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.
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.
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.
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.