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Next phase of HBEER featured in The Lane Report

via The Lane Report   Local, state and federal officials joined community leaders Friday for a groundbreaking on the next phase of the energy-efficient Green Valley development in Whitley County.   The development will include 13 Houseboat to Energy Efficient Residences (HBEER) units, built by Stardust Cruisers in Monticello,…
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Three UK/CoD students receive Gaines Fellowships

By Whitney Hale, UKNow The University of Kentucky Gaines Center for the Humanities has chosen 12 outstanding undergraduates as new scholars for the university's Gaines Fellowship Program for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 academic years. Gaines Fellowships are given in recognition of outstanding academic performance, demonstrated ability to conduct independent research,…
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Two UK/CoD professors awarded research fellowships

Two junior faculty in the College of Design - Assistant Professor Martin Summers in the School of Architecture and Assistant Professor Douglas Appler in the Department of Historic Preservation were awarded the 2013-2014 University of Kentucky Office of the Vice-President for Research Summer Faculty Research Fellowship for Regular Title Series…
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IDSA hosts fundraiser for SOI scholarships.

The Interior Design Student Association is hosting a fundraiser for scholarships for students in the UK/CoD School of Interiors. In return for $5 contributions, donors will be placed in a drawing for a Haworth lamp designed by Pablo Pardo. The selected donor will be announced April 4.   For those interested…
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Historic Preservation Department offering Graduate Certificates

UK/CoD Department of Historic Preservation is now offering graduate certificates. Students have a choice of four areas of concentration:  Preservation and Design; Preservation and Economic Development; Preservation and Planning; and Rural Preservation. The certificates require 12 credit hours.   Graduate certificates can be earned concurrently with a master's degree in…
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Professor Anne Filson to present at Design for Manufacturing Summit

Assistant Professor of Architecture Anne Filson has been invited to present her firm's research at the Design for Manufacturing Summit. She will share insights on the powerful role architects have in leveraging digital fabrication tools and networked organizations for lean product development. The Design for Manufacturing Summit brings together industrial…
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Professor Gregory Luhan elected to ACSA board of directors

Gregory Luhan, Associate Dean of Research at the University of Kentucky College of Design, has been elected to the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) Board of Directors. Luhan's two-year term will begin July 1, 2014.   As Secretary, Luhan will serve as the Parliamentarian for the Association…
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UK/CoD professors appointed to endowed professorships

UK/CoD Interim Dean Ann Dickson is pleased to announce the reappointment of Associate Professor of Architecture Bruce Swetnam to the Kentuckiana Masonry Institute Endowed Professorship. Wallis Miller was reappointed as the Charles Parker Graves Endowed Associate Professor in Architecture. Associate Professor Leonard Wujcik of Architecture was reappointed to the Robert Lynn…
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Interiors student Brittany Holian wins Go Tobacco Free logo design contest

by Ann Blackford, UK PR   The Kentucky Center for Smoke-free Policy (KCSP) at the University of Kentucky College of Nursing is launching a special initiative, Go Tobacco-free, that will provide valuable information for college campuses who have tobacco-free policies or who want to adopt a tobacco-free policy.   'Go…
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UK/CoD instructor Darren Taylor presents at Governor’s Mansion Centennial Symposium

Architecture instructor and UK/CoD alum Darren Taylor spoke at the Kentucky Govenor's Mansion Centennial Symposium on January 22 in Frankfort.  His talk, "The Preservation and Valuation of Public Buildings as our Shared Heritage: Owning Everyone's Architecture" focused on the success stories throughout the commonwealth of public structures that serve their…
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