Sandoval wins award for best paper in 2013
A peer-reviewed journal article by Assistant Professor Gerardo Sandoval has won the Chester Rapkin Award For Best Paper in the 2013 Journal of Planning Education and Research. The prize was awarded for Sandoval’s article "Shadow Transnationalism: Cross-Border Networks and Planning Challenges of Transnational Unauthorized Immigrant Communities" (Vol. 33 (1), pp. 176-193).
Majors Fair showcases all A&AA offerings
The annual A&AA Majors Fair is scheduled this year for Thursday, October 23, from 4-6 p.m. in Lawrence Hall. The event offers a relaxed atmosphere where all undecided, “redeciding” and exploring students can speak personally with faculty members, professional advisers, and student representatives from A&AA.
A&AA celebrates its 100th anniversary
Join the celebration with a 100th Birthday party on Friday, October 17 at 1:00 p.m. at the south entrance of Lawrence Hall. There will be a birthday cake and all-school photo shoot. Be a part of the historic moment. Then, spend the afternoon in Lawrence Hall during the open house to visit the special exhibitions in the A&AA Library, LaVerne Krause Gallery, classrooms, and studios. See work by architecture, art, product design, landscape architecture, planning, public policy and management, and historic preservation on the second floor of Lawrence Hall.
48-Hour Project presses students to analyze, evaluate, and make policies
The potential of tuition-free community college and toxic chemical regulation reform were among the issues addressed in late September by students from the Department of Planning, Public Policy and Management.
A&AA presents 100 alumni stories
The academic year 2014-15 marks the 100th year since the School of Architecture and Allied Arts was established. As we explored the school’s archives preparing for our centennial celebrations, we found a treasure-trove of photos tracing the school’s physical changes as well as changes in faculty, leadership, and students. We will share some of those images with you in every e-news this year, beginning with this issue.
Scholarship opens personal door to China
Note to students wanting to live and work—and skateboard—abroad: Trust your mother.
A&AA welcomes new faculty
A&AA welcomes three new tenure-track faculty members for the 2014-15 academic year.
PPPM sophomore will use award to study in China
Planning, Public Policy and Management (PPPM) undergraduate Erik Thorbeck has been awarded a prestigious scholarship for study abroad. He will use his David L. Boren Scholarship to study in China from January to September 2015.
Chronicle of Higher Education touts SCI model
The UO's Sustainable Cities Initiative (SCI) has been mentioned again in the Chronicle of Higher Education in a story entitled “Want a College Experience That Matters? Get to Work”. In his story, Scott Carlson notes, "…[the] current generation of students yearns for real-world work, [and] a comprehensive program that takes on real-world problems can attract some of the best.
Hibbard featured in GWU blog post about patient self-assessment tool
The George Washington University recently featured Professor Emerita Judith Hibbard in a blog post recapping her TEDMED #GreatChallenges discussion, "Examining the Case for Patient Activation Measures". Sponsored by The Milken Institute School of Public Health at GWU, the forum brought together a panel of experts to discuss the