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Richard Graves Named New Director of Center for Sustainable Building Research

Richard Graves, AIA, LEED BD+C, was announced today as the Director of the Center for Sustainable Building Research (CSBR), in the College of Design, at the University of Minnesota.  Graves takes over the role previously held by John Carmody, founding dir …

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Alumni + Faculty Contribute to Walker's Artist Designed Putt-Putt

When you tee up at the Walker Art Center's Artist Designed Mini Golf in the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden this summer, keep your...

Alumni + Faculty Contribute to Walker's Artist Designed Putt-Putt
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Marc Swackhamer Named New School of Architecture Head

Associate professor of architecture Marc Swackhamer has been named head of the School of Architecture at the University of Minnesota....

Marc Swackhamer Named New School of Architecture Head
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[VIDEO] Apparel Design Students Prepare to Fly with NASA

This spring semester, five apparel design seniors are not only preparing to launch their careers, they are also launching...

[VIDEO] Apparel Design Students Prepare to Fly with NASA
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16 Final Project + Capstone Award Winners

The 2014 Richard Morrill Master's Final Project Awards are given to graduating M.Arch students in memory of long time faculty...

16 Final Project + Capstone Award Winners
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Denise Guerin Awarded Inaugural IFI Fellowship

The International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers (IFI) was founded in 1963 as the global voice and authority for professional Interior...

Denise Guerin Awarded Inaugural IFI Fellowship
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3 Alumni Receive AIA-MN Young Architects Award

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Minnesota's Committee on Design selected five recipients for the 2014 Young Architects Award, including...

3 Alumni Receive AIA-MN Young Architects Award
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Susan Watkins Receives Honorary Degree

Honorary degree recipient Susan Watkins was honored during the University of Minnesota College of Design commencement ceremony held on Saturday,...

Susan Watkins Receives Honorary Degree
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Justin Bieganek Helps the City of St. Paul Reduce Waste

Justin Bieganek's (B.S. Design Communications '97) firm took the city of St.Paul's new "All In" waste reduction program to the...

Justin Bieganek Helps the City of St. Paul Reduce Waste
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A Fresh Look for the IEEE Student Room

The University of Minnesota's Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) student group worked with associate professor Abi Asojo's sophomore...

A Fresh Look for the IEEE Student Room
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You're Invited: Final Reviews, Receptions, and Events

You're invited to join students, faculty, and staff at the College of Design for final presentations and receptions from students...

You're Invited: Final Reviews, Receptions, and Events
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In Memoriam: John Weidt (B.A. Arch '67)

John Weidt, founder of the innovative practice, The Weidt Group, passed away on April 8, 2014. He was a pioneer...

In Memoriam: John Weidt (B.A. Arch '67)
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Adam Lund (B.S. Arch '03) Receives AIA Illinois Award

Adam Lund (B.S. Arch '03) is the recipient of the AIA Illinois John Wellborn Root Award, which recognizes exemplary, noteworthy...

Adam Lund (B.S. Arch '03) Receives AIA Illinois Award
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Paul Erling Wins Elements Runway Competition

Congrats to apparel design student Paul Erling (below) for winning the Elements: Design Competition and Runway Show hosted by the...

Paul Erling Wins Elements Runway Competition
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In The Window: New Displays at the Weisman Art Museum

Retail merchandising students in Dooyoung Choi's Visual Merchandising class collaborated with the Weisman Art Museum (WAM) this spring on a...

In The Window: New Displays at the Weisman Art Museum
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In Memoriam: Mary Ellen Sullivan-Rickey (B.F.A. Studio Art '78)

Mary Ellen Sullivan-Rickey (B.F.A. Studio Art '78), a former lecturer in the Department of Design, Housing and Apparel at...

In Memoriam: Mary Ellen Sullivan-Rickey (B.F.A. Studio Art '78)
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Peter Cavaluzzi (B.Arch '83) Named Master Planner for Mayo Project

Peter Cavaluzzi (B.Arch '83), design principal at New York-based EE&K, will serve as master planner for the Destination Medical Center...

Peter Cavaluzzi (B.Arch '83) Named Master Planner for Mayo Project
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ASLA-MN Honor and Merit Award Recipients Announced

Each year the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) invites accredited Landscape Architecture programs to nominate graduating students for the...

ASLA-MN Honor and Merit Award Recipients Announced
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What Do Gloves That Type and A Noise Cancelling Vest Have in Common?

Apparel design students will present their innovative prototypes at Johnson Space Center during a trip to NASA headquarters April 19-21....

What Do Gloves That Type and A Noise Cancelling Vest Have in Common?
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Get Your Tickets for Elements: Design Competition & Runway Show

This spring semester the Weisman Art Museum will host its third annual design competition. The museum's student group, WAM Collective,...

Get Your Tickets for Elements: Design Competition & Runway Show
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Echo Spot Hosts #AskAway Interview With Dean Fisher

UPCOMING EVENT: The Echo Spot will hold a live #AskAway interview with Dean Tom Fisher on Tuesday, May 6 from...

Echo Spot Hosts #AskAway Interview With Dean Fisher
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Lucy Dunne Receives NASA's Silver Achievement Medal

Associate professor Lucy Dunne (Apparel Design) will receive NASA's Silver Achievement Medal during a ceremony at NASA's Johnson Space Center...

Lucy Dunne Receives NASA's Silver Achievement Medal
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School of Architecture Announces Leadership Change

Dear School of Architecture Faculty, Staff, Students, and Friends,Over the last decade I've had the honor and privilege serving as...

School of Architecture Announces Leadership Change
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On Display: I-35W and the Future of Minneapolis?

Nearly sixty years ago the United States funded the construction of the interstate highway system, influenced by Germany's autobahns. But...

On Display: I-35W and the Future of Minneapolis?
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Aaron Shekey (B.S. Graphic Design '08) Builds a Better Songwriting App

A new app launched by Aaron Shekey (B.S. Graphic Design '08) is giving the napkin a run for its money....

Aaron Shekey (B.S. Graphic Design '08) Builds a Better Songwriting App
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Two Architecture Alumni Win Videotect 4 Awards

UPDATE: Congrats to Ben Lindau (M.Arch '06), whose team received the Viewer's Choice Award for What Will the Space...

Two Architecture Alumni Win Videotect 4 Awards
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Lauren Luna Wins 2014 Margot Siegel Design Award

Lauren Luna is the recipient of the Goldstein Museum of Design's 2014 Margot Siegel Award. Luna combines professional training as...

Lauren Luna Wins 2014 Margot Siegel Design Award
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Architecture Alumni Named to AIA College of Fellows

The 2014 Jury of Fellows from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) elevated 139 AIA members to its prestigious College...

Architecture Alumni Named to AIA College of Fellows
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