Celebrate the Eugene-Springfield Latino community and culture—including food, games, salsa dancing lessons, and music performances—at the Festival Latino Block Party on Saturday, May 30, from 4-11 p.m. at Sprout! Regional Food Hub, 418 A Street in Springfield. The event is organized by the Association of Fundraising Professionals chapter at UO and benefits Huerto de la Familia.
John Park, career instructor in the UO Department of Art’s Digital Arts Program, has been awarded the Thomas F. Herman Award for Excellence in Pedagogy. One of the most prestigious teaching honors at UO, the award recognizes senior faculty members who have demonstrated outstanding achievement and expertise in a particular area of teaching. Park works at the intersection of creative pedagogy and technology.
“2015 Spring Storm: Department of Art 3rd Annual Senior Show” will take place at the University of Oregon one evening only, Friday May 29, from 5-8 p.m., on the first and second floors of Lawrence Hall. The exhibition is free and open to the public.
In fall 2008, the University of Oregon completed its move into the White Stag Block (WSB), a refurbished facility that merges parts of three historic buildings in downtown Portland. The move culminated efforts—compressed into just two years—to adapt three vacant historic buildings into the interconnected high-tech complex that today comprises the School of Architecture and Allied Arts’ most urban presence.
Nearly 90 students participated in this year’s OregonBILDS, a series of classes offering a residential design-build experience over three terms. Buyers who earn 80 percent or less of Lane County’s median family income are eligible to purchase the completed home, which will be priced in the $175,000 range.