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UK/CoD faculty awarded sustainability grants

by Whitney Harder   The University of Kentucky President’s Sustainability Advisory Committee recently announced seven sustainability projects receiving grants, a total of $100,000 in funding, from the UK Sustainability Challenge Grant Program. A wide range of sustainability projects were chosen, from North Limestone neighborhood initiatives to "microcomputers" that monitor individual…
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UK/CoD students featured in undergraduate arts journal

The newest edition of Shale, the University of Kentucky undergraduate arts journal, features the works of several UK/CoD students.   First year architecture student Irvin Shaifa, second year architecture students Pooya Mohoghegh and Shane Wireman, and third year architecture student Matthew Ireland each had original works published in the journal’s…
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Three School of Interiors students honored awards in the Oswald Research and Creativity Competition

The University of Kentucky Office of Undergraduate Research honored three College of Design students with awards in the Oswald Research and Creativity Competition.   Morgan Black, a fourth-year interiors student, was awarded first place with her entry, Artful Adaptation/Empowerment Through Expression.   Jessica Funke, a fourth year interiors student, was…
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Professors Carll-White and Fay present at Healthcare Design Conference in San Diego

Professors in the School of Interiors, Lindsey Fay and Allison Carll-White recently presented at the Healthcare Design Conference in San Diego with Professor Kevin Real of the College of Communication and Information Sciences. Their presentation discussed outcomes from their analysis of communication in the newly constructed emergency department at the…
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Professor Christopher Manzo advances in Olin Cup design competition

Christopher Manzo, an instructor in the UK/CoD School of Interiors, has advanced to the final round of competition in the Washington University Olin Cup.  Professor Manzo's start-up company, Kit-Case, has designed a combination smartphone case and wallet. Read more about his design here. Since 1988 the Olin School at…
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Professor Mike McKay awarded McDowell Fellowship

Assistant Professor of Architecture Mike McKay was recently awarded the McDowell Fellowship in Architecture. The fellowship was awarded by the McDowell Colony,a center whose mission is to nurture the arts by offering creative individuals of the highest talent an inspiring environment in which they can produce enduring works of the…
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UK/CoD staff and students honored with Lyman T. Johnson Awards

2014 marks the 65th year of an African American presence at the University of Kentucky. To commemorate the occasion, the UK Alumni Association Lyman T. Johnson Constituency Group recognized outstanding African American alumni, students, faculty, and staff in areas of scholarship, leadership, and service whose faith, hard work, and determination…
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Professor Robert Kelly designs for Kentucky Ballet Theatre’s production of La Sylphide

Architect Robert Kelly, PhD, an alumnus of the College of Design and part-time instructor in the School of Architecture, recently designed and fabricated a series of theatrical props for the Kentucky Ballet Theatre’s production of La Sylphide being performed at the Lexington Opera House. Over the past few years, Professor…
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School of Architecture Director David Biagi honored by OSU

Professor David Biagi, Director of the UK/CoD School of Architecture, was honored by Ohio State Universtiy College of Engineering with the Distinguished Alumni Award. Professor Biagi graduated from OSU in 1987 with an ARCH MS degree. The Distinguished Alumni Awards were established by the faculty of the College of Engineering…
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Professor Clyde Carpenter recognized with AIA Kentucky’s highest honor

by Whitney Hale   Clyde Carpenter, professor of architecture at University of Kentucky College of Design, has been presented with the C. Julian Oberwarth Award from the Kentucky Society of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Kentucky). The award recognizes and honors an individual society member who has displayed a…
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