Wheelchair rugby athletes at the Rio 2016 Paralympics this month are getting an edge from gear designed in part by students in a University of Oregon product design studio. A story in the October 2016 Portland Monthly shows how the US national team worked with UO in Portland students to create performance-boosting wearable designs, including arm guards and gloves.
Associate Professor Susan Sokolowski published an article, “A Visual History of Women’s Olympic Uniforms (1900-2016),” in For Her on August 2.
Media outlets are highlighting an award for a City of Springfield parking garage concept developed in part by UO architecture students.
Exhibitions that include work by UO art faculty members open this weekend in galleries in Portland as part of Portland2016 Biennial, a major survey of work by artists who are defining and advancing contemporary art practices.
Three alumni from the UO Department of Architecture and one adjunct faculty member have earned the highest professional honor granted by the prestigious American Institute of Architects (AIA). Amy Miller Dowell, William Murray, Jay Raskin, and Ron van der Veen were elevated to the College of Fellows in the AIA during an investiture ceremony at the organization’s national convention in May.