Department of Product Design Events

May 22
Philip Haas: Sculpture Breathes Life into Painting & Music11:00 a.m.

The JSMA is excited to present the world-premiere of noted artist Philip Haas’s new work, before it embarks on a year-long tour in the U.S. and abroad. The two-week...
May 11–June 9
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA)

The JSMA is excited to present the world-premiere of noted artist Philip Haas’s new work, before it embarks on a year-long tour in the U.S. and abroad. The two-week performance installation incorporates motorized sculpture, construction, totems, altered found objects, film, fetishized costume, movement, sound, spoken word, and music.

Jun 10
2019 Spring Storm Exhibition reception4:00 p.m.

The University of Oregon College of Design's School of Art + Design is pleased to present the 2019 Spring Storm. Graduating seniors in Art, Art & Technology, and...
June 10 4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Lawrence Hall

The University of Oregon College of Design's School of Art + Design is pleased to present the 2019 Spring Storm.

Graduating seniors in Art, Art & Technology, and Product Design will exhibit their work throughout Lawrence Hall for this 7th annual end-of-year senior show.

Opening reception: Monday, June 10 from 4:00–6:00 p.m. 
On view through June 17, Monday- Friday from 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Jun 10
Closing reception: The Studio - Kalpuya Ihili Maker Space6:00 p.m.

"The Studio" focuses on displaying art in a non-traditional manner, with an emphasis on the artist’s process. Come experience the...
June 10 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Kalapuya Ilihi

"The Studio" focuses on displaying art in a non-traditional manner, with an emphasis on the artist’s process. Come experience the warm environment of a fictional studio -- enjoy works-in-progress, finished pieces, sketchbooks, and snacks. Let’s hang out!

Presented by the Art + Design Academic Residential Community. Head over after the 2019 Spring Storm reception! Follow us @uothestudio

Jun 11
2019 Spring Storm Exhibition10:00 a.m.

The University of Oregon College of Design's School of Art + Design is pleased to present the 2019 Spring Storm. Graduating seniors in Art, Art & Technology, and...
June 11–17
Lawrence Hall

The University of Oregon College of Design's School of Art + Design is pleased to present the 2019 Spring Storm.

Graduating seniors in Art, Art & Technology, and Product Design will exhibit their work throughout Lawrence Hall for this 7th annual end-of-year senior show.

Opening reception: Monday, June 10 from 4:00–6:00 p.m. 
On view through June 17, Monday- Friday from 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Jun 11
UO Entrepreneurship Awards Luncheonnoon

Join us for a celebration of entrepreneurship as we recognize students, alumni, and community partners who have advanced the University of Oregon’s entrepreneurial...
June 11 noon–1:30 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU), Ballroom

Join us for a celebration of entrepreneurship as we recognize students, alumni, and community partners who have advanced the University of Oregon’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Program Agenda


12:00-12:30 p.m. - Student Startup Expo
12:30-1:00 p.m. - Luncheon: Opening Remarks and Keynote Speech
1:00-1:30 p.m. - Awards Ceremony


Award Category Highlights


Founder of the Year
Startup of the Year
Best Community Partner
2019 Paul Anthony Troiano RAINmaker Seed Grants
...and more!


About Our Keynote Speaker: Jonathan Evans
Vice president of global aviation policy, Verizon | Cofounder, Skyward

Jonathan Evans is the vice president of global aviation policy and standards at Verizon. He was the founding CEO of Skyward, a leading drone operations management platform, which he founded in 2012 with University of Oregon finance professor Stephen McKeon and UO alumni Eric Ringer and Dana Maher. Skyward was acquired by Verizon in February of 2017 and is now leading the industry into an exciting new era of connected aircraft and networked aerial fleet deployments across all industrial categories. Evans was a professional aviator for 18 years, serving as a UH60 Blackhawk pilot in the U.S. Army, as well as a network administrator during a time when the Army was establishing its first secure networks for internet and email. As a civilian, he has continued to serve in the air as a LifeFlight medevac pilot and is a successful entrepreneur, technologist, and standard bearer for global interoperability as founding president of the Global UTM Association.

RSVP by June 1

Questions? Contact Kate Harmon, Undergraduate Program Manager, Lundquist Center for Entrepreneurship at kharmon2@uoregon.edu.

Sponsored by the Lundquist Center for Entrepreneurship, the Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation, and the Product Design Department.

Jun 17
College of Design Commencement Ceremony4:00 p.m.

Join us for the 2019 College of Design Commencement Ceremony and the presentation of the Ellis F. Lawrence Medal. College of Design Commencement details are available on...
June 17 4:00 p.m.
Southwest Campus Green, South Lawn (Southwest Campus Green)

Join us for the 2019 College of Design Commencement Ceremony and the presentation of the Ellis F. Lawrence Medal.

College of Design Commencement details are available on the College of Design website.

There will be a reception prior to the College of Design ceremony from 1:00–3:00 p.m. in the Lawrence Hall Courtyard. We encourage students to bring their families and friends to engage and mingle with faculty and fellow students.

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