College of Design News

Waterfall Sculpture by Alumna Installed at Price Science Commons

Lee Imonen, MFA ’96, created “1116 Pages” to celebrate “our pool of knowledge.”

Exploring Past and Future through Neolithic Arches, Photography, Video, and Sound

Graduate Singer Fellows Caroline Turner and Ian Molloy Prepare for the Portland MFA Show.

Design Faculty Receive 2021 Faculty Research Awards

The Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation recognized Maile Hutterer of HAA and Kory Russel of Landscape Architecture.

Center for Art Research and Knight Campus Launch Artist Residency Program

The CFAR Project Incubator will encourage Oregon artists, designers, and craft-based practitioners to take creative risks and embed in the UO community.

Architecture Studio Makes History with First-Place Win at 2021 Solar Decathlon Design Competition

For the first time in the history of the U.S. Department of Energy’s design competition, an architecture school wins top prizes two years in a row.

Celebrating Earth Day at the College of Design and the UO

Around the O features environmental research and resilience efforts around the university, including numerous programs and initiatives in the College of Design.

'(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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.’

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.

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.