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Design Students Create Murals for Residence Halls

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 27, 2016) — Six University of Kentucky students were recently selected by a panel of judges from UK Housing partner Education Realty Trust (EdR) to have their artwork featured in two new campus residence halls. Students were given specific colors and themes and instructed to submit one of…
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Rebekah Radtke Headed to DRS2016

Rebekah Radtke, assistant professor in the School of Interiors, has had her paper, "Evaluating Living and Learning on Campus: A Community Engaged Research Model" by the Design Research Society. She will have her work published and will be presenting at this year's DRS2016 conference, June 27-30 in Brighton, UK.…
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Assistant Professor Martin Summers Heading to 2016 ACSA International Conference

The Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture and the CROSS-AMERICAS: Probing Disglobal Networks has accepted "Grey Matter: Louisville Children's Museum Competition," a project by School of Architecture Professor Martin Summers. His work will be presented at the 2016 ACSA International Conference, held June 29 - July 1, 2016, in Santiago, Chile. This…
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Architecture Professor Mark O’Bryan Presents at WSSA16

Mark O'Bryan, associate professor in the School of Architecture, will be speaking at WSSA16 today, April 15. His talk, "The Love Hotel," is creative research that draws its inspiration from historical urban environments. The work looks at the uses of history and formal stratagies for its transformation.  Begining with the…
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Assistant Professor Rebekah Radtke Honored by IDEC

Rebekah Radtke, assistant professor in the School of Interiors, was recently honored by the Interior Design Educators Council. Her presentation, "Evaluating Living and Learning on Campus: Beyond Twin Beds and Communal Showers," was given an Award of Excellence at the 2016 annual conference in March. Congratulations to Rebekah!
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UK College of Design Faculty Speaking at Kentucky Conference on Health Communication

Professor Allison Carll-White and Assistant Professor Lindsey Fay will be participating in the panel "Building a Culture of Safety and Evidence-based Healthcare" at the Kentucky Conference on Health Communication in Lexington, Ky., Friday, April 15. In this panel, two different teams present their research on medical errors and healthcare…
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Professor Doug Appler Shares Insight Into HP Disaster Planning

Professor Doug Appler, in the Department of Historic Preservation, recently had work published in Citylab, a publication of Atlantic Media. Appler, along with his research partner Andrew Rumbach, a professor of planning and design at University of Colorado Denver, wrote a report on coordination between preservation and hazard mitigation planning…
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College of Design Professor Gary Rohrbacher named University Research Professor

Ardent congratulations go out to Professor Gary Rohrbacher, faculty in the School of Architecture, who was recently selected as one of the 2016-17 University Research Professors. He is the first professor within the College of Design to receive this prestigious designation. The University Research Professorships were established by the UK…
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CoD Students Present at NCUR

The UK College of Design was well represented at this year's National Conference for Undergraduate Research in Asheville, N.C., last week. Celebrating its 30th anniversary, the NCUR conference is focused on providing undergraduate research opportunities for faculty and students at all institutions serving undergraduate students. Interiors students Katie Abushanab,…
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School of Architecture Graduate Cat Wentworth | Director of Institute 193

Passion becomes profession for Institute 193 Director Lexington Herald Leader BY ASHLIE STEVENS, Contributing Art Writer Photos by Charles Bertram cbertram@herald-leader.com   Cat Wentworth, the director of Institute 193, sits at a slick white desk opposite a wall of pillow guns. There are at least 50 of them hanging…
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