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.
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.
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.
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.
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.