Department of Product Design News

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Architecture Alumnus Nate McCoy to Speak at College of Design Commencement

The executive director of the Oregon chapter of the National Association of Minority Contractors remembers the UO fondly.

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Seventh Annual Spring Storm Draws Families and Friends to Lawrence Hall

This year’s senior showcase featured work from more than 100 students from the School of Art + Design.

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The Center for Art Research Celebrates its Launch

The new center hosted an exhibition and artist presentations at 510 Oak.

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A Moveable Feast

The 3rd Annual Feast for Fifty featured the creations of senior product design students with the UO Board of Trustees as this year’s dinner guests.

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Call for Applications: Justice and Equity Design Initiative Faculty Writing Retreat

The College of Design will host a writing retreat for self-identified underrepresented faculty of color and allies.   

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Bernhardt Design Selects A+D Faculty for Young, New Talent Exhibition

Associate Professors Erdem and Hale Selek to show at ICFF Studio during NYCxDesign Week.

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Metropolis Magazine Highlights Product Design Students at WantedDesign Fair

The design fair founders name the Prison Blues apparel project as example of conscious design.

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NASA's Heartbreaking Moment

Susan Sokolowski, director of the Sports Product Design program, sounds off on NASA's canceled first all-women spacewalk and the power of equality in product design.

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A Designer’s Paradise

A Guide to College of Design Events at Design Week Portland.

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Vandenburgh Named Interim Dean of College of Design

Vandenburgh, who leads the School of Art + Design, begins July 1.

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Dean Christoph Lindner to Step Down in August

Lindner has accepted a position as dean of the Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment at University College London.

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International Space Station Welcomes New Buddy

Sports Product Design student’s plush Earth toy took a joyride on the SpaceX Crew Dragon.

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Product Design Students and Oregon Inmates Team Up for Prison Blues Apparel

For the Department of Product Design’s second project with Oregon Corrections Enterprises, students and inmates collaborate on the Community Clothing Project.

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Fits Like A Glove

Sports Product Design graduate students are fine-tuning the garment for athletes.

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A Watershed Moment for Art + Design

The School of Art + Design to host 510 Oak grand opening at the Dec. 7 First Friday ArtWalk

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