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COLLEGE NEWS
As you finalize preparation of an application for GTA positions, or one of our graduate programs or the Master of Architecture professional degree; know you are making an excellent decision. Did you realize that our students have been recognized with more than 10 state and national awards in 2018 alone, and multiple groups of students presented their research at national conferences? That 100 percent of the students we have nominated for the Design Intelligence Graduate Scholar program have been accepted and afforded unequaled opportunities for employment? That our faculty are engaged nationally and internationally at the highest levels on editorial boards of prestigious academic journals, the Board of Directors of accrediting agencies, reviewers for national and international journals, conferences and awards? Additionally, our faculty are in demand across the country to participate as guests in design reviews at major universities, or conduct program reviews. Whether one measures excellence by grants, by publications, by employment opportunities, by connectivity, by awards or exhibitions; I am confident that when coupled with the quality of teaching and the integration of practitioners of the highest quality, we offer unparalleled opportunity for you to excel and succeed.    

Kathy
ADVISING CORNER
Final Reminder: 

Applications for College of Architecture Scholarships are due Friday, February 1 st. For more information about Scholarship Applications click on this link .  
BARCELONA: SUMMER 2019

Summer 2019 will be the third offering of the UNL College of Architecture’s Barcelona Program , an immersive exposure to the design and making traditions of the Catalan and Cantabrian regions. Students will spend two weeks in Barcelona (3 credits) and 1 week in Liencres at the Model Making in the Digital Age workshop (2 credits) for a total of 5 academic credits in three weeks. Below is information about the program:
 
What: 2019 Barcelona Study Abroad Program

Credits: Design and Making Traditions in Catalonia (3 credits) and Model Making in the Digital Age (2 credits)

Who: Students in any major from first year up to masters level

Where: Two weeks in Barcelona and one week in Liencres, Spain

When: May 12 – June 2, 2019

How: Apply through MyWorld by Feb 1
COMMUNITY AND REGIONAL PLANNING
Spring semester is always the season of planning conferences for UNL’s planning students and faculty. Annual conferences at both the state and national levels attract the interest and participation of both seasoned and aspiring planners.

First, on March 6-8, 2019, the Nebraska Planning Conference will be held in Kearney, Nebraska. Jointly sponsored by the Nebraska Chapter of the American Planning Association (NE APA) and the Nebraska Planning and Zoning Association (NPZA), this conference brings together professional and citizen planners who may be elected officials or members of planning commissions, as well as UNL planning students and faculty. Presenters at the March conference will include CRP faculty members Yunwoo Nam, Daniel Piatkowski and Zhenghong Tang. More-
WANTED: Leaders, Change Agents and Pathfinders who want to make a difference in their communities!
Are you the type of person who sees opportunities and says “ why isn’t this happening in my community? ” Then your assignment, if you choose to accept it, is to take action and visit the College of Architecture’s advising office today! A master’s degree in planning is your next step to an exciting and impactful future! Speak to our recruiters about how you can apply or possibly double major in planning. Exciting careers in private and public arenas await you. Be a superhero in your community, (Clark Kent glasses optional).

Contact Dana McIntyre at dmcintyre8@unl.edu for more information.
ARCHITECTURE
In the M.Arch program, graduate students have the option to pursue a year-long, independent thesis project in lieu of design studio during their final year of studies. The final thesis is a great opportunity for students to pursue an investigation that could become the seed of a life-long interest. I am currently teaching a new course in the graduate program: Thesis Prep. It is a joy to see our students embark on a journey of discovery, pursue their genuine interests and build on their inherent strengths as visual and spatial learners who possess a profound capacity to integrate and synthesize an array of information.
STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS
TAU SIGMA DELTA
Welcome to a brave new semester. As a college we will face refreshed challenges in the form of new classes and studios. To aid in these efforts, Tau Sigma Delta is excited to announce the re-launch of the ASK Help Desk.
The ASK help desk exists to help students realize their designs. ASK has assembled a panel of tutors who have skills ranging from digital modeling to presentation ability. The new ASK Help Desk format will directly match a volunteer tutor to a student in need of help. Tutors and students will set up a time and place to meet that is convenient for both.
 
For more information about the ASK Help Desk and the subjects it covers, please see the attached poster. If you need help from the ASK help desk, please email your question to:
 
STUDENT NEWS
College of Architecture students recognized by various entities including the Design Futures Council Graduate Presentation Program, the Daily Nebraskan and APT.
STUDENT & FACULTY COMPETITIONS

MOA offers an annual architectural scholarship and paid summer internship award to students in accredited architectural programs.

Submission Deadline: Jan 1- 31


Calling All Grad Students! Announcing the 2019 HUD Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition

Submission Deadline: Feb 04


Now in its 9th year, the AZ Awards is AZURE’s international competition celebrating the best in architecture and design from around the world. $5,000 cash prize.

Submission Deadline: Feb 19


This competition is designed to identify innovative thinking and innovative solutions to problems, featuring construction projects capable of concrete realisation which use textiles or textile-reinforced materials.

Registration Deadline: Feb 24

 
The National Precast Concrete Association Foundation (NPCAF) Scholarship program provides undergraduate and graduate scholarships to students pursuing degrees in fields related to construction. These can include: engineering, architecture, construction management, business, sustainable building management, and more.
 
The recipients of the NPCAF undergraduate scholarship can receive up to $14,500 for four years. Recipients of the Daneen S. Barbour Graduate Scholarship can receive up to $3000 cash per academic year.

Submission Deadline: March 15


Requirements: US citizen, at least 17 years old, GPA of 3.0+, enrolled or accepted into one of the following disciplines: Fashion/Art/Design, Geology/Earth/Natural Sciences, Fabrication/Engineering.

Award: $1000

Submission Deadline: Dec 15th (spring) and June 15th (fall)


The Society of American Registered Architects celebrates design excellence in architecture and design through the SARAs, an annual National Design Awards Program which attracts entries from across the country and around the world from individuals, firms and students of architecture and allied disciplines.

Submission Deadline: Aug 3

 
The Jonah Engler Scholarship has been established to create visions for the future of Charitable giving. For Jonah, Charity has always been about “touch and feel” first, and technology second.
Scholarship Amount: $1000

Submission Deadline: Dec 1
INTERNSHIPS, JOBS & MORE
The Clark-Enersen Partners
Interior Designer – KC, Full-Time
Date Posted: Jan. 28

Graphics & Communications
Do you have excellent graphics and strong command of Adobe Suites? We are searching for a student to assist in graphics and communications (approx 6 hrs per week) for spring semester. If interested, send a resume and example of your work to Kerry (kerry.vondrak@unl.edu).

LiveBy GIS
Date Posted: Dec. 10

C heck out the College of Architecture website for additional internship and job 

Plus, University of Nebraska Career Services encourages you to view a few of their new Full-Time job postings at Handshake. Check them out!
M.ARCH Applications Due
Date: Feb. 1
Time: 5 pm

Date: Feb. 1
Time: 5 pm
Apply today to meet the deadline for CoA Scholarships.

Thesis Reviews
Date: Feb. 5
Place: Gallery
Time: 9 am to noon and 1 pm to 5 pm.


Date: Feb. 6
Place: Anthony’s Steak House (7220 F. Street, Omaha, NE)
Time: 12–1pm
Date: Feb. 7
Place:
The Cornhusker Hotel (333 S. 13th Street, Lincoln, NE)
Time: 12-1pm
AIA Credit: 1 ECU

Date: Feb. 8
Time: 4 pm
Place: Nebraska Union

Nebraska Lectures: Chancellor’s Distinguished Lecture Series presents “Building Nebraska U: The Saga of University Hall and the Origins of the Modern University”

Date: Feb. 12
Time: 4:30 pm
Place: Nebraska Champions Club.

It will be led by Kay Logan-Peters.

Faculty Panel Lunch and Learn: Impactful Projects Start with Strong Partnerships

Date: Feb. 15
Time: 12-12:50 pm
Place: Architecture
Hall Gallery
Light lunch
provided

Hyde Lecture -
Kimberly Garza
ATLAS Lab
Date: March 1
Time: 4 pm
Place: Richards Hall, Rm 15.

Date: Feb. 21, 2019 – Feb. 22, 2019
Time: 8 am–5 pm Place: Architecture Hall
January Submission Deadlines listed here:
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