Registering for Fall Courses

As a reminder, Priority Registration for Fall begins on March 27th!  You can identify your advisor by logging in to MYRED.  You can also see your registration appointment time in MYRED.   

Again, all freshmen and new transfer students will meet with either Stephanie or Leslie for advising.  First year students, please schedule an appointment with Stephanie or Leslie by following these instructions:

  • Login to Blackboard
  • Click on the MyPlan Tab
  • Search for “Stephanie Kuenning” or “Leslie Gonzalez in your Success Network
  • You will be able to see our calendars and schedule an appointment!

Please get in to see your advisor BEFORE March 27th! 

- Stephanie Kuenning  

APX Basketbrawl
Date: March 29  
Time:  7 pm
Place: Link

AIAS Beaux Arts Ball       
Date: April
Time:  9 pm
Place: TBD


Having issues modeling your project? Need help with digital workflow?
Tau Sigma Delta's Digital Design Help Desk is every Wednesday in the Barn from 7pm - 10pm. Open to all students, TSD members are available to help you with any questions or issues relating to design software, including Revit, Rhino, AutoCad, Adobe Suites and more!


Wednesday, March 8th, the LARC 311/411 Studio presented their work for the Regional Heritage Tourism Initiative, a Rural Future Institute funded Teaching and Engagement Grant project. Our partners including The Willa Cather Foundation, University of Nebraska Extension, Red Cloud Community Foundation, Center for Rural Entrepreneurship and Rural Futures Institute provided the students with insightful feedback as they prepare for their stakeholder meeting in Red Cloud, Tuesday, March 14th. More-


This week, preceding spring break, many studios are holding mid-reviews and final project reviews. Hyde Chair Anthony Morey’s ARCH 311 studio has a review today, Design Thesis students will present their work in interim reviews on Tuesday, and my ARCH 501 studio will hold a mid-review on Wednesday along with many others throughout the week. More-


Four UNL students in the Master of Community and Regional Planning (MCRP) program, College of Architecture, briefly presented overviews of their master’s theses and professional projects at the 2017 Nebraska Planning Conference last week in Kearney, Nebraska.

MCRP students Colton Berck, Grant Daily, Wenqi Ou and Andrew Pedley presented summaries of their work in one of the conference sessions. More-


Not much news to report this week, as we are all busy meeting deadlines prior to spring break. I look forward to seeing 2nd final reviews and 4th year schematic reviews on Friday.

I thought I would continue our faculty Q & A’s. This week, you get to know me (Lindsey Bahe) outside of my academic profile. More-


Peter Olshavsky, Ph.D. was invited by the Department of Architecture at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg to review design thesis work by Master of Architecture students over the course of two days.

Plus, last week Nebraska Today featured Dan Piatkowski's research regarding motorists' attitudes toward bikers. Watch the video or read the article for more detailed information.

Peter Olshavsky traveled with his third year architecture studio (Arch 311: Situate) to Kansas City for a project site visit. Along with site documentation, the group visited BNIM (2011 AIA Architecture Firm of the Year), Michael Smith Restaurant, City Market, and The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

We have previously spoken of our Professional Advisory Council, the valuable insights and support they offer us. After hearing a presentation about the collaborate studios and understanding the benefit of synergy that comes from effective collaborative efforts, they acted in direct response and have endowed a fund to support The PAC College of Architecture Prize!

The contest, now in its seventh year, celebrates emerging talent in interior design by highlighting the work of students in the U.S and Canada. It is a great way for students to share their design perspectives and gain national recognition and cash prizes for their ideas and hard work.

Submission Deadline: April 15

Franco’s List Call for Nominations

The Character Council is seeking nominations for Franco’s List, a public recognition of students of integrity. The Show Your Red campaign defines integrity as the quality of being honest and having strong moral character. Faculty, staff and other students are encouraged to nominate deserving individuals who portray one or more of the six building blocks of integrity: citizenship, dependability, respect, open-mindedness, caring, and commitment.

Nominations Deadline: April 2 

Recognition Ceremony: April 19  

Kaira Looro Architecture Competition

The theme of the contest is sacred architecture in Senegal (Africa), in fact the name of the competition is "Kaira Looro Competition" (Architecture for Peace "in Mandinka language). The initiative has two objectives: the development of research in architecture on issues of social emergencies and sustainable architecture, and contributing to a humanitarian emergency in Senegal that our organization wants to solve, in fact competition all entries will be entirely donated to the humanitarian project "A Bridge for life" which aims to improve living conditions 80,000 people in emergency.  

Early registration: from Jan. 20 to Feb. 3
Normal registration: from Feb. 14 to March 10  
Late registration: March 11 to April 2
Competitions deadline: April 23  

Arch Out Loud is hosting the first international architecture competition addressing the global epidemic of human trafficking.

Submission Deadline - May 15 

This  program is intended to challenge students, working individually or in teams, to explore a variety of design issues related to the use of steel in design and construction.

Registration Deadline: March 29

Submission Deadline: May 24  

United States Department of Interior, National Park Service Opportunities:

The Leicester B. Holland Prize is an annual competition that recognizes the best single-sheet measured drawing of an historic building, site, or structure prepared by an individual(s) to the standards of the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS), Historic American Engineering Record (HAER), or the Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS).

Submission Deadline: April 30

The Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) of the National Park Service, The Athenaeum of Philadelphia and The American Institute of Architects (AIA) announce the 2017 Charles E. Peterson Prize, which annually recognizes the best set of measured drawings prepared to HABS standards and donated to HABS by students.

Submission Deadline: June 30

For the 8th annual HALS Challenge, they invite students and professionals to document a historic city or town park. People from every state are hereby challenged to complete at least one HALS short format history to document these beloved resources. Preservation Through Documentation!

Submission Deadline: July 31



Attention Students:
The Undergraduate Creative Activities and Research Experience (UCARE) program provides undergraduate researchers the opportunity to learn from faculty mentors and engage in research and creative projects during the summer and academic year and receive a $2,400 stipend. Students with 30-120 credit hours and a cumulative GPA of 2.75 by the end of the spring 2017 semester are encouraged to apply.

Faculty Members,
Are you currently seeking an undergraduate researcher to work in your lab? Check this out!

SWA/Balsley Internship Opportunity

SWA/Balsley is offering a full-time paid internship opportunity from approximately July to December to a student with outstanding written and verbal communication skills and exemplary design and technical skills.   

Submission Deadline: March 16 

Shepley Bulfinch Summer Design Fellowship

Their fellowship gives a promising architecture student the opportunity to spend ten weeks this summer immersed in real design problems and collaborative solutions in their Boston design studio.

Submission Deadline: March 18 

EDSA Internship Opportunity

Submission Deadline: April 15 

NPCA Internship Database

Being launched this month, students can search for internship opportunities within the precast concrete industry. Check back often as more internships will be posted soon.

Meet The GREEN Hawai'i Program
​​Sustainable Community Food Systems, Energy,
& The World Youth Congress

Hawaiʻi’s sequestered location is a fascinating case study for agriculture and energy independence as its own microcosm of the world home to its unique Polynesian culture.

Submission Deadline: Programs fill on a first-come, first-serve basis.

More Jobs!

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). Check them out!


AIA South Dakota

AIA South Dakota offers a unique $2,500 scholarship to architecture students with South Dakota roots. I know that your program has successfully recruited and educated a good number of South Dakotans. Applications are open for the 2017 AIA South Dakota Enrichment Award. This unique award allows students the flexibility to craft an individual proposal for an enrichment experience supporting their academic and professional goals.  

Submission Deadline: March 17 

National Precast Concrete Association Foundation (NPCAF) Scholarship

This 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.  

Submission Deadline: March 20

Tom Cory Scholarship

Tom Cory was a founding member of the Architectural Precast Association (APA) and in his honor, the APA developed the Tom Cory Scholarship. This $2,000 scholarship is awarded annually to one deserving student in an architecture program. If you would like to donate to the scholarship fund, please contact us.

Submission Deadline: March 31

Date:  March 15
T ime: 4 pm
PlaceRichards Hall ,  Room 15

Chuck Marohn Student/Community Chat

Date:  March 23
Time:  4:30-6:30 pm
Place:  Gallery

APX Basketbrawl

Date: March 29  
Time: 7 pm
Place: Link

Spring Professional Advisory Council Meeting

Date : March 30-31

Scholarships and Awards Ceremony and Reception

Date:  March 31
Time:  5:30 pm
Place:  Link, Gallery

Date: March 31
Time:  8 - 5 pm
Place: Architecture Hall,   Barn

AIAS Beaux  Art s Ball   

Date: April 7 
Time: 9 pm
Place: TBD


Date: March 16
Place: Innovation Campus
Time:  3:30 - 6 pm

Register by March 13

Date: April 4
Time:  3:30 - 5 pm
Place: Nebraska Union

Date: April 5 
Place: Nebraska Union 
Time: 3:30 - 5 pm

Date: April 13
Time: 7 pm
Place: Joslyn Art Museum

Date: May 24-27