dyana Mason, were asked who inspires them in the latest article in Oregon Quarterly.

University of Oregon experts help cities navigate the rise of autonomous vehicles

Cityfi, an urban strategy and advisory firm, and Urbanism Next Center at the University of Oregon put out a study/guide on how new autonomous modes of transportation, such as automated vehicles and e-commerce, affect communities.

Transformative Education: SCYP, the City of Salem, and UO Kick Off Year Long Partnership

On a Wednesday afternoon at the University of Oregon in the historic Gerlinger Hall, guests and stakeholders of all ages came together to celebrate the start of another Sustainable City Year Program (SCYP) service year.

HAA Grad Explores Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione's Identity and Prints in Latest Paper

History of Art and Architecture Alumna, Claire Sabitt (MA, '16), recently published an article exploring Genoese artist Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione's prints. Titled, "Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione’s Oriental Heads: Fashioning Genoese Artistic Identity in Seicento Rome," Sabitt's article reflects on Castiliglione's identity and how his work on the two etchings in the document can lead the reader to re-cast the artist "as a savvy businessman, a theatrical artist with a flair for the dramatic, and a crucial example of how a traveling artist used printed imagery to build a reputation while abroad."

Metropolis Magazine Spotlights College of Design's Transpecies Design Exhibit at the 2023 ECC Biennale

Dean Adrian Parr had the opportunity to talk with Metropolis Magazine about transpecies design, the European Cultural Center Architecture Biennale, and the University of Oregon's impact and potential leadership in an uncertain climate future.

Hutterer Talks Gothic Architecture in Sisters

Associate Professor in the History of Art and Architecture, Maile Hutterer, PhD, was a guest of the Deschutes Public Library on August 24 to explore the great gothic cathedrals of Western Europe. Participants were able to learn how medieval builders experimented with audacious structural daring to create awesome buildings that inspired and amazed their audiences.

City of Salem and University of Oregon Announce Sustainable City Year Program Partnership for 2023-24 School Year

The University of Oregon's Sustainable City Year Program has selected the City of Salem as its new partner for the 2023-2024 academic year. This year-long partnership, based out of the University of Oregon, helps communities solve the problems of today and lay the groundwork for a sustainable, livable future, with help of applied learning and passionate students.

Yizhao Yang Wins Fulbright Scholarship to Japan

School of Planning, Public Policy and Management Associate Professor, Yizhao Yang, has been awarded a Fulbright scholarship to Japan. Yang will study Japanese cities’ use of Voluntary Local Reviews, which assess United Nations Sustainable Development Goal achievements and provide sustainability education to its citizens.