Lisa Abia-Smith, director of education at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art and an instructor in the Arts and Administration Program, has been named Oregon Museum Education Art Educator of the Year by the Oregon Art Education Association (OAEA).
A peer-reviewed journal article by Assistant Professor Gerardo Sandoval has won the Chester Rapkin Award For Best Paper in the 2013 Journal of Planning Education and Research. The prize was awarded for Sandoval’s article "Shadow Transnationalism: Cross-Border Networks and Planning Challenges of Transnational Unauthorized Immigrant Communities" (Vol. 33 (1), pp. 176-193).
The School of Architecture and Allied Arts aims to raise $42 million to support students, faculty, programs, and facilities. The top priority of the A&AA campaign is phase 1 construction of a new academic home in the heart of campus. The A&AA goal is part of the UO’s recently announced comprehensive capital campaign to raise $2 billion. Acting Dean Brook Muller says the transformative investment will boost A&AA’s reputation and ambitions as a worldwide leader.
The Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture (ACADIA) will honor UO Associate Professor Nancy Yen-wen Cheng with the 2014 ACADIA Society Award of Excellence on Saturday, October 25, at the University of Southern California campus in Los Angeles.
The Pacific Northwest Preservation Field School is celebrating its “20 Years Reunion” November 7-9. In addition to an evening of remembering, socializing, and learning at the White Stag Block in downtown Portland, attendees can participate in field trips to past and future field school sites.