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UK Professor Connects Design Concepts with Kentucky Communities

LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 2, 2016)— A passion to do good is fueling one University of Kentucky professor's work, designing the future of communities rebuilding efforts after devastating natural disasters. Because of this passion, Gregory Luhan, the John Russell Groves Endowed Professor of Architecture in the UK College of Design,…
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Professor Martin Summers “Point of Departure” Graduate Research Studio Featured on UKNow

Challenge Grant Program Sustains Ingenuity, Collaboration and Student Engagement   LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 23, 2016) — It began as a theoretical exercise, evolved into an architecture studio, and has now turned the University of Kentucky campus into a living laboratory — engaging students, expert consultants and administration in exploring how…
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UK College of Design Announces New Administrative Officers

The University of Kentucky’s College of Design announces the appointment of two new administrative officers for the college: Susan Eriksson, Ph.D., is the new Associate Dean for Research (ADR), and Gregory A. Luhan, AIA, RA, NCARB, takes on the role of Associate Dean for Administration (ADA). Joining the college in…
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“Form & Line” Exhibit Featuring Dean Mitzi Vernon

On March 3, 2016, Dean Mitzi R. Vernon of the UK College of Design will give a talk on "Form to Product" at the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, Stony Brook University. This will be the opening reception for the exhibit "Form & Line," running through April 21.…
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Professor Mike McKay Nominated for Arte Laguna Prize

Professor Mike McKay's project, SOUNDINGS, has been selected as one of 10 Land Art projects in the Arte Laguna Prize, which be exhibited at the Arsenal in Venice. Now in its 10th year, Arte Laguna Prize is an international art award aimed at enhancing Contemporary Art; the prize stands as…
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Professor Wallis Miller Honored as 2016 Great Teacher

Fans cheered for more than three pointers, dunks and steals last night as UK honored this year’s Great Teachers on the court at Rupp Arena. On Tuesday evening, the University of Kentucky Alumni Association presented its 2016 Great Teacher Awards to six recipients at a recognition dinner. The award-winners were…
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Lecture to Examine Violence Through Lens of Architecture

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 8, 2016) — The University of Kentucky's Gaines Center for the Humanities, the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Design are teaming up to present a new program on violence and the human condition. The series’ fourth event, a lecture on…
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Professor Doug Appler and Colleague Publish Article in Journal of the American Planning Assoc

UK/CoD Historic Preservation faculty member Douglas Appler, working with Andrew Rumbach of the Department of Planning and Design at the University of Colorado, recently co-authored an article in the Journal of the American Planning Association, titled “Building Community Resilience through Historic Preservation.”  The research explores the relationship between historic preservation…
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School of Architecture Student Tricia Rowedder in Global Architecture + Design Barcelona

University of Kentucky College of Design architecture student Tricia Rowedder (far right) is participating in the Global Architecture +Design program in Barcelona this semester. The semester began with a Digital Tools intensive workshop, taught by Aldo Sollazzo. For four days, students made their first steps in parametric architecture, developing parametrically…
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UK CoD Representatives to Share Research at NCUR

Submissions by Kevin Bloomfield, Katie Abushsnab, Alaina Bauer, Shannon Newberry, Anne Prather and Sarah Wagner were selected for presentation at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research in Asheville, N.C., April 7-9, 2016. This is the 30th anniversary of NCUR. Chosen from more than 4,000 submissions, these students from the UK…
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