College of Design News

Focus on ‘politics of participation’ earns Sandoval book award

A new book by Assistant Professor Gerardo Sandoval, of the Department of Planning, Public Policy and Management, was selected for Honorable Mention for the 201

Exhibits, discussion, class to explore contemporary Chinese art and culture

Shanghai, long considered China’s most cosmopolitan metropolis, has today reemerged as a global center with a booming culture industry and flourishing art scene. A panel discussion, “Picturing Global China: Contemporary Art from Shanghai and Beyond,” October 5 from 1-4 p.m.

UO among best of the best in latest national rankings

The University of Oregon keeps coming up tops in national surveys of the flagship colleges in the United States.

Project by product design student a statewide winner

Thinking he was just one in a crowd, University of Oregon undergraduate student Alexander "Zander" Eckblad figured his chances were slim when he submitted his product design project into the inaugural Oregon BEST Red List Design Challenge.

Green Classroom Toolbox featured nationally on public radio

Associate Professor Ihab Elzeyadi’s Green Classroom Toolbox was featured on internationally broadcast PRX (Public Radio Exchange) in an

Rethink, Recycle, Regenerate: Imagining Portland Centennial Mills

University of Oregon Architecture Studio Engages Students in Real World Projects to Rethink-Recycle-Regenerate: Imagining Portland

Architecture students surpass young professionals in contest

Working all night together on a project can make or break a relationship, but that dedication paid off big for UO architecture undergraduates Benjamin Bye, Alex Kenton and Jason Rood, who won first place in the “

Department of Architecture Retains NAAB Accreditation

The National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) has confirmed a full eight-year accreditation renewal for both the bachelor of architecture and master of architecture programs at the University of Oregon Department of Architecture.

UO alumnus’ plan snags cover of New York Times’ Business section

A unique way to fund higher education has landed a UO alumnus on the Business cover of The New York Times.

Young alumna designs accessories for Steve Madden in New York

Annah Kessler broke into the New York City fashion industry within two years of graduating from the University of Oregon’s Product Design Program. She had interned during school then was hired as a design assistant at Will® Leather Goods in Eugene upon graduating.

Grant focus: prison arts programs

Lori Hager, Ph.D., would like to make one thing clear. “I’m no expert in prison arts,” she says firmly. Yet after receiving approval for grant-funded research on prison arts programs in the United States, she may soon become one.

Students, Opsis Architecture collaborate on Beaverton arts venue

Designing the first public performance and visual arts venue in Beaverton, a Portland suburb, was the goal of a recent collaboration between an architecture studio at the University of Oregon in Portland and Opsis Architecture.