University of Oregon

College of Design


Essay for MFA exhibition catalog bridges artistic practice, historical research

Art history graduate student Sloane Kochman was selected to write the catalog essay for this year’s Master of Fine Arts student exhibition.

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Undergraduate projects exhibit wide range of research inquiry

President Trump’s Cabinet, a fogged-up windshield, and an artwork made for an Oscar Wilde play were among the unique sources of inspiration for A&AA student projects at the 2017 Undergraduate Research Symposium recently in the Erb Memorial Union.

2017 Undergraduate Research Symposium


Design Intelligence Surveys Due May 26

For the past 17 years, DesignIntelligence has conducted their annual survey of America’s Best Architecture & Design Schools. Now is the time for your participation in the 2017–18 surveys. Due date: Friday, May 26, 2017 These annual rankings are the leading resource to rank architecture and design programs on their ability to prepare graduates for professional practice. Survey results are very important to prospective students, especially those considering schools in the Pacific Northwest.

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Pacific Northwest Preservation Field School applications due June 1

The annual UO field school, which takes place this year in the Nez Perce National Forest in Idaho, teaches hands-on preservation techniques for historic buildings and landscapes. Skills taught range from wood and masonry repair to documenting historic features and context. Many field school participants have used the program to launch historic preservation careers. Two scholarships can help defray expenses. Applications are due June 1.

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Fifth annual Spring Storm showcases art by A&AA seniors

Spring Storm 2017 Senior Show, the fifth annual exhibition of work by graduating seniors in art, art and technology, and product design, will take place one evening only, Friday June 2, from 4 to 7 p.m. throughout Lawrence Hall. The exhibition is free and open to the public.

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