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Eggener’s research on ‘City of the Dead’ featured in podcast, website

Professor Keith Eggener is featured in a 99% Invisible podcast and feature story focusing on “The City of the Dead”—Colma, California—the only necropolis in the United States and the site where graves from throughout the Bay Area were moved as the city grew in the early 20th century.

Removing corpses for relocation in San Francisco

 

SCYP Redmond awarded 2017 Sustainability Award for town-gown partnership

The Sustainable City Year Program’s partnership with the City of Redmond was recognized recently with a UO Sustainability Award in the Town and Gown category for promoting, educating, and enhancing community sustainability. The SCYP partners annually with a municipality in Oregon to provide new perspectives and tools to help meet economic, environmental, and equitability goals.

City of Redmond Mayor George Endicott, Megan Banks, and Redmond City Manager Keith Witcosky

 

Students work with Portland pros at UO Design Camp

A week-long camp for high school students focusing on architecture, art and technology, and product design will take place July 10-14 at the White Stag Block in Portland. The camp offers a head start through collaboration, creative problem-solving, and prototyping.

A camper works on a project at the UO Design Camp in Portland

 

Gerardo Sandoval among recipients of 2017 Faculty Excellence Award

Provost Scott Coltrane has announced the names of 16 faculty members selected for the prestigious Fund for Faculty Excellence Awards. This year’s list includes Associate Professor Gerardo Sandoval of the Department of Planning, Public Policy and Management. The award provides faculty members with a $20,000 salary supplement or $30,000 for research support.  Read the full story at AroundtheO.

faculty excellence award

 

Oslo, Berkeley, Seattle, London, DC—students to intern here and abroad

Landscape architecture student internships this summer include prestigious firms and exciting destinations. Derek Rayle, John Maxson, Jillian Stone, Russell Martinelli, and Margo Barajas are among UO landscape architecture students headed to summer internships with notable firms.

“Digital Ecologies,” a design by Derek Rayle