Events

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Events

There is always something happening in the School of Architecture & Environment. Join us for guest lectures, conferences, and research symposia. Most of these are free and open to the public. You can join our email list to receive our Upcoming Events weekly announcement and stay in the know about the latest happenings.

Jan 23
CANCELED: Department of Art Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Jennifer Dunlop Fletcher4:00 p.m.

Due to unforeseen circumstances, this lecture has been canceled and will be rescheduled as soon as possible. We apologize for the inconvenience. Jennifer Dunlop Fletcher:...
January 23 4:00 p.m.
Lawrence Hall, room 177

Due to unforeseen circumstances, this lecture has been canceled and will be rescheduled as soon as possible. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Jennifer Dunlop Fletcher: “Wearables: Helpful or Harmful”

Starting by reviewing two recent exhibitions Jennifer Dunlop Fletcher curated at SFMOMA- Far Out: Suits, Habs and Labs (2019) and Designed in California (2018), that include a trajectory of wearables from the spacesuit to personal health monitors- this presentation will also include newer wearables which dictate behavior and define well-being and will be followed by a conversation on who benefits from wearables, biodesign and neuroaesthetics.

Jennifer Dunlop Fletcher is the Helen Hilton Raiser Curator of Architecture and Design and Head of the Department at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA). Since 2008, she has organized several key acquisitions and exhibitions with a focus on bold visionary works of design from the late 20th century to today. Her recent curatorial projects include Far Out: Suits, Habs and Labs for Outer Space (co-curator) (2019), The Sea Ranch: Architecture, Environment and Idealism (co-curator) (2018), Designed in California(2018), Typeface to Interface (co-curator) (2016) and forthcoming projects Tatiana Bilbao: Architecture from Outside In (2020), Conversation Pieces (2020) and Neri Oxman (2021). She holds a B.A. in Art History from New York University in Art History, a M.A in Curatorial Studies from Bard College and a M.Des in Architecture History and Theory from Harvard University.   

This lecture is sponsored by the following departments: Art, Architecture, History of Art and Architecture, and Product Design.

Jan 24
Architectural Design Opportunities in Historic Buildings11:40 a.m.

FFA Architecture + Interiors invites you to sign up for their free, interactive panel discussion about the critical importance of synergy among disciplines when saving historic...
January 24 11:40 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
White Stag Block, 451

FFA Architecture + Interiors invites you to sign up for their free, interactive panel discussion about the critical importance of synergy among disciplines when saving historic structures. Hear and talk with Edward Running, Associate Partner, Project Manager/Design Lead, and Tim Mitchell, Associate Project Architect/Historical Architect, at 451 White Stag in Portland or by video conference in Eugene in 286 Lawrence Hall.

For students attending in Portland, lunch is provided beginning at 11:40 a.m. For students attending the video conference in Eugene, you are welcome to bring your lunch in! The panel discussion will begin at noon.

Jan 24
Ducks Around the World: UO Portland Cultural Night4:00 p.m.

Join the University of Oregon Portland campus for our 3rd annual Cultural Night Celebration: Ducks Around the World! CONNECT: Meet new people and get to know the...
January 24 4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
White Stag Block

Join the University of Oregon Portland campus for our 3rd annual Cultural Night Celebration: Ducks Around the World!

CONNECT:


Meet new people and get to know the region's diverse professionals
Students will host tables representing their cultures to learn from


ENJOY:


Free array of food representating the cultures of our UO Portland students and staff, including catering from Black Star Grill
Live music at 4:30 p.m.
Performance by Aztec Dancers at 5:30 p.m.
African Dance Workshop at 6:00 p.m.
Photobooth, crafts, and tables representing various cultures all night


The event is free and kids are welcome to attend!

Questions? Contact studentlifepdx@uoregon.edu or call 503-412-3701.

Jan 24
HOPES Bingo5:15 p.m.

Do you like BINGO, ecological design, supporting students, pizza, or sustainability? Join us for HOPES BINGO -- a fundraiser to support HOPES. Support an awesome event, and win...
January 24 5:15 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU), 046, Falling Sky Pizzeria

Do you like BINGO, ecological design, supporting students, pizza, or sustainability? Join us for HOPES BINGO -- a fundraiser to support HOPES. Support an awesome event, and win PRIZES, like gift cards to Izakaya Meiji, Oakshire, and Tacovore!

Show your Falling Sky flyer when ordering and 25% of your purchase goes to support HOPES.

HOPES is an annual, student-run, sustainability and design conference in its 26th year. The theme of this year's HOPES conference is ROOTS and will take place April 15-19.

Jan 27
Design For Spatial Justice Lecture Series5:15 p.m.

The second SAE Winter Lecture Series features Georgeen Theodore and Craig Wilkins with Associate Professor James Buckley as moderator. Georgeen Theodore INTERBORO / NYC /...
January 27 5:15 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
Lawrence Hall, 206

The second SAE Winter Lecture Series features Georgeen Theodore and Craig Wilkins with Associate Professor James Buckley as moderator.

Georgeen Theodore
INTERBORO / NYC / Kenneth I. Helphand Endowed Lecture

Georgeen Theodore is an architect, urban designer, and Professor at New Jersey Institute of Technology’s College of Architecture and Design, where she directs the Master of Infrastructure Planning (MIP) program. She received a Bachelor of Architecture from Rice University and a Master of Architecture in Urban Design from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, where she graduated with distinction. Theodore is founding partner and principal of Interboro, a New York City-based architecture and planning research office. Since its founding in 2002, Interboro has worked with a variety of public, private, and not-for-profit clients, and has accumulated many awards for its innovative projects, including the Curry Stone Design Prize Social Design Circle (2017), the Rice Design Alliance Spotlight Award (2013), the Museum of Modern Art PS1’s Young Architects Program (2011), the Architectural League’s Emerging Voices Award (2011) and Young Architects Award (2005), and the AIA New York Chapter’s New Practices Award (2006).
 

Craig Wilkins
Pietro Belluschi Distinguished Visiting Professor / UO Visiting
Faculty Fellow in Design for Spatial Justice / University of Michigan

Craig Wilkins is a 2017 Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt Design Museum National Design Award winner and Hip Hop architectural theorist, architect, artist, academic and activist Dr. Wilkins’ creative practice specializes in engaging communities in collaborative and participatory design processes. The former director of the Detroit Community Design Center, he is currently creative director of THE WILKINS PROJECT, a social justice, strategic design alliance that provides architectural, urban design and planning services, public interest design solutions, and expertise in engaged public discourse. Dr. Wilkins received his doctorate at the University of Minnesota, his masters at the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation and his bachelors from the University of Detroit School of Architecture. He currently serves on the faculty of the University of Michigan College of Architecture and Urban Planning, where he teaches courses on design and social justice.

Jan 28
Suicide Prevention Training and Resources9:00 a.m.

The Suicide Prevention Team and the University Counseling Center (UCC) offers this workshop for faculty, staff, and GEs. Partcipant learning objectives are to: Increase skills...
January 28 9:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.
Straub Hall, 251

The Suicide Prevention Team and the University Counseling Center (UCC) offers this workshop for faculty, staff, and GEs. Partcipant learning objectives are to:

Increase skills in identifying and responding to students who may have thoughts of suicide. Increase comfort to engage with a student in a conversation about your concern and ways to seek help. Refresh knowledge of campus and community resources and how to make an appropriate referral.

If a department would like to schedule a suicide prevention workshop, please submit a request form here. 

The Student Suicide Prevention Team also offers a peer-to-peer workshop for students. Request a student workshop here. 

If you are thinking about suicide, call the UCC After-Hours Support and Crisis Line at 541-346-3227 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255) now. Or text 'OREGON' to 741-741.

Jan 29
What's Next? Job Opportunities in Public Service noon

Thought about what's next after graduation? This event focuses on lasting, community driven, and hands-on public service opportunities through Peace Corps and Teach for...
January 29 noon–1:30 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU), Coquille Room 104

Thought about what's next after graduation? This event focuses on lasting, community driven, and hands-on public service opportunities through Peace Corps and Teach for America. Stop by the EMU Coquille Room 104 for a quick bite to eat while you learn how you can make a difference.

For more information contact the Peace Corps Campus Representative, Keegan Cary, at pcorps@uoregon.edu.

Jan 30
National Park Service Cultural Landscape Preservation: A 30-Year Retrospective and Look Ahead4:15 p.m.

Susan Dolan, MLA ’96, director of Cultural Landscapes for the National Park Service, is this year’s distinguished Lawrence Medalist. Susan will give a lecture...
January 30 4:15 p.m.
Lawrence Hall, 115

Susan Dolan, MLA ’96, director of Cultural Landscapes for the National Park Service, is this year’s distinguished Lawrence Medalist. Susan will give a lecture before receiving the College of Design's highest alumni honor.

This lecture will be simulcast to 451 White Stag Block, UO Portland.

Feb 20
School of Architecture & Environment Recruitment Fair10:00 a.m.

The UO School of Architecture & Environment (SAE) Recruiment Fair is a tabled event in which employers representing careers pertinent to SAE disciplines embed in Lawrence Hall...
February 20 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Lawrence Hall, First and second floors

The UO School of Architecture & Environment (SAE) Recruiment Fair is a tabled event in which employers representing careers pertinent to SAE disciplines embed in Lawrence Hall on the first and second floors for one day to meet students as prospective staff and/or intern hires. Free for students to attend! Participating employers will be listed online as that information is finalized. Research the firms that are coming, and bring your resumes and questions!

Mar 16
Suicide Prevention Training and Resources9:00 a.m.

The Suicide Prevention Team and the University Counseling Center (UCC) offers this workshop for faculty, staff, and GEs. Partcipant learning objectives are to: Increase skills...
March 16 9:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.
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The Suicide Prevention Team and the University Counseling Center (UCC) offers this workshop for faculty, staff, and GEs. Partcipant learning objectives are to:

Increase skills in identifying and responding to students who may have thoughts of suicide. Increase comfort to engage with a student in a conversation about your concern and ways to seek help. Refresh knowledge of campus and community resources and how to make an appropriate referral.

If a department would like to schedule a suicide prevention workshop, please submit a request form here. 

The Student Suicide Prevention Team also offers a peer-to-peer workshop for students. Request a student workshop here. 

If you are thinking about suicide, call the UCC After-Hours Support and Crisis Line at 541-346-3227 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255) now. Or text 'OREGON' to 741-741.

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