Undergraduates present research at NCUR, Undergraduate Symposium

Three undergraduate architecture students presented their research at the 24th annual National Conference for Undergraduate Research (NCUR) in Missoula Montana. Brad Hokanson (Graphic Design and NCUR Board of Governors member) and Assistant Dean, Student Services Kate Maple also attended the conference and the oral sessions that showcased the CDes students.

Undergraduate architecture students, from left to right, Woody Hanson, Allison Johnson, and Jonathan Dessi-Olive

Undergraduate architecture students, from left to right, Woody Hanson, Allison Johnson, and Jonathan Dessi-Olive.

Allison Johnson
Faculty mentor: Benjamin Ibarra-Sevilla
Title: Geometries and Construction Methods of the Open-air Church of San Pedro and San Pablo at Teposcolula

Jonathan Dessi-Olive
Faculty mentor: Benjamin Ibarra-Sevilla
Title: Principles of Gothic Construction in Oaxaca, Mexico

Woody Hanson
Faculty mentor: Rachel Iannacone
Title: Building a Bi-communal Bridge: Nicosia, Cyprus

University of Minnesota Undergraduate Symposium -- April 21, 2010

The annual spring Undergraduate Symposium was held in Coffman Union, Wednesday April 21, 2010. Almost 300 students presented posters. The following College of Design students participated:

Jennifer Dens, Architecture
Faculty mentor: Nancy Miller
Digital Interactive Campus History

Marisa Fredrickson, Architecture
Faculty mentor: Rachel Iannacone
Making Downtown: Nicollet Mall's Collaborative Design Response for a Vital City Center

Natalie Gallagher, Retail Merchandising
Faculty mentor: Kim Johnson
Mother-daughter identity talk: Influences on appearance management behaviors

Patrick Hayes, Architecture
Faculty mentor: Leslie Van Duzer
North American Schools of Architecture and the Best Practices for Service-Learning Abroad

Allison Johnson, Architecture
Faculty mentor: Benjamin Ibarra-Sevilla
The Open-Air Church of San Pedro and San Pablo at Teposcolula

Katy Szapa, Architecture
Faculty mentor: Mark Brinda
Gentrification and Sustainable Communities: Implications for Revitalization Schemes in Minneapolis

Mathew Tierney, Architecture
Faculty mentor: Jim Lutz
The Structures of Sustainability: Environmental Solutions for the Remote Islands of Lake Victoria, Kenya

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