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Annual McMath Award to honor Elisabeth Walton Potter’s contributions to Oregon’s cultural heritage

Elisabeth Walton Potter of Salem is the recipient of the University of Oregon’s 2011 George McMath Award. Potter’s longtime role as a public historian specializing in architectural history and historic preservation has earned her high praise and recognition.


Erin Rose Gardner and The Opulent Project Featured in Creative Oregon

In a recent posting by the Oregon Arts Commission, University of Oregon alumna, Erin Rose Gardner (BFA '07) and The Opulent Project were featured on OAC's Creative Oregon.  The story acknowledges Erin's continued success as a conceptual jeweler along with her 2010 award of an OAC Individual Artist Fellowship, and the 2010 Opulent Project exhibit at the Tractor Gallery.

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It’s a blanket, it’s a cave, it’s a rocket, it’s … Super Blanket! Two UO Product Design faculty members’ creation goes viral

A Buckminster-Fuller-esque kids’ product developed by two UO Product Design faculty members John Arndt and Wonhee Jeong has garnered national notice by a design company that spotlights innovative products. Read the full story here.

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Coming APRIL 6-10: CINEMA PACIFIC FESTIVAL featuring FILMS+NEW MEDIA from Pacific-bordering countries

2011 FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS The Cinema Pacific film festival will premiere new works from China and other Pacific-bordering countries, host an intensive seventy-two-hour film production workshop, and feature art exhibitions, live performances, and exciting parties. The festival will take place at venues on the University of Oregon campus, at the Bijou Art Cinemas, and in the Soreng Theater at the Hult Center for the Performing Arts in Eugene.


Art History professor wins prestigious national fellowship, begins second book

A UO art history professor is one of just 25 of 1,160 applicants to win a $35,000 fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS). Assistant Professor Kate Mondloch plans to use the ACLS fellowship to devote full-time writing to her second book, tentatively entitled Eye Desire: New Media Art After Feminism, which will explore new ways of understanding screen-based digital technologies through the lens of feminist theory.

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