Alumni Stories

Tinker Hatfield Wins 2019 National Design Award for Product Design

The Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum recognizes the architecture alum for his disruptive and innovative career designing footwear.

Finding Beauty in Details

Stella May Christ (BIArch, class of 2020) chose to study interior architecture because she loves beautiful solutions.

Architecture Student Designs a Sustainable Triple-Threat Building

For her master’s thesis, Sabrina Ortiz Luna imagined a multifunctional building that melds recycling, rock climbing, and brewing.

The Legacy of Design Ducks

For its 100th year in print, Oregon Quarterly has released a list of "100 Ducks Who Made a Difference," including 10 from the College of Design. 

Architecture Alumnus Nate McCoy to Speak at College of Design Commencement

The executive director of the Oregon chapter of the National Association of Minority Contractors remembers the UO fondly.

Metalwork as Muse

Interior Architecture students use objects from the Margo Grant Walsh Collection as inspiration to design and build pieces of furniture. 

Winners of Inaugural Tinker Hatfield Award for Innovation Announced

The new award program will fund projects in the College of Design beginning in 2019 with research into Portland’s Albina neighborhood and design for healthy aging.

Landscape Architecture Students Clean Up in EPA Design Competition

The office of Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley notified the UO that Landscape Architecture students won a sustainable design award from the Environmental Protection Agency.

Lives of Service

Several veterans walk the halls of the College of Design, as students, faculty, and staff.

Nike Product Design Star Wilson Smith Receives College of Design’s Highest Honor, the Lawrence Medal

Wilson W. Smith III is being recognized with the Lawrence Medal and will be the speaker at the college’s commencement ceremony in June.

Air Jordan developer Tinker Hatfield, an A&AA alumnus, discusses brand’s history

“I felt like there was something missing,” Tinker Hatfield, BArch ’77, tells Sneakernews in its September 12 issue, remembering how he has helped design Duck athletes’ traveling gea