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UO Product Design Program celebrates ribbon-cutting at 942 Olive Street, a new innovation hub in downtown Eugene

Known as as 942 Olive Street, the UO’s new downtown innovation hub will house Product Design Program maker spaces including a design studio, a computer-assisted design lab, and a polymer lab. The hub is also home to the Regional Accelerator and Innovation Network (RAIN) and the Tyler Invention Greenhouse, which aims to leverage UO expertise in green chemistry and connect entrepreneurs and product designers. UO President Michael Schill and Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy cut the ribbon on the hub recently.

Product Design Launch Lab

 

Scholars on Board Symposium May 20 highlights student engagement with nonprofits

Students in the Department of Planning, Public Policy and Management’s Scholars on Board Program will present their experiences from serving on a local nonprofit board during a symposium Friday, May 20, from 8:30-10 a.m., in the Knight Library Browsing Room. This year, seventeen graduate students have enrolled in the board governance program, with each spending a minimum of nine months serving on a regional nonprofit board of directors. The students’ projects range from redesigning board practices to leading volunteer appreciation events, to fundraising for the nonprofit’s programs.

Hendricks Hall

 

Digital Arts student’s handmade stickers honor Oregon

You may spot the work of digital arts senior Ashlee Pierce on water bottles, laptops, and car windows around campus. Last November, one of her sketches inspired her to sell original vinyl stickers that salute the state of Oregon.

stickers

 

Architecture alumnus wins global public interest design award for work in Congo Basin

A rural African school design-build project by Andrew Brose, BArch ’10, has won a 2016 global award for Excellence in Public Interest Design from Design Corps and the Social Economic Environmental Design (SEED) Network. Brose lived a year in the village to complete the project.

project work

 

Oregon Quarterly video features SCYP Redmond

Oregon Quarterly highlights the UO’s Sustainable Cities Year Program in Redmond in the magazine’s latest issue. The article features a video showing UO students engaging with Redmond officials and citizens on collaborative projects to help make the city greener and more livable.

SCYP video

 

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