College of Design News

Mondloch co-convener of Clark Colloquium on art history

Kate Mondloch, associate professor in the Department of the History of Art and Architecture at UO, is co-convener of the Clark Colloquium: “Art History and Materiality” March 15-16 at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts.

Interdisciplinary teams benefit from intense design competition

Five student teams from the University of Oregon competed in the 2013 Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Gerald D.

Salter creates huge robots for exhibit in Colorado gallery

A gigantic Styrofoam robot has commandeered a Colorado art gallery through March, thanks to Oregon artist and educator Michael Salter.

Wojick work to show at Portland gallery

Amanda Wojick usually creates art that is “intentionally fragile” using ordinary materials such as paint chips, linoleum flooring, Band-Aids, polystyrene, and different kinds of paper to create small and large abstract sculptures and drawings.

Croatia Field School accepting applications through March 1

Applications to the University of Oregon’s 2013 Croatia Conservation Field School are being accepted through March 1 for the program on Croatia's central Dalmatian Coast June 21-July 19.

Intercultural program under way

Today’s college graduates must be prepared to enter a far more diverse workforce than that of their parents or even those who graduated just 10 years prior.

Interior architect now ‘autism innovator’

When interior architect Kijeong Jeon, MIArch ’89, was hired to select carpet for a new building in 2008, little did he know the project would lead him to designing “calming spaces” for people with developmental disorders such as autism.

Program graduates its first PhD

A native of China, Lanbin Ren had never heard of Oregon when she saw a poster advertising the University of Oregon’s brand-new PhD program in landscape architecture.

David Ping-yee Lung is 2013 Lawrence honoree

David Ping-yee Lung is the 2013 recipient of the Ellis F. Lawrence Medal, the highest alumni honor presented by the University of Oregon School of Architecture and Allied Arts.

Sustainable Cities offers three-day how-to conference in April

Early bird registration ends February 22 for the Sustainable City Year (SCY) conference scheduled April 9-12 in Eugene and Portland.

New head joins architecture faculty

Professor Judith Sheine (pictured at left) joined the School of Architecture and Allied Art

Research travel award open to architecture alumni under 35

Architecture or interior architecture alumni of the University of Oregon under age 35 are eligible to compete between February 1 and March 8 for the Cavin Family Traveling Fellowship, an annual competition offered only to graduates from UO or Cal Poly Pomona.

Feminist art, counterculture topic of Mondloch talk at JSMA

"Feminist Art and the Counterculture" is the topic of a talk by History of Art and Architecture Associate Professor Kate Mondloch at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art on Wednesday, February 20, at 5:30 p.m.

Tom Fortier joins HOK as director of science, technology

Tom Fortier, BArch ‘81, has joined HOK's San Francisco studio as vice president and director of science and technology practice in San Francisco. Fortier, AIA, LEED AP, will guide the group's strategic initiatives while leading individual projects.

‘Smart Cities’ and The Portland Plan explored in lecture

Keeping cities economically prosperous, livable, healthy, and environmentally sustainable will require new approaches and innovations in all city systems.