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.
UO Associate Professor Gerardo Sandoval was selected for his expertise in gentrification, rural community development issues, and outreach to Latino communities in Oregon. He joined the Department of Planning, Public Policy and Management in 2010.
Commencement speakers will highlight student accomplishments, alumni achievements during ceremony beginning at 4 p.m. Monday, June 19, on the Knight Library South Lawn. A reception precedes in Lawrence Hall from 1-3 p.m.
Two designs by UO teams were among the Top Ten products and installations at WantedDesign 2017 in New York as selected by Dezeen. Studio Gorm—the design office of Assistant Professor Wonhee Jeong-Arndt and Associate Professor John Arndt of the UO’s Department of Product Design—won the 2017 American Design Honors earlier this year.
UO students have re-imagined three early 20th century US Army buildings at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site by adapting commercial, retail, and educational uses of a landscape originally occupied by the British in the 19th century. The students learned to integrate principles of historic preservation and universal access while conceptualizing modern-day functions at the site.