Suburbia panel features CDes presenters

The public is invited to attend The Arts and the Built Environment: Changes in Suburban Life, a panel discussion in honor of Minnesota's 150th birthday.

The panel offers a look back 50 years and forward 50 years to the idea of suburbia: changing forms and uses in housing, suburban culture as seen through media and popular culture, and the evolution of a new mode of living: that of the suburbanite.

Featuring Moderator: Tom Fisher, dean, College of Design
Presenters: Kate Solomonson, associate dean, College of Design; and Becky Yust, head, Design, Housing, and Apparel, and John Archer, chair, Cultural Studies, College of Liberal Arts with special guest, Robert Bruegmann, professor of art history, architecture, and urban planning at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Thursday, April 3, 5:30-6:30 p.m., free refreshments and cash bar
6:30-8:30 p.m., panel presentation
Campus Club, 4th floor, Coffman Memorial Union, 300 Washington Ave. S.E.

Reservations are required (click on link above) and will be accepted as long as space remains available.
Questions? Anne Schultz, external relations assistant,, 612-301-2337.