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Anthony Schmiedler Receives Wounded Warrior Scholarship

April 24, 2013
Design Department student Anthony Schmiedler, Kansas City, Kan., has received one of two KU Office of Graduate Military Programs’ Wounded Warrior Scholarships. They are the first ever awarded.

Consumers test CDR student designs for Ford Motor Company

April 23, 2013
On April 14, Center For Design Research students set up the front half of a Ford Taurus at a Lawrence grocery store so the public could test working models of new steering wheels, dashboards, and consoles they have developed.

Design wins Best School at National Student Show

April 15, 2013
Last Saturday the School of Architecture, Design, and Planning’s Department of Design was named Best School at the Ninth National Student Show. It is the second year in a row the department has won the show’s top academic award.

Andrea Herstowski, Interim Chair and Associate Professor, “We are thrilled to have won “Best School” back to back years. There are schools with tremendous talent, and the competition is extremely intense.”

KU Architecture Student’s Team wins $50,000 Urban Design Competition

April 15, 2013
A team of five students that included KU Department of Architecture student Lauren Leigh Brown has won the Urban Land Institute’s Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition. Brown is a fifth-year student in architecture from Hermitage, Mo. She will split the $50,000 prize with her teammates.

Events

Exhibition in the Gallery from Jan 22 - Feb 15

January 22, 2013
Art Gallery located in the Art & Design Building

Save the date! - Architecture Alumni Reunion

January 9, 2013
Please mark your calendar for April 26-27, 2013 and plan on helping us celebrate 100 years of architectural education at KU. It is our intention this year’s celebration will build on the success of our first ever reunion in 2005 which many of you attended and enjoyed. More details will follow after events and activities have been finalized. Don’t miss this opportunity to celebrate this significant milestone in the history of our Architecture program. We look forward to seeing you in April. Rock Chalk!

Arch 630 student-produced films will show next week

November 28, 2012
Students in assistant professor Chad Kraus's Arch 630 Theory and Context of Architecture class will be showing their final short film projects next week.

Renowned photographer and Guggenheim Fellow Terry Evans to speak at KU


November 16, 2012
Celebrated photographer and University of Kansas Alumna Terry Evans will give a lecture on her work in conjunction with The Hallmark Design Symposium at 6:00 p.m. Nov. 26 in Budig Hall room 110. The lecture is free and open to the public.



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