College of Design News

Sustainable Building Week

Keeping Portland Green—Institute for Health in the Built Environment Helps Launch Sustainable Building Week

IHBE to highlight College of Design student and faculty work at inaugural green building event in Portland.

Sasquatch bike designed by Product Design students

Designing Sasquatch

Students in the Department of Product Design created a graphic design for a new, one-of-a-kind Sasquatch-themed bike as part of the PeaceHealth Rides and JUMP Bikes campaign.

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New 510 Oak Building Brings New Creativity to Downtown Eugene

The newly renovated building will house Art and Product Design faculty research studios as well as the new Center for Art Research.

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New PhD Cohort Starting in Art History

This fall the Department of the History of Art and Architecture—home to a rich variety of research interests in the history, theory, and criticism of visual and material culture—welcomes four new students to its doctoral program.

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College of Design Welcomes New Faculty

The College of Design is welcoming several new faculty members across the college.

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Sports Product Design Goes to the Portland Maker Faire

Join faculty from the School of Art + Design’s Sports Product Design program at OMSI’s Makers Faire, September 15–16 in Portland.

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Interior Architecture & Architecture Students Shape Campus Capital Projects

Students from the College of Design get hands-on experience with the UO Housing Capital Construction office.

Jacob Armas presents at the Undergraduate Symposium in 2018

Celebrating Undergraduate Research

Jacob Armas, a double major in art history and international studies, presented his research at the Undergraduate Research Symposium this year.

Susan Sokolowski

What Do Teachers Make? A Difference

Susan Sokolowski, associate professor and program director for Sports Product Design at the University of Oregon, is a teacher who makes a difference.

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.

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