College of Design News

Department of Landscape Architecture Secures Five Years for Overlook Outdoor Instructional Area

The Department of Landscape Architecture (UOLA) at the College of Design has a reason to celebrate. The department was recently allocated space to operate the “Overlook Outdoor Instructional Area” over the next five years.

From River Guide to Architect: It’s All About Environmental Stewardship

At first it doesn’t seem connected, but to hear Jean Carroon, FAIA, BA ’79, MArch ’86, explain how being a white water river guide for ten years in the Northwest led to a career in architecture, it all makes sense.

A+D Returns to JSMA for MFA Exhibition

The culmination of five students' hard work is on display at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA) through June, courtesy of the School of Art + Design Department of Art’s Master of Fine Arts (MFA) students.

Dezeen Spotlights Transpecies Design Exhibit by College of Design at the ECC Biennale

Dezeen had the opportunity to spotlight the 2023 European Cultural Center Architecture Biennale. Within the article, Dezeen explores the different ways that organizations around the world are looking to address the wicked problems of an uncertain climate future.

HAA Alumna Named First Female Director of the University of Arizona Museum of Art

Congratulations to History of Art and Architecture Alumna Olivia Miller (MA, '09) on her appointment as the first-ever female director of the University of Arizona Museum of Art. Miller joined the museum as Curator of Education in 2012, overseeing the docent and education programs before becoming Curator of Exhibitions in 2014. She also served as interim director of the museum starting in July of 2022 before her appointment to the full-time director position.

Four Landscape Architecture Student Earn ASLA Awards 

The School of Architecture & Environment (SAE) and the Department of Landscape Architecture both have a cause for celebration as four Oregon Design Ducks (ODD or ODDucks) have earned awards courtesy of the Oregon Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA).  ASLA award

Beyond the Lens with Tarrah Krajnak

Meet the latest Oregon Design Duck to join the flock, Assistant Professor of Art and artist-researcher, Tarrah Krajnak.