College of Design

A sketch of a sneaker design
May 23

OQ: The sneaker that changed the world (of shoes)

The influence of designers like UO grad Tinker Hatfield played a pivotal and lasting role in the development of the sneaker
Jessica Green and panelists at a White House conference.
May 18

UO prof participates in launch of National Microbiome Initiative

The initiative aims to advance microbiome science in ways that will benefit individuals, communities and the planet
Standing in front of a Shaker table are (from left) Chris Specce, Jonah Takagi, Dylan Davis, John Arndt, Wonhee Arndt, Darin Montgomery and Jean Lee.
May 17

New York Design Week features work by two UO professors

The Shaker-inspired work of professors John Arndt and Wonhee Arndt are discussed in two magazine articles
Student in sports product design lab in Portland
May 16

Sports product design graduate program starts this fall in Portland

State approval of the master's degree program clears the way for classes to begin this fall
Aerial image of Redmond Airport
May 16

Hub of change: Sustainable Cities Year in Redmond

As it has done every year since 2009, SCYP helps cities with existing problems as well as dream projects
Grand opening of the 942 Olive building
May 11

The UO's new innovation hub opens in downtown Eugene

Known as 942 Olive, the new building will house facilities that connect students with local businesses.
Sara Novak using a foot form to build a project pattern for a design class.
May 9

Pushing the Boundaries: Product design class helps athletes adapt

Product design students in Portland take a studio course that tackles design challenges for athletes with disabilities.
Christoph Lindner
May 2

Professor of media and culture to join UO as dean of AAA

Christoph Lindner, professor of media and culture at the University of Amsterdam, will join the university as the new dean of the school Aug. 15.
Art Gensler
April 28

Architect Art Gensler to discuss his new book at UO May 4

Gensler is widely credited with elevating the practice of interior design to professional standing.
President Michael Schill presents the Green Resilient Office certificate to the Department of Sociology.
April 28

More campus offices receive green certification

The Green Office Certification Program promotes environmental initiatives and rewards campus units for participating.

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