Dean's Message:
This weekend I participated in a board meeting for CIDA where we examined trends presented through an annual "Future Scan". Leaders of firms, industry and education from throughout the U.S. and Canada were present and the conversation was forward-thinking and invigorating. Presentations to the Board included one from Jason Kelly Johnson from Future Cities Lab ( ); the work they are doing is fascinating.

The candidates for the architecture faculty position were extremely strong, and I am so pleased to let you know that we have two new faculty members in the architecture program who will join us this summer. Zachary Porter and Lloyd (Bud) Shenefelt will each contribute a unique perspective and background that will serve our students well and contribute to the teaching, research and service missions of the college and university. Thank you to everyone who participated in this important process.
JCPenney Suit Up Event:

On Sunday, April 15th from 6:30-9:30 pm, the Gateway Mall JC Penney store will open their doors exclusively for UNL students and provide them deep discounts on career and professional attire. When students check in to the event (with their NUID), they will receive a special coupon for the evening for 40% savings. The coupon can be used on regular priced and sale items, which can result in an overall savings of up to 70% off professional attire.

Click on the link to see the flyer!!!
The College is pleased to announce the availability of large format printing on the T1300 plotter during non-media shop hours. The plotter will ONLY be stocked with coated as that is the paper in greatest demand. There are video instructions via a QR Code to assist you; please note that these prints will be released from PaperCut via a print release station in the laser cutter room. Please note that there will be no refunds for misprints, lost, tossed or taken prints. This printing privilege comes with full responsibility on the student printing.
Please contact Nolan Golgert or Lori Bennett Baumli regarding this new policy or Nolan or Jeff Jackson regarding troubleshooting (during business hours).
The countdown has begun, two weeks to “Pencils Down”!

Now is one of those times that the stress begins to build and the overwhelming reality of deadlines and due dates seems to hit home the hardest. This, then, is the best time to acknowledge the vulnerability that may creep into the school-life balance and take positive steps to keep things under control. In reviewing numerous sources, the following are tips that seem to rise to the top of several of the advice lists: More-
Graduate students in the Student Planning Association of Nebraska (SPAN), the student organization for UNL’s community and regional planning students, invited Avery Oltmans, a 2011 Master of Community and Regional Planning (MCRP) graduate, to an informal gathering on March 29th to discuss Avery’s early career experiences in planning.

Oltmans began his career as a planner with Olsson Associates while enrolled in the Master of Community and Regional Planning program. More-
This week’s newsletter is primarily directed to the 3rd and 4th year interior design classes.
Donghia Student Scholarship Award: I recently sent out a request for submissions regarding the Donghia Senior Student Scholarship Award. I hope each of you strongly consider packaging and submitting one of your projects to be reviewed by interior design faculty and professionals. This is a very generous ($30,000) and prestigious award that invites two students from each accredited program, 175 in the US and 13 in Canada, to submit their work to be reviewed by a panel of designers, architects and the press.   More-
April is upon us and that usually means trees are budding and flowers are coming out of the ground. The three brief April snowstorms we have experienced this year has confused these expectations. April also means we are on the home stretch to the end of the academic year. It is a time for clarity and a time for making decisions, as students focus on bringing closure to all their academic pursuits and look forward to summer internships, other experiences and future careers. Before we get too far ahead of ourselves, taking care of the business in front of us is the first priority. Making decisions is no small challenge in a process driven world. Knowing that there is always other options, better possibilities and competing influences makes this challenge difficult.  More-

Assistant Professor  Jason Griffiths  and his students were featured in Dezeen for their “Emerge” design-build cabin project near Eugene, Oregon. Check it out!

Project team: David Rogelio Alcala, Alfredo F. Vera, Virginia Michelle Gormley, Ruslan White, Eric Lee Engler, Danielle Alexa Durham, Devin Bayles McLean, Scott Christopher Kenny, Justin Philip DeFields, Darian Johnathon Scott, Kristen Michelle Schulte, Joseph Roy Croghan, Hanna Christy and instructor Jason Griffiths.

Several of our students presented at the National Council on Undergraduate Research at the University of Central Oklahoma including Ashley Glesinger for "Beyond Setting the Scene: Architecture of the White City"; Aaron Culliton, Ryan Miller and Danny Ortega for "Open House Project”; Amanda VanBuren for Next Outpatient Healthcare Facility: Promoting Health and Well-being in the Changing Urban Environment” ; and Rachel Richter for “A New Clinical Model for Ambulatory Care: Focus on Wellness, Rather than Illness”.
The conference is an excellent opportunity for our students to present their work to peers, faculty and staff from all over the nation. More-
The College of Architecture is proud to announce the following faculty achievements and accolades:

Associate Professor Brian Kelly  presented a paper titled "Open Source Design" at the 106th ACSA Annual Meeting held in Denver, CO, March 15-17, 2018. He also presented two projects including "Framing Research for Design: Investigating the Context of Mass-Customized Dwelling in San Francisco" with Megan Peterson (4 th yr. ARCH) and “Mass-Customized Longboard: Mass Customization and Identity in Skate Culture"
Kelly will also teach a module on Design Thinking to the 2018 STRATCOM Fellows Program , a 13-week graduate level professional development course. The fellows program is designed to develop high-potential civilian leaders in support of U.S. Strategic Command organizational transformation, broaden mission awareness and develop leadership skills.
ACSA Competition Deadlines:
Call for Abstracts and Design Proposals: April 18
Submission Deadline: June 30
Submission Deadline: Aug 1

The Society of American Registered Architects has many opportunities available for college students including numerous programs, awards and scholarship. Our National Design Awards Program 2018 is open to all undergraduate and graduate students worldwide.

For more information please email the following address: .

Student Registration Deadline: April 30
Student Submission Deadline: May 25

The National Park Service’s Leicester B. Holland Prize , open to both students and professionals, is awarded to the best single-sheet measured drawing of a HABS, HAER, or HALS site.

Submission Deadline: April 30

The theme of the contest is a Cultural Center in Senegal (Africa), which aims to protect traditional cultures and solve humanitarian emergencies with the architecture. The initiative has two objectives: the development of research in architecture on issues of social emergencies, and contributing to a humanitarian emergency in Senegal. The winning team will win an internship at the Kengo Kuma Office in Tokyo and cash prizes. 

Submission Deadline: April 24

This award is designed to celebrate the excellence and synergy that emerges from the collaborative process. Undergraduate, professional and graduate students who have been involved in a collaborative effort in the past year with at least one student from the College of Architecture are encouraged to apply. Click here for more information.

Submission Deadline: April 23

The Arch Out Loud competition challenges entrants to design a mixed dwelling development on one of the last undeveloped sections of Mumbai’s coastline.
Submission Deadline:  May 1 

LAGI offers an opportunity to become a leader in the design of new energy landscapes.
They invite artists, architects, designers, landscape architects, scientists, engineers and others to submit proposals for large-scale and site-specific public art installations that generate clean energy for a site in Melbourne.

Submission deadline: May 6

The National Park Services’  Charles E. Peterson Prize  is awarded to the best sets of measured drawings prepared by student teams of a HABS, HAER, or HALS site.

Submission Deadline: June 1 

The National Park Service’s HALS Challenge , open to everyone, awards prizes for documentation of our nation's cultural landscapes.

Submission Deadline: July 31 

Submissions may be presented by individuals,
firms, and students of architecture and allied disciplines. Awards are granted for a wide
range of categories and project types, and all entrants.

Submission Deadline: Aug. 2

Populous is looking for an interior design student intern. The candidate will work within a dynamic creative environment, providing design and documentation in all aspects of the interiors process, in a variety of media formats.

BBT Architects, Inc. is searching for an Architectural Intern with an emphasis on Revit & Technical Skills to join their team.

The firm is seeking entry level architects and landscape architects and interns.

Photo interpretation of aerial imagery using GIS software for a Great Plains windbreak mapping project. 


Check out the College of Architecture website for additional internship and job  opportunities
Plus, University of Nebraska Career Services encourages you to view a few of their new Full-Time job postings at Husker Hire Link (HHL) . Check them out!
Date: April 9
Time: 12–1 pm
Place: Architecture Hall,
Room 233

Date: April 15
Time: 6:30-9:30 pm! Place: Gateway Mall’s JCPenney

All students will receive a 40% discount on all regular, sale, and clearance priced professional attire.

Date:  April 20
Time: 1 pm
Place:   click here

Date:  April 20
Time:  5:30 pm
Place: Architecture Hall  Room: Link

Submission Deadline: April 23

College of Architecture Graduation Recognition Ceremony
Date: May. 4
Time: 6 pm
Place: Kimball Recital Hall , Room: Auditorium
Date: Oct. 11-13 in Place: Milwaukee

Date: June 21-23
Place: New York
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