College of Design News

Ribe visits Switzerland to teach and assist wind energy research

University of Oregon Professor Robert Ribe joined the faculty of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich as guest professor during spring term, collaborating with faculty, students, and researchers in the Planning of Landscape an

Photographs of Russian Orthodox Cathedrals and Churches are on view at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art presents \ photographs of Russian Orthodox cathedrals and churches from the 11th to the 20th centuries in the McKenzie Gallery.

Larco, Mondloch recognized for faculty excellence

Two faculty members from the School of Architecture and Allied Arts have been selected to receive the Fund for Faculty Excellence Awards for academic year 2013-14.

Tickets on sale for summer tours of Shire, Watzek

A limited number of tickets for public tours this summer of the Watzek House, Oregon’s newest National Historic Landmark, and The Shire, a unique landscape in the Columbia River Gorge, are now available.

UO art student awarded fellowship for international research

Farhad Bahram, a graduate teaching fellow in the Department of Art, has been awarded an Oregon University System Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund (Sylff) Graduate Fellowship for International Research, to begin fall 2013. The award carries a $6,000 stipend.

The artist behind the Lawrence Medal

Lin Cook was commissioned to design the first Lawrence Medal — a prestigious honor now awarded annually to a distinguished graduate — in 1999. She has produced every medal that has been presented since then.

Lawrence Medal winner devoted to preservation of historic built environment

This year’s honoree and commencement speaker, David Ping-yee Lung, has been instrumental in three World Heritage List designations.

Dewey wins $50,000 research grant

Research by Associate Professor and Director Patricia Dewey, of the Arts and Administration Program, has been recognized with a $50,000 Incubating Interdisciplinary Initiatives (I3) Award from the University of Oregon Office of Research, Innovation, and Graduate Education (RIGE).

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.

Community Service Center honored for contributions to planning

The University of Oregon’s Community Service Center (CSC) will receive the 2013 Oregon Chapter of the American Planning Association’s (OAPA) Special Achievement in Planning Award at the OAPA conference in Portland on May 30.

 

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.