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CDR collaborating with Ford Motor Company

September 11, 2012
Beginning in January 2013, a team of students and faculty from the KU Center for Design Research will collaborate with Ford Motor Company on new designs that might someday end up in Ford vehicles.

Herstowski selected as Senior Administrative Fellow for 2012-13

September 5, 2012
Andrea Herstowski, associate professor and interim chair, design, School of Architecture, Design & Planning was one of nine faculty members selected.

SADP Students Win Police Vehicle Graphics Contest

August 29, 2012
The University of Kansas Public Safety Office’s partnership with a KU Department of Design class for its new patrol car look has turned out to be a winning combination.

In March 2011 Jeremy Shellhorn, a KU associate professor of visual communication design in the School of Architecture, Design and Planning, was asked by the Public Safety Office to provide design criteria to interested students.

Design Department wins Best School at National Student Show (and much more)

August 13, 2012
Last spring the School of Architecture, Design, and Planning’s Department of Design was named Best School at the eighth National Student Show. KU senior Jessica Marak, of Kansas City, Mo., won Best of Show and the Judge’s Choice awards for 164, a journal that chronicled her experiences while studying abroad.


El Dorado Studio Project featured at NeighborWorks America's national conference

El Dorado principal Josh Shelton will present Expanded Partnerships: Bridging Academia, Community, and Nonprofit Development. It will feature the 2013 El Dorado Studio's work at the Neighborworks America's Conference. The event is being held at Bartle Hall in Kansas City, Mo., 4:00 pm December 10.

Open House - Kansas City Design Center

Fall Open House
Kansas City Design Center
Friday, December 13th 5:30 to 7:30 pm.
1018 Baltimore, Kansas City, Mo.

Annual Short Films Series - ARCH 630 Theory and Context of Architecture

Day 1: Tues., Dec 10, 2:30-3:45
Kansas Union, Alderson Auditorium

Day 2: Thurs., Dec 12, 2:30-3:45
Kansas Union, Alderson Auditorium

Kansas Association of Planning Students Brown Bag Lecture

Alternative Fuel Vehicles: Attitudes, perceptions, policies, and travel behavior
Bradley Lane, Assistant Professor, KU School of Public Affairs and Administration
November 13, 12:00 pm, Marvin 308

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