Dean's Message:

I'm excited to announce that last week, at the 2017 ACSA Administrators Conference, the Board of Directors of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture recognized our former dean R. Wayne Drummond with a special Distinguished Service Award. Thank you Wayne for all you have done for our students and alumni over the years, as well as the entire field of architectural education. What an amazing and well-deserved honor! More-

Study Abroad Information Session

The College of Architecture will be holding our annual Study Abroad informational meeting on Wednesday, November 15th from Noon-1:00 p.m. in the Architecture Hall Gallery. Lunch will be provided.

If you are interested in participating in one of our abroad opportunities in Summer 2018, Fall 2018 or Spring 2019, please be sure to attend. There will be a sign-up sheet circulating at the meeting.

The speaker lineup will include: 
Ecuador/Kim Wilson – Summer 2018 
Paris/Peter Olshavsky – Summer 2018
Barcelona/Brian Kelly – Summer 2018
China/Mark Hoistad – Fall 2018
London/Jeff Day – Spring 2019
Hannover, Germany/Clermont-Ferrand, France – Spring 2019

We hope you will be able to attend this important meeting!

-Stephanie Kuenning
The Planning Accreditation Board (PAB) site visit team that arrived at Architecture Hall last Monday for its review of the Master of Community and Regional Planning (MCRP) program completed its work at noon on Wednesday, after having conducted several meetings with students, faculty and alumni of the MCRP program; university administrators; employers of MCRP graduates; and representatives of the Nebraska Chapter of the American Planning Association. The site visit team will now prepare a site visit report, including recommendations, and submit it to the PAB, which will decide on MCRP reaccreditation at the American Planning Association’s National Planning Conference in New Orleans in spring 2018. More-
The Landscape Architecture Program and first-year learning community are committed to developing transformational curricula with civic engagement at its core. Civic engagement means working to make a difference in the public life of Nebraskan communities while students develop the combination of knowledge, skills, values and motivation needed to make a difference. The National Willa Cather Center and Red Cloud are special places offering our students the opportunity to first see a community through Willa Cather’s literature and then experience first-hand the place that inspired her writings.  More-
We were very proud to have had one of the Interior Design program’s very own, Kristine Dorn, be one of nine alumni to be honored in UNL’s Alumni Masters Week. Alumni Masters Week occurs every fall and is hosted by the Chancellor’s Office, the Nebraska Alumni Association and the Student Alumni Association.

Kristine is the president, principal and vision director for BVH Architecture, a design firm that “pursues architecture at the critical confluence of a commitment to people, the pursuit of knowledge and a sense of wonder.” Kristine began her career at BVH as an interior designer. Her passion and drive to design for people and communities, her ability to clearly define problems and strategically pursue solutions, along with her investment to positively impacting studio/work culture are all invaluable qualities that have contributed to Kristine’s admirable success. More-
There was a party last Friday night in the Architecture Hall Link, complete with decorations, DJ music, free food and costumes – and the only cost for admission was a roll of toilet paper! The event was organized by AIAS to celebrate the 117 th anniversary of the filing of the patent for the Hinsdale urinal by Winfield E. Hinsdale. Yes, you read it correctly – Architecture Hall Link was THE place to show off your Halloween costume, consume a midnight snack, toss and dance among the ribbons of toilet paper - all while paying tribute to the “oldest urinal west of the Mississippi River” located in the men’s restroom on the first level of the Link. More-
AIAS Forum 2017 Meeting
Date: Nov. 20
Time: 12 - 12:50 pm
Place: Architecture Hall
Room TBA

AIAS Forum 2017
Date: Dec. 29 - Jan. 1
(all day event)
Place: Austin, TX

For more information on these AIAS events either click here or email


Tau Sigma Delta will host an ASK session this Tuesday. They will be at the white tables on the third level of the Link from  7-10 on Tuesday! 

The call for entries for the FORM Student Innovation Competition by Formica Corp. officially opens on September 5. Architecture and design students are invited to create design renderings using Formica® Brand products for the opportunity to win cash prizes and a public exhibit showcasing their work.          

Submission Deadline: Nov. 10

The   GSA  invites students in architecture, landscape, and urban design programs to envision a design intervention that activates the New   San Francisco   Federal Building plaza."

Submission Deadline: Nov. 22

The ACSA meeting will be held March 15-17 in Denver, CO.

Paper Submission Deadline: Sept. 20
Project Submission Deadline: Nov. 15

The graduate student competition is run by HUD. It brings together students from different disciplines including architecture, planning, policy, real estate, business and others to collaboratively provide a real-world solutions. The finalists receive a cash prize of $20,000 for first place.

Teams must comprise three to five students, plus one faculty adviser. Visit their  website  for more information regarding the competition and eligibility.

Registration Opens : Oct. 2
Registration Deadline:  Dec. 11

“When Architecture Tells a Story”
The competition is open to all architects, designers, writers, and artists to submit own unique architectural fairy tale.


Landscape Architecture Foundation has several scholarships for landscape architecture students.

Submission deadline: Feb. 1

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.


Motivated rural communities that are eager to make significant progress toward their goals are encouraged to apply for Rural Futures Institute (RFI) Student Serviceship.

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

Energy Sciences Research – Summer Internship for Undergraduates.  

Lincoln Public Schools
Lincoln Public Schools is looking for part-time mentors for highly-gifted students. Pay is $18.53 per hour. More-

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!
Date: Nov. 6, 2017
Time: 5–7 pm
Place:  Architecture Hall  Room: Architecture Hall Gallery
AIAS Forum 2017 Meeting
Date: Nov. 20
Time: 12 - 12:50 pm
Place: Architecture Hall
Room TBA

Date: Nov. 10
Time: 12–1pm
Place: Architecture Hall Gallery

Date: Nov. 10
Time: 7–8 pm
Place: Ha rdin Hall, Auditorium 

T he evening event is free to students with ID.

Date: Nov. 15
Time: Noon – 1 pm
Place: Architecture Hall Gallery
(Lunch Provided!)

Pencils Down Celebration
Date: Dec.
Time: 4 pm
Place: Architecture Hall / South Barn
Date: Nov. 10
Time: 12:50 pm
Place: Colonial A of the Nebraska Union

UCARE Application Workshops
Do you want to be involved in research at UNL but don’t know where to start? Come learn more about UCARE, the undergraduate creative activities and research experience program at Nebraska.

Time: 8:30 am
Place: Nebraska Union Auditorium
Time: 10 am
Place: Nebraska Union Auditorium
Time: 4 pm
Place: Nebraska East Union Cottonwood Room
Time: 12:30 pm
Place: Nebraska Union Regency A:
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