Department of Product Design News

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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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Designing Sasquatch

Students in the Department of Product Design created a graphic design for a new, one-of-a-kind Sasquatch-themed bike as part of the PeaceHealth Rides and JUMP Bikes campaign.

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New 510 Oak Building Brings New Creativity to Downtown Eugene

The newly renovated building will house Art and Product Design faculty research studios as well as the new Center for Art Research.

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College of Design Welcomes New Faculty

The College of Design is welcoming several new faculty members across the college.

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Sports Product Design Goes to the Portland Maker Faire

Join faculty from the School of Art + Design’s Sports Product Design program at OMSI’s Makers Faire, September 15–16 in Portland.

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What Do Teachers Make? A Difference

Susan Sokolowski, associate professor and program director for Sports Product Design at the University of Oregon, is a teacher who makes a difference.

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Two Sports Product Design Graduate Students Make the Finals in International Competition

Olivia Echols and Christel Thue Høgsted are finalists in the Woolmark Performance Challenge.

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What Does It Take to Design a World Cup Jersey?

Director and Associate Professor of Sports Product Design Susan Sokolowski spent nearly 20 years working for a major sports manufacturer on innovative products, for events like the World Cup and the Champions League Final.

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New Diversity Fellow Announced

Dean of the College of Design, Christoph Lindner announced the College’s new Dean’s Fellow for Diversity.

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A Time to Celebrate

The College of Design celebrates its more than 600 graduates and first commencement ceremony under its new name.

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