Department of Product Design News

UO Professor Helps Old Navy Streamline Women's Sizes

Old Navy turned to UO professor and researcher Susan Sokolowski in response to shifting attitudes toward inclusive sizing.

College of Design Congratulates Faculty on Tenure and Promotion

The UO has promoted 10 College of Design faculty members—a process that involves rigorous review and recognizes tireless commitment.

Welcome to the Mini-Museum: School of Art + Design 2021 Exhibitions

A showcase of the accomplishments and discoveries of a new generation of artists and designers.

Center for Art Research and Knight Campus Launch Artist Residency Program

The CFAR Project Incubator will encourage Oregon artists, designers, and craft-based practitioners to take creative risks and embed in the UO community.

Philosopher, Environmental Activist, Cultural Critic—Get to Know the New College of Design Dean

Oregon Quarterly features Dean Adrian Parr in 'Adrian Parr: An Explorer by Design,' a profile that follows her journey from the forests of Sydney to the forests of Eugene.

Sports Product Design Student Carly Conduff Wins Woolmark Performance Challenge

The graduate student was recognized for her three-tiered apparel system for elite female athletes competing in the Volvo Ocean Race.

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.

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.

Welcome New Faculty!

Introducing new faculty and new visiting faculty starting fall 2020.

Product Design Does Community Outreach

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

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.

Susan Sokolowski Investigates What Makes a Truly Cool Tee

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

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.

Runner’s World Features Sports Product Design Student’s Project for Paralympian Athletes

Sarah Klecker designed Paralympic uniforms, waterproof training gear, and push gloves for elite female wheelchair-racing athletes.

2020 School of Art + Design Student Exhibitions

Discover the art and design work of our students graduating from the School of Art + Design.