CDes events this week -- May 9, 2011


School of Architecture Master's Final Project Presentations
Monday, May 9 - Tuesday, May 10, 2011, Rapson Hall Courtyard

Landscape Architecture Capstone Presentations
Monday, May 9 - Thursday, May 12, 2011, Rapson Hall Courtyard

Interior Design Portfolio Preparation
Wednesday, May 11, 2011, 4pm, 475 McNeal Hall
Ryan Ellena, a recent Interior Design alum who is working at StudioHive, will give a presentation on portfolio preparation. Ellena will share his process for portfolio development and how he put his "brand" together.

Greenscreen: A student grown film night
Thursday, May 12, 2011, 7pm, Bell Museum Auditorium
A collection of the best environmentally focused films skillfully crafted by students at the University of Minnesota. The filmmakers will be present and will answer questions after the screenings.

AIA National Convention Alumni Reception
Thursday, May 12, 2011, 6pm, Hilton New Orleans Riverside
Join University of Minnesota College of Design Dean Tom Fisher and AIA Minnesota President Steve Fiskum (B.Arch '73), AIA, for a Minnesota reception during the AIA National Convention in New Orleans.

College of Design Commencement Ceremony
Saturday, May 14, 2011, 3pm, Mariucci Arena

Shifting Gears: 2011 Graphic Design Senior Show
Sunday, May 15, 2011, 12pm, Clockwork
Calibrate your schedule for the University of Minnesota's Graphic Design Senior Show, Shifting Gears. Come enjoy cold drinks, tasty snacks, and fine-tuned portfolios all afternoon.


Goldstein Museum of Design: GMD Gallery (McNeal Hall)

Smart House, Livable Community, Your Future
through May 22, 2011
Where do you want to live when you grow older? For many people the answer is "at home." This exhibition explores the housing trend of aging in place by developing products and adaptive technologies that allow people to stay in their homes. Curated by Marilyn Bruin (Housing Studies) and graduate student Jodene Riha. Made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services.