School of Art + Design News

Muenchinger among top 30 design educators

Kiersten Muenchinger, the Tim and Mary Boyle Chair in Material Studies and Product Design at UO, has been selected by DesignIntelligence as one of the “30 Most Admired Educators for 2015” from more than a thousand educators across the United Sta

Three from A&AA win faculty awards

Three School of Architecture and Allied Arts faculty members were among the thirteen recipients of the 2014-15 school year Fund for Faculty Excellence Award.

Portland Art Museum celebrates Blue Sky’s 40th

What began forty years ago as a makeshift photo gallery in a space the size of a freight elevator is celebrating its fortieth anniversary with a formal exhibition of 120 works at the Portland Art Museum through January.

UO museum exhibits honor A&AA’s 100th

In honor of A&AA’s 100th birthday celebration, the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA) on the University of Oregon campus is hosting three exhibitions featuring former A&AA faculty member David McCosh and former A&AA student Gordon Gilkey, all commenc

UO hosts Design Week Portland events

UO in Portland is hosting weeklong series of interactive events, installations, and conversations showcasing the evolving state of design as part of the citywide series, Design Week Portland.

Sports product initiative moves ahead

The UO’s Lundquist College of Business will move the Oregon Executive MBA Program and sports product management initiative to a new building in Portland’s Old Town Chinatown.

A&AA welcomes new faculty

A&AA welcomes three new tenure-track faculty members for the 2014-15 academic year.

UO student wins national award for zinc-made lifting device

University of Oregon product design undergraduate student Derek Sackmann is one of just three national award winners in a design competition to develop a lifting device made from zinc, winning $2,000 for himself and $1,000 for the Product Design Program at the UO’s School of Architecture and All

Student’s winning shoe design slated for production

A shoe designed by Product Design Program student Stefan Cristobal will be produced for shoe brand Android Homme in 2015 after Cristobal won the 2014 Pensole World Sneaker Championship.

Warpinski’s “Surface Tension” at Fort Collins’ Lincoln Center

The Lincoln Center Art Galleries in Fort Collins, Colorado, will present “Surface Tension,” a photographic series by UO Professor Terri Warpinski with poetry by Laura Winter, September 12 through November 1, 2014.

'WIRED' features Rick Silva’s futuristic birds

WIRED has featured Assistant Professor Rick Silva’s futuristic bird project in a recent

New master’s degrees in sports products underway

Faculty members in business and product design are crafting new master’s degree programs.

UO condom research in 'Men’s Journal'

A story in the current Men’s Journal features research by a UO Product Design Program class on how to design a next-generation condom.

Avalanche rescue helmet wins international product design award

A helmet that integrates computing elements to reduce time in avalanche search and rescue has won an international prize for Product Design Program Assistant Professor Jason O. Germany.

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