College of Design

View through windshield of smart car
April 5

Older people may struggle as transportation shifts, study finds

Urbanism Next teams up with AARP and Rand Corp. to assess urban transportation
Streets in Amsterdam
April 2

New book looks at ways to reshape streets for COVID-19

For the book's release, team members talk about their favorite streets around the world
A woman visits Whitney Museum of American Art
March 15

Pandemic aid helped nonprofits, but many are still struggling

Almost half had to scale back their work and cut staff because of inadequate funding
Syringe with vaccine
February 3

The next vaccine hurdle? Convincing a skeptical public

UO faculty weigh in on steps that could bring the pandemic scourge to an earlier end
Ancient music meets AI
January 20

New York Polyphony Marries Ancient Music to AI

Vocal chamber ensemble reimagines ancient music texts with assist from artificial intelligence
Glacier in Greenland
January 14

New grant will create an institute for racial and climate justice

The Mellon Foundation gives $4.5 million to create a transformative research platform
City street from above
January 6

Urbanism Next to host virtual forum on post-pandemic world

Poster proposals for the March 17-19 event need to be submitted by Jan. 22
Vials of vaccine
January 6

Survey shows many Oregonians still reject COVID-19 rules

Numerous respondents indicate they won't get vaccinated for COVID-19 or are undecided
MA student Taylor Hayes and a picture of The Lament for Icarus
December 22

Art students reflect on works that changed their lives

Five students in the Department of the History of Art and Architecture respond to the question, “What piece of art or architecture changed your life?”
Romanesco broccoli exhibits natural fractal pattern
December 11

Study finds that by age 3 kids prefer nature's fractal patterns

A preference for natural patterns may develop early rather than by long-term exposure

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