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Do you know a high school student who shares your passion for architecture, interior design, landscape architecture and community and regional planning? Do you have a friend who is interested in design? If so, please be sure to tell them to check out our Fall Open House here at the College of Architecture, our Omaha Reception hosted by DLR, or our Chicago Reception hosted by Solomon Cordwell Buenz! 

October 18 th Chicago Reception:

Anyone with questions should contact Leslie Gonzalez directly at leslie.gonzalez@unl.edu.

-Stephanie
ARCHITECTURE
Throughout the BSD curriculum, design-studio projects will increase in scale and complexity, and students will be asked to integrate more and more disciplinary knowledge and professional skills. The theme of third-year studio, ARCH 310, is “Organize”. This studio asks students to explore how architects organize things like building program (the ways in which a building is used), structure and circulation. Courses such as ARCH 331 Structural Mechanics and ARCH 240 Classical History cover material in support of design integration.
Although they share a common theme, each section of ARCH 310 is taught by a different instructor and may even take a different approach. In the studio-section described here by Assistant Professor David Newton, students learn to create architectural configurations through generative procedures. Newton explains: More-
Join Us for Design Thesis Reviews Going on All Day TODAY!

The College of Architecture encourages students to attend reviews even when they aren’t your own, they are a great opportunity to grow as a student, learn and observe. Today we will have design thesis reviews going on all day. Please review the attached schedule and see which ones you can attend.   More-
LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE
LARC 310 Partners with the City of Gering and Panhandle Area Development District Assistant Professor Catherine De Almeida received a $3,500 EPA Sub-Award from the City of Gering and the Panhandle Area Development District for her third-year landscape architecture design studio on waste landscapes. For the first five weeks of this semester, students worked in three groups of three to envision the 10th street corridor, a highly industrialized, barren roadway that connects the cities of Gering and Scottsbluff, as a pedestrian and bicycle friendly corridor that captures stormwater on site. While the studio visited Gering during the first weekend of classes, students learned how to use a drone as a documentation and mapping tool. More-
COMMUNITY & REGIONAL PLANNING
While thousands of residents of the Carolinas were fleeing the severely damaging floods caused by Hurricane Florence on September 17th, students in CRPL 472/872 “Hazard Mitigation Planning” were learning about alternative best management practices for stormwater management from Ben Higgins, PE, senior engineer with the Watershed Management Division of Lincoln’s Public Works and Utilities Department, hosted by course instructors Dr. Zhenghong Tang and Jeff Henson (MCRP 2013). More-
INTERIOR DESIGN
In the upcoming weeks, I hope to highlight some of the specific projects and student work in the various core interior design curricular courses. I think for some of us, it is a good opportunity to be reminded of the time and care put into crafting a course, its outcomes, its schedule…and the way that it maps to an overall academic curricular experience. This week, the focus will be on the IDES210 studio. Taught by myself and Erin Miller. For the older students in the program, it might sound familiar and serve as a reminder to some of the core fundamentals that you may have become accustomed to naturally and inherently addressing in your design process. For others, it might be a good reminder of particular fundamentals you may want to revisit in order to increase the “potency” of your spatial proposals or sharpen your method. More-
FACULTY NEWS
Assistant Professor David Newton presented a paper entitled  "Multi-Objective Qualitative Optimization (MOQO) in
Architectural Design" at the Education and research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe (eCAADE) Conference in September.
STUDENT NEWS
The New FACT Website Has Launched: www.factlab.org The site features current and past FACT projects with information about external partners and student participants. The home page highlights selected projects, news and an Instagram feed affording students an opportunity to promote work in progress as well as completed FACT projects. FACT will add more work to the projects archive over the next several weeks.  More- 
STUDENT & FACULTY COMPETITIONS

AIGA is very proud to offer the annual
Designing Opportunity Scholarship. Students who exhibit excellence in their field can receive financial support to explore their potential as designers.
Submission Deadline: Sept 24


They are looking for research projects that address Bottom-Up Social Change: Materials, Buildings, Community.
Submission Deadline: Sept. 26


For 2019, HDR is awarding scholarships ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 to students that are, or will be, enrolled in graduate programs (applicant must have graduated by the end of Spring Semester 2019). In addition to these scholarships, the awardees are also offered a guaranteed paid internship.

Submission Deadline: Nov. 16

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

Submission Deadline: Feb. 04
INTERNSHIPS, JOBS & MORE


Now taking applications for 2019!
First Submission Deadline: Oct. 15


Also 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 Handshake. Check them out!
Date: Sept. 24
Time: 9-5pm
Locations: New Crit Space, Corbu Lounge, Corral

Date: Sept. 26
Time:  12 pm
Location:
Architecture Hall, Room 127

Lunch & Learn
Date: Sept. 26
Time: 12-1 pm in the Location: Architecture Hall, Gallery
UNL interior design Alumnae Jennifer Shoemaker with Maynard Interiors will show products from Soelberg Industries and various other lines she represents.

Lunch & Learn
Date: Oct. 10-12
Time: 12-1 pm
Location: Architecture Hall, Gallery
Sensitile Systems will provide a webinar "Light-Manipulating Materials: Create, Build, Inspire" This is offered for one AIA or IDCEC CEU.

Student Advisory Board Meeting
Date: Thurs Sept. 27
Time:  7:30AM
Place:   Dean's Conf Rm

Professional Advisory Council Meeting
Date: Sept. 28

CoA Open House
Date: Oct. 5

Date:  Oct. 5
Time:  4 pm
Place:   Richards Hall , Room: 15

Fall Break
Date: Oct. 15-16

UNL Research Fair
Date: Nov. 6-8

Student Holiday
Date: Nov. 21

UNL Holiday
Date: Nov. 22-23

UNL Commencement
Date: Dec. 14 & 15

UNL Holiday Break
Date: Dec. 24-Jan. 1
EXTERNAL EVENTS:
Place :Nebraska Innovation Campus
Date: Oct. 2-3

Date: Sep. 18, 2018
Time:  11 am–5 pm
Nebraska Union  Room: Centennial Room

Date: Oct. 11-13 in Place: Milwaukee
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