School of Art + Design News

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College of Design Celebrates New Dean Adrian Parr

The current dean at the University of Texas Arlington’s College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs and the UNESCO chair on water will join the college spring term.

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Building Their Art + Design Bubble

Students in the Art + Design Academic Residential Community reflect on their first term during COVID.

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Capturing the Passage of Time on Earth

A Q&A with Art Professor Ron Jude, in which he discusses his new book 12 Hz and its beautifully haunting images of the planet’s vast story.

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Portland Product Design Students Launch Studio Skosh for Remote Products

With the Koehn Design Entrepreneurship Award, the new design group has already created a wireless smartphone charging station.

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Fall Term Brings Renewed Commitment: Message from the Dean

Interim Dean Laura Vandeburgh welcomes back the College of Design community.

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Welcome New Faculty!

Introducing new faculty and new visiting faculty starting fall 2020.

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Product Design Does Community Outreach

Alum Trevor McClelland mentors students in designing better shelter for the unhoused community.

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One Year Later: College of Design’s Faculty of Color and Allies Writing Retreat

College of Design faculty who attended the 2019 writing retreat reflect on the experience and how it shaped their scholarship.

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Susan Sokolowski Investigates What Makes a Truly Cool Tee

The Sports Product Design Associate Professor writes about thermal effusivity and athleticwear in The Conversation.

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Alumna and Associate Professor are Winners of the 2020 Hallie Ford Fellowship

Artist Fellows Natalie Ball and Donald Morgan were awarded $35,000.

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Cultivating Artist Communities and Networks

Five artist-run groups with connections to the Department of Art provide creative and professional platforms for artists based in Oregon.

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HAA Alumna Curates Show on Great American Etcher

Emily Shinn captures the career and legacy of Mildred Bryant Brooks at the JSMA.

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College of Design Students Win UO Entrepreneurial Awards

The UO recognizes Sports Product Design student Jessie Silbert for her perfomance maternity wear line and MArch student Alex Balog for his basking shark filter.

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College of Design Congratulates Seven Faculty on Tenure and Promotion

The UO promoted or granted tenure to 101 faculty members, including seven from the College of Design.

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Art and the Mighty Western Fence Lizard

Art Professor Carla Bengtson discusses Every Word Was Once an Animal, an exhibition at the JSMA and online hailing the communication skills of the blue-bellied lizard.

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