College of Design News

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PPPM Researchers Find a Quarter of Oregonians Resistant to Getting Vaccine

Associate Professor Ben Clark and IPRE’s Robert Parker find that the state needs to reinforce vaccine safety via public outreach.

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Remembering James Pettinari

The renowned Professor Emeritus of Architecture and Interior Architecture and urban designer passed away in November.

 

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HAA Students Choose Five Life-Changing Works of Art and Architecture

Five students in the Department of the History of Art and Architecture share the works that forever-altered their perspectives.

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Two College of Design Professors Receive 2020-21 Faculty Excellence Awards

The UO recognized Professor of Art Ron Jude and Landscape Architecture Department Head and Professor Roxi Thoren.

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The Enduring Abstract Pastel Landscapes of Jon Jay Cruson

The alumnus and painter has 13 paintings on view at the White Lotus Gallery until Jan. 1

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Gardening through Crisis

Landscape Architecture Professor Emeritus Kenneth Helphand discusses how gardening can build resilience in difficult times.

 

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How Landscape Architects Can Contribute to the Fight for Spatial Justice

Yekang Ko and Cory Parker pen a story for American Society of Landscape Architects about how the field can help fix the housing crisis.

 

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Urban Farm Provides Outdoor Respite During Pandemic

Urban Farm Program Director Harper Keeler and students reflect on the value of the farm during the age of COVID-19.

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Art & Tech Professor Collaborates with New York Polyphony for AI Video

Colin Ives worked with the Grammy-nominated early music quartet for “Aleph Earth.” 

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College of Design Celebrates New Dean Adrian Parr

The current dean at the University of Texas Arlington’s College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs and the UNESCO chair on water will join the college spring term.

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Building Their Art + Design Bubble

Students in the Art + Design Academic Residential Community reflect on their first term during COVID.

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Mass Timber and Healthcare Construction

New study by the Institute for Health in the Built Environment indicates that more use of wood in building medical facilities could help slow disease spread.

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IPRE and Community Partners Develop Guidebook to Protect Oregon Heritage

With Oregon Heritage and Cottage Grove, the PPPM institute created a plan to protect historic main streets, cemeteries, museums, and more.

 

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Capturing the Passage of Time on Earth

A Q&A with Art Professor Ron Jude, in which he discusses his new book 12 Hz and its beautifully haunting images of the planet’s vast story.

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The City is the House

Led by Design for Spatial Justice Fellow Menna Agha, SAE students bring modular shelter to Eugene’s unhoused population.

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