College of Design News

Symposium to showcase unique, nationwide research

The UO Art History Association (AHA) is presenting the 9th Annual International Student Symposium and keynote lecture on April 25-26 at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA) on the University of Oregon campus.

Window technology grant includes UO architecture lab

Oregon BEST has awarded a commercialization grant to a team of industry-university researchers co-developing a window coating that could cut infrared light and heat transfer through window glass while allowing more visible light to enter—saving millions of dollars in lighting costs.

AAD students bolster film festival

The University of Oregon Arts and Administration Program (AAD) is helping provide organizational leadership and staffing at the 2013 Cinema Pacific Film Festival, a week of films, exhibitions, receptions, and performances April 17-21 at venues in Eugene and Portland.

Symposium to honor Helphand

“Landscape Thinking,” a special symposium honoring University of Oregon landscape architecture Professor Emeritus Kenneth Helphand on his retirement from forty years of teaching, will be held Saturday, May 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the UO Ford Alumni Center, 1720 E.

McAndrew named Eno Fellow

Community and Regional Planning master's student and LiveMove President Joe McAndrew is among just 20 graduate students nationwide selected as Eno Fellows for the 21st annual Eno Leadership Development Conference June 2-6 in Washington, D.C. The goal is to cultivate the next generation of leader

Graduate fine arts students’ work goes on display

“Speaking Between,” an exhibition featuring work by thirteen University of Oregon Department of Art master of fine arts students, will be on view May 4-26 at Disjecta Interdisciplinary Art Center, 8371 N. Interstate Avenue in Portland.

PPPM interns find niche in Salem

While many Oregonians read about the work being done by the 77th Oregon Legislative Assembly trying to balance the budget, debate tax credits, and Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) reform, or address education funding, PPPM graduate students Joe McAndrew and David McKay are immersed in t

Preservation topic of City Club of Eugene discussion April 12

Kingston Heath, director of the Historic Preservation Program at UO, will participate in a panel discussion on the future of historic preservation this Friday, April 12, from 12-1 p.m. during the City Club of Eugene weekly meeting at the Eugene Hilton, 66 East 6th Avenue.

Garden begins new partnership

A small garden plot in the corner of the Edison Elementary School playground marks the beginning of a collaborative relationship between the UO Service Learning Program and Edison’s K-5 students.

Cinema Pacific festival features films from Mexico, Singapore and the U.S. West Coast

The fourth annual University of Oregon Cinema Pacific film festival features a wide array of films, exhibitions, receptions and performances opening April 17 and running through April 21, 2013 in both Eugene and Portland.

Cheng, Ruggeri among OTREC Small Starts Grants winners

Two UO A&AA faculty members have received Small Starts Grants for Sustainable Transportation

Ledbury honored with Hatfield Architectural Award

The scholarship committee of the Architecture Foundation of Oregon has named UO graduate student Annie Ledbury as this year’s Senator Mark O. Hatfield Architectural Award recipient.

Medford teams with UO for Sustainable Cities Year Program

UO and the city of Medford will team up for a year-long partnership starting next fall, where students and faculty will work with the city on sustainability projects.

Preservation field school to take place at Whidbey Island

The Pacific Northwest Preservation Field School will return to Puget Sound and Whidbey Island this year, where five sessions will take place during August and September.