NEWS & UPDATES
COLLEGE NEWS
Dean's Message:
We often speak to the quality of our students and graduates, the attributes and knowledge we strive to imbue during the professional education here in the College of Architecture. This quality is recognized by a variety of design and research awards, and at all levels of competition.

None of this is possible without our outstanding faculty. Last week, the announcement of the top prize in Interior Design Innovative Education was awarded to Lindsey Bahe, and Nate Bicak was in the top five awards with an honorable mention. Congratulations to both on this fantastic honor and recognition.

This level of excellence permeates not only our full-time faculty, but our part-time faculty as well. Take a look at the video below featuring Architecture part-time faculty member Mark Bacon.
-Kathy 
ADVISING CORNER
Final Scholarship Reminder
 
Applications for College of Architecture Scholarships are due Thursday, February 1 st. For more information about Scholarship Applications click on this link. 
 
-Stephanie Kuenning
COMMUNITY AND REGIONAL PLANNING
The Community and Regional Planning program this semester welcomes five new graduate students who are beginning study toward their Master of Community and Regional Planning (MCRP) degrees: Kelechi Chibuikem, Azariah Lawal, Denni Mitchell, Sunah Moon and Chelsey Pounds.   More-
LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE
Insight and Inspiration

Thursday morning the landscape architecture students hosted a breakfast discussion with the Hyde Lecturer Karen M’Closkey, associate professor of landscape architecture at University of Pennsylvania and co-founder of PEG Office of Landscape Architecture. Karen and her partner, Keith VanDerSys, are winners of a 2013 PEW Fellowship in the Arts and named to the “Select Ten” list of thought leaders in design by Metropolis Magazine. M’Closkey was also awarded the 2012-13 Garden Club of American Rome Prize in Landscape Architecture. More -
INTERIOR DESIGN
We experienced quite the extremes last week, from class cancellations due to blizzards on Monday…to 50 degrees and sunny skies on Friday. In between the extremes, I hope that your progress and studies have remained steady, focused, and are mapping towards meeting your goals.

Our program actively seeks opportunities for our students to get recognized for the great work they do in the classroom by finding avenues to submit their work for awards, scholarships, and even academic conference participation.
ARCHITECTURE
Deadlines, deadlines, deadlines!
 
This is a busy week for students and faculty in the Architecture program as there are a couple of critical dates this week for students in the college and program. Take time to prepare and submit as a little bit of time now can make a world of difference to your future.
 
First up, today at 5 pm is the deadline for fifth year students intending to enroll in the thesis route for their final year in the Master of Architecture degree program. More-
STUDENT NEWS
Four architecture students have been accepted to present at the National Council on Undergraduate Research conference, to be held in April, 2018, at the University of Central Oklahoma. Ashley Glesinger was accepted to present her poster titled "Beyond Setting the Scene: Architecture of the White City." Her presentation is based on a research project funded by the UCARE Program and supervised by Professor Rumiko Handa and Professor Emeritus James Potter. Also Aaron Culliton, Ryan Miller and Danny Ortega will give an oral presentation entitled "Open House Project". Their presentation is based on a studio project from Professor Brian Kelly's Collaborate Studio and is also an application of skills and knowledge gained from Professor Rumiko Handa's Design Research course.
 
Furthermore, two interior design students have been accepted to present as well. More-
 
For further information on the conference, click here
FACULTY NEWS
Lindsay Bahe and Nathan Bicak were among the CIDA  2017 Award for Excellence winners. More-
STUDENT ORGANIZATION NEWS
AIAS Events
 
AIAS General Meeting
Date: Feb. 7
Time: 12 - 12:50 pm
Place: Corral, Architecture Hall
Food provided!
STUDENT & FACULTY COMPETITIONS

The HDR scholarship committee will grant one $10,000 scholarship to an exceptional graduate-level student, preferably enrolled in an architecture, civil engineering, environmental engineering, electrical engineering or mechanical engineering program.

Submission Deadline: January 31

Named in honor of retired MOA ARCHITECTURE founding principal Kiyoshi Murata, this award was established to recognize and reward entering fifth year, or graduate level students who will be returning to school in Fall 2018. This Scholarship + Internship is specifically intended for students who demonstrate their passion for architecture, high academic achievement and design ability.


One student will be selected to receive $10,000 to be applied toward university tuition and fees, and a paid internship with ZGF.

Submission Deadline: Feb. 1


Landscape Architecture Foundation has several scholarships for landscape architecture students.

Submission Deadline: Feb. 1


The AZ Awards is an international competition recognizing excellence in design. Entries are juried by a multidisciplinary panel of experts.
Earlybird Deadline: Feb. 1
Deadline for Submissions: Feb. 20


These fellowships have been designed to advance quality healthcare by encouraging research in
healthcare programming and planning. 

Submission Deadline: Feb. 9


The APA has a scholarship called the Tom Cory Scholarship for students pursuing a career in Architecture. Tom Cory was a founding member of the APA and in his honor the APA developed this scholarship.

Submission Deadline: March 31


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 
INTERNSHIPS, JOBS & MORE


Walt Disney World internships provide students with experience in Landscape, Irrigation and Area Development (AD) design, specifically. AD includes themed paving, railings and site furnishings. Familiarity with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and its application to the outdoor environment is important.  

Submission Deadline: Feb. 16


The internship program provides an elite group of outstanding students an opportunity to work alongside award-winning and industry-leading designers and practitioners for ten weeks starting on June 4th. Both undergraduate and graduate students advancing to their final year of study in an accredited landscape architecture program are encouraged to apply by

Submission Deadline: Feb. 12th
 

Urbanism, Infrastructure & Ecology at San Francisco’s Northern Waterfront
 
Aquatic Park sits at the confluence of geography and history, the connection of local and federal lands, and the coming together of commercial and civic uses—and it is challenged by aging infrastructure and the myriad demands of a dynamic city. SWA’s 2018 summer student program ventures into this complex territory to explore how design can create coherence and renew character for the future of this unique urban beach.
Submission Deadline: Feb. 23


Conservation Design Forum is offering talented landscape architecture students and recent graduates a paid internship position in our Lombard, Illinois office. Please refer to the attached files for details.

Submission Deadline: Feb. 23

 
Fallingwater, the architectural masterwork designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, seeks applications for its Fallingwater Landscape Internship Program. This full-time summer residency intern will interact with
Fallingwater’s horticulture specialist, maintenance department, visiting consultants, and vendors while working in and around the house museum environment.

Submission Deadline: March 15

MORE OPPORTUNITIES....

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)   and this weeks abbreviated   Bulletin List. Check them out!
Place: Architecture Hall Gallery
Date: Tuesday evenings, Jan. 30 & Feb. 6
This Tuesday is the third of four sessions - be there!
Time:  6:30-8:30 pm

London 2019 Program (spring) Organizational Meeting 
Date: TBA (was previously cancelled)
Time: Noon
Place: Architecture Hall Gallery

CoA Scholarships Deadline
Date: Feb. 1
Time: 5 pm

Apply today to meet the deadline for CoA Scholarships. Click Here

First Friday Exhibition by FOLD
Time: 5-7 pm
Date: Feb. 2
Place: Architecture Hall, Room 233

AIAS General Meeting
Date: Feb. 7
Time: 12 - 12:50 pm
Place: Corral, Architecture Hall
Food provided!

Hyde Lecture - Nancy Wells
Date: Feb. 9
Time: 4 pm
Place: Nebraska Union

Hyde Lecture - William Rankin
Date: Feb. 14
Time: 4 pm
Place: Nebraska Union

Hyde Lecture - Koldo Lus Arana
Date: Feb. 21
Time: 4 pm
Place: Nebraska Union


Submission Deadline: April 23
Date: Feb. 22– Feb. 23
Time: 9:00 am–5:00 pm
Place: Architecture Hall
EXTERNAL EVENTS:
Date: April 4-7
Place: University of Central Oklahoma
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