NEWS & UPDATES
COLLEGE NEWS
ADVISING CORNER
Registering for Fall Courses
 
As a reminder, Priority Registration for fall begins on March 25 th ! You can identify your advisor by logging in to MYRED. You can also see your registration appointment time in MYRED. Undergraduate students please note that Karez Hassan is on maternity leave until May. Please schedule a time to meet with Leslie Gonzalez or Stephanie Kuenning instead.
 
Please schedule an appointment with your advisor by logging in to MYPLAN. There is now a direct link available to MYPLAN at https://its.unl.edu/myunl . You will be able to see our calendars and can schedule an appointment online!
 
Please get in to see your advisor BEFORE March 25 th

-Stephanie Kuenning
SHOP & MEDIA CENTER CORNER
The College of Architecture Shop and Media Center will be open limited hours over the week of Spring Break March 17-24 th.
 
COA Shop Spring Break Hours:
 
Monday, March 18 th 1-5pm
Wednesday, March 20 th 1-5pm
Friday, March 22 nd 1-5pm
Sunday, March 24 th 1-5pm
 
The Media Center will be available only by appointment only during Spring Break week and will be reopening normal hours Sunday, March 22 nd 1-5pm.

As a friendly reminder, any student with a Papercut account can print to the Oce large format, HP 1300 plotter, Arch 23 Color, Arch 23 B&W and Ricoh 21 printers and use the laser cutters which are all available 24/7 in room 21.
AROUND THE BUILDING
COMMUNITY AND REGIONAL PLANNING
Eleven students in the MCRP Program and four Community and Regional Planning faculty members attended the 2019 Nebraska Planning Conference in Kearney, Nebraska, last week. Also attending the conference on the opening day was Dean Katherine Ankerson, who co-hosted, with the Emerging Planners Group of the Nebraska Chapter of the American Planning Association, a social gathering that attracted the UNL student conference attendees, as well as several Nebraska practicing planners, many of them UNL MCRP alumni. The gathering was an excellent networking opportunity for the planning students. More-
ARCHITECTURE
We are lucky to have Sherri Privitera, principal of Populous, visit us for Alumni Masters Week. Populous is a global design firm, spanning four continents, and specializing in the design of different kinds of sports facilities. Privitera’s love of sports was certainly a major factor in her decision to join Populous many years ago. Since then, she has risen through the ranks of this international firm.

Last week, Privitera spoke with our students in studio groups and one-on-one, sharing her experiences, offering her insight into the profession of architecture, from marketing to RFQs, client relationships, networking and professional collaborations and advising individual students on their Skype interviews with Populous. More-
STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS
Student Advisory Board - LEED
Join us as Tim Hemsath, HDR’s Sustainable Design Office Lead and Kim Sosalla, HDR’s Senior Sustainability Consultant present a session addressing LEED (history and organization and how it evolved in the market); the newest LEED standards and how they affect decisions related to design and building. The new HDR Headquarters will serve as a case study for this discussion. This session will additionally include discussion of LEED for Transportation; Envision (addressing infrastructure); and other affiliated ratings systems of interest to each discipline in the College of Architecture. Tuesday, March 12th!
TAU SIGMA DELTA
The Tau Sigma Delta 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:
 
FACULTY/STAFF NEWS
Associate Professor & Director of Architecture Sarah Deyong has been reappointed as a board member on the ACSA’s national flagship journal, The Journal of Architectural Education . This is her second three-year term.

Assistant Professor Bud Shenefelt presents “The Scenius Studio: Outcomes of a Mini-Semester” this week at the National Conference on the Beginning Design Student (NCBDS) in Denver, Colorado. Drawing from past teaching experiences at another university, Shenefelt’s paper questions the benefits, and address the unique challenges, of teaching a 17-week beginning design studio within the limited, one month time frame of a Summer Mini-Semester.
Annual Parents' Recognition Awards
More than 250 University of Nebraska-Lincoln employees were honored for their support to students during the annual Parents' Recognition Awards held March 1.
The awards were earned through nominations made by parents of Nebraska students.

Faculty and staff recognized from the College of Architecture include Hyde Chair Cruz Garcia ; Lecturer Marc Maxey (second award); Associate Professor Peter Olshavsky , IV (fourth award); Associate Professor and Program Director Lindsey Bahe (third award); Professor Kim Wilson (second award); and Student Success Coordinator Stephanie Kuenning (second award).
STUDENT & FACULTY COMPETITIONS

Awarding the excellence that emerges from a collaborative process, the PAC CoA Prize is in its 3rd year and offers the winning team an award of $2,500. For details, see this link.

 
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

 
The challenge is now open for residential and commercial project submissions. The annual competition challenges current students to create award-winning interior design projects for a chance to win cash prizes and receive national recognition from Sherwin-Williams. 
 
Submission Deadline: March 15 
 
 
The Architectural Precast Association is committed to establishing and upholding the highest level of quality assurance for the production of architectural precast concrete products.    
  
The APA has a scholarship called the Tom Cory Scholarship for students pursuing a career in Architecture. This $2,000 scholarship is awarded annually to one deserving student. 

Submission Deadline: March 31


An annual program that supports independent travel and research for students and recent graduates in architecture, architectural history, and urban studies.
 
Submission Deadline:  April 21


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 15 (spring) and June 15 (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
Date Posted March 7

Office of Academic Success and Intercultural Services (OASIS)
Date Posted Feb. 28

Contact: Campus Host Coordinator Emily Wilson:
emily.wilson@unl.edu

AECOM -Washington D.C.
Date Posted Feb. 28

Populous
Date Posted Feb. 28

Sustainability Architecture Summer Intern
Date Posted Feb. 22

Date Posted Feb. 22

Populous
Date Posted: Feb. 20

Opportunities for volunteers for Kids Can! / Kaneko partnership this spring. 
 
Kids Can! Is an afterschool program at Gilder Elementary and will be led by Kaneko staff, Kids Can educators and AIA volunteers.  The program is fundamentally the same as the summer Kaneko camps, except broken down into eight -1 hour long sessions to be taught to the students at Kids Can! between the dates of Feb 19 to April 9. More-

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!
Interior Design Candidate Presentation

Date : March 11
Time: 11:30 - 12:30pm
Place: Architecture Hall Gallery

All are invited to attend

LEED & More

Date : March 12
Time: 5 - 8 pm
Place: Architecture Hall Gallery
Dinner will be provided for attendees from 5 - 5:30 pm.

Learn to Find Foundation Funding
Date : March 13
Time: 12:00 - 1:00
Place: Architecture Hall Gallery
Light lunch will be provided for attendees.

"The False Promise of Autonomous Vehicles"
Lunch and Learn by Daniel P. Piatkowski

Date: March 27
Time: 12:30 pm
Place: Architecture Hall, Gallery


Date: March 30
Time: 9 am-3 pm
Place: Architecture Hall Gallery


Date: April 4-5
Time: 6–8 pm
Place: Architecture Hall

Scholarship & Awards Ceremony

Date: April 12
Time: 5:30 pm

Graduation Recognition Ceremony

Date: May 3
Time: 6 pm
Place: Kimball Hall
EXTERNAL EVENTS:
By Dr. Rupert Nacoste

Date: March 13
Time: 2 -3:30 pm
Place: City Union, Colonial A&B rooms

Register here

“Enhancing Healthcare Access Among Immigrant Latinxs”
conversation series

Date: April 3
Time: 11:30 – 2 pm 
Place: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center Unity Room, 212.  

Register at MHDI website .


Date: April 7
Time: 6:30-9:30 pm!
Place: JCPenney
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