College of Design News

Fifth annual Spring Storm showcases art by A&AA seniors

Work by more than 100 graduating senior art, art and technology, and product design s

UO Provost honors 2 A&AA faculty for outstanding teaching

Associate Professor Akiko Walley and Assistant Professor Christopher Michlig were recognized with university-wide teaching awards in separate surprise presentations by UO Provost and Senior Vice President Scott Coltrane in Lawrence Hall during May.

Historic hotel inspires adaptive designs for SCYP project

When UO architecture undergraduate Shirley Huang had a chance to work on a real-life design project for the City of Albany, she was initially seeking practical experience. City officials thought the former St. Francis Hotel might be adapted to support housing or return to use as a hotel.

Architecture alumni duo honored with Lawrence Medal

Design for people and the environment has reached new levels thanks to achievements by UO alumni William Leddy and Marsha Maytum, and their San Francisco firm, Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects

Two graduate art students awarded prestigious Singer Fellowship

Master of Fine Arts students Lee Asahina and Chelsea Couch are this year’s recipients of the University of Oregon’s Georgianne Teller Singer Dean’s Graduate Fellowship. Due to the exceptional quality of both students’ applications, this year’s award recognizes two students for the first time.

Art department faculty win grants from Oregon Arts Commission, Ford Family Foundation

Three Department of Art faculty members are among 44 Oregon artists awarded 2017 Career Opportunity Grants from the Oregon Arts Commission, The Ford Family Foundation, and The Oregon Community Foundation.

Heads of Schools announced for new College of Design

Christoph Lindner, Dean of the School of Architecture and Allied Arts (A&AA), has announced leaders for each new school in the College of Design that launches July 1.

Two UO architecture alums named Portland Women of Influence

Portland Business Journal has recognized UO alumnae and architects Melody Emerick and Katherine Schultz among this year’s Women of Influence.

UO to host Pacific Rim sustainability hub, inaugural conference

Department of Landscape Architecture Professor Bart Johnson is leading the steering committee for the new Association of Pacific Rim Universities Sustainable Cities and Landscapes Hub (APRU SCL), which UO has been selected to host.

Baseball uniforms: new-school design challenges old-school tradition

UO Sports Product Design Program student Irving Perez has one of the best ideas since night baseball: new unif

Portland Art Museum installs retrospective of Oregon architect John Yeon

A major retrospective of Oregon architect John Yeon opens at the Portland Art Museum May 13 and runs through September 3.

Design students partner with prisoners to make better residence hall furniture

What would inspire 15 University of Oregon seniors to stay the night in the freshman residence at Bean Hall?