College of Design News

Ostrove wins $6,000 Public Impact Graduate Fellowship

MCRP student Geoff Ostrove is recipient of the 2013-14 University of Oregon Public Impact Graduate Fellowship fro

Lin offers new summer courses in contemporary art, Asian visual culture

Assistant Professor Jenny Lin shares her skills, research, and expertise with two departments in UO’s School of Architecture and Allied Arts, having been hired fall 2012 for a joint appointment in the departments of Art and the History of Art and Architecture.

PPPM names top award winners for 2013

The Department of Planning, Public Policy and Management is honoring three individuals with the department’s top awards for 2013. Genevieve (Genny) Nelson is being recognized for Outstanding Service to Oregon.

SCI featured in Chronicle of Higher Education

The Sustainable Cities Initiative was featured in the Chronicle of Higher Education on May 20. The story shares the UO’s innovative community engagement model with the nation's higher education community.

Two interior architecture undergraduates win first-place awards

Two UO interior architecture students won first place prizes in the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Oregon chapter 2013 Student Day awards held May 4 in Portland.

UO students top finalists in building-products design competition

Two of the four finalists in an international design competition to foster nontoxic building products are University of Oregon students. The competition was open to both professional and student designers.

Ruggeri shares sustainability expertise at Morocco consortium and in book about ‘new towns’

Deni Ruggeri, UO assistant professor of landscape architecture, has been invited to speak at the final conference “New Medina: from Pilot Towns to Sustainable Cities” in Morocco from June 9-13.

Art News enthusiastic about Reaves’ show at Russo gallery

The May 2013 Art News gives a rave review to art instructor Jan Reaves’ recent show at the Laura Russo Gallery in Portland.

Art show takes over Lawrence Hall

Two floors of the School of Architecture and Allied Arts will be filled with art installations by senior-year undergraduates on May 31 from 5-8 p.m.

Old Town serves as mixed-use lab

Think Nike in Beaverton. Google in Palo Alto. Urban Outfitters in Philadelphia. Corporate campuses aren’t unique, but having one downtown is.

Tice recognized by 2013 Outstanding Research Career Award

Architecture Professor James T. Tice has been selected for the 2013 UO Outstanding Research Career Award, sponsored by the Office for Research, Innovation and Graduate Education. The award highlights outstanding research activities at the UO.

Grads shaped progressive land use

This month marks the 40th anniversary Oregon Senate Bill 100, which created the most progressive land use program in the nation.

Storytelling, voice key to comics class

Comics aren’t always funny. Think “Doonesbury,” which makes pointed political digs. Or Joe Sacco’s graphic novels about Arab-Palestinian conflicts. And the mid-20th century’s “Pogo,” by Walt Kelly, which engaged in social and political satire.

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