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ENVD Alum's Research Aids Hurricane Relief

Sep 20th, 2018

ENVD Alum's Research Aids Hurricane Relief

Cameron Westbrook

At Auburn University, we talk about the impact that research can have on our communities. Stephen Cummings, a recent graduate of the Environmental Design program, embraces this principle, and today his research project (completed in ENVD 4010 and ENVD (...)

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Finkel Named Educator to Watch

Sep 19th, 2018

Finkel Named Educator to Watch

Stephanie Bond

Graphic Design USA (GDUSA) named Robert Finkel, Associate Professor of Graphic Design, “An Educator to Watch 2018.” GDUSA, a professional resource for news about graphic design, initiated its “Educators to Watch” list in 2017, r (...)

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Aug 23rd, 2018

Graphic Design Students Recognized

Stephanie Bond

Graphic Design USA (GDUSA) recognized several students in Auburn’s School of Industrial + Graphic Design with its 2018 American Web Design Awards and American Package Design Awards. GDUSA is a professional resource for news about graphic design, and eac (...)

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Auburn Industrial Design Students win Bright Spark Design Competition

Jul 12th, 2018

Auburn Industrial Design Students win Bright Spark Design Competition

Stephanie Bond

The future of transportation design is walking. A team of Auburn industrial design students presented that seemingly simple conclusion at the 2017-2018 Bright Spark Design Competition in Chattanooga, TN and won Best Overall Design (college level).

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INDD Exhibit Wins Award

Jun 14th, 2018

INDD Exhibit Wins Award

The traveling exhibit, “Remembering the Great War: Alabama and World War One,” created by industrial design professor Shu-Wen Tzeng and her fall 2016 third-year Exhibiting and Packaging Design studio for the Draughon Center for the Arts and (...)

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CADC Students Renovate the Auburn Girl Scout Hut

Jun 4th, 2018

CADC Students Renovate the Auburn Girl Scout Hut

Stephanie Bond

Spring is a time of renewal and renovation, so it is fitting that the Auburn Girl Scout community has seen its primary meeting space transformed this spring. In March and April of 2018, students and faculty from the College of Architecture, Design and (...)

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Visual Memoranda Exhibit

Jun 4th, 2018

Visual Memoranda Exhibit

Stephanie Bond

Auburn Faculty Curate “Visual Memoranda: The IBM Poster Program, 1969-1979”

 

“Visual Memoranda: The IBM Poster Program, 1969-1979,” a selection of posters that were IBM internal communications, are curr (...)

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Landscape Architecture Foundation Honors AU Case Studies

May 9th, 2018

Landscape Architecture Foundation Honors AU Case Studies

The Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) selected two case studies designed by Charlene LeBleu and students in the News Details

AGC elects Eddie Stewart President

May 8th, 2018

AGC elects Eddie Stewart President

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGCA), the nation's largest and oldest construction trade association, held its annual convention in New Orleans recently. Students and faculty from the McWhorter School of Building Science at the conventi (...)

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Spotlight on Hannah Grimes, CADC's Spring 2018 Graduation Marshal

May 4th, 2018

Spotlight on Hannah Grimes, CADC's Spring 2018 Graduation Marshal

Hannah Grimes, a graphic design major with a near perfect GPA, will represent the College of Architecture, Design and Construction as its Graduation Marshal at this spring’s commencement. She served as a CADC Ambassador this past year and is acti (...)

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LeBleu Becomes CELA President

Apr 30th, 2018

LeBleu Becomes CELA President

Stephanie Bond

After serving as First Vice-President and President-Elect for the past year, Charlene LeBleu, FASLA and associate professor in the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture (APLA), assumed the presidency of the News Details

Willkens Wins Teaching Award

Mar 30th, 2018

Willkens Wins Teaching Award

Nicole Truitt

Danielle Willkens, an Assistant Professor in the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture, was recently honored with a 2017-2018 New Faculty Teaching Award from the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA). The award (...)

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Students Experience Virtual Reality at McWhorter School of Building Science

Mar 14th, 2018

Students Experience Virtual Reality at McWhorter School of Building Science

Latha Bhavnani

After spending many years in the realm of ideas, Virtual Reality (VR) has now come of age. In addition to being a tool for visual exploration, it also addresses safety concerns for personnel on project sites.

 

Site visits for stud (...)

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McWhorter School of Building Science team wins Roofing Competition

Mar 14th, 2018

McWhorter School of Building Science team wins Roofing Competition

Latha Bhavnani

The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress recently hosted four teams to compete in the finals of the fourth annual Construction Management Student Competition at the 2018 International Roofing Expo® (IRE) in New Orleans. The finalist teams were ch (...)

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Auburn Graphic Designers to Watch

Feb 28th, 2018

Auburn Graphic Designers to Watch

Stephanie Bond

Graphic Design USA’s (GDUSA) Students to Watch™ feature has an established tradition of recognizing future leaders in the industry and those who train them. As a business-to-business information source, GDUSA keeps graphic design profession (...)

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Bringing Civil Rights History to Life

Feb 21st, 2018

Bringing Civil Rights History to Life

On March 7, 1965, 600 peaceful civil rights demonstrators prepared to march from Selma to Montgomery, championing the Selma Voting Rights Movement. As they moved south across the Alabama River and reached the apex of the Edmund Pettus Bridge, the demon (...)

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Providing Livable Homes for Veterans with Disabilities

Feb 21st, 2018

Providing Livable Homes for Veterans with Disabilities

As of 2016, the number of veterans with service-connected disabilities was over 4 million, and of those, more than 1 million had significantly debilitating disabilities (US Census Bureau). This large population presents an urgent need for smart home co (...)

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Better Homes Build Better Lives

Feb 21st, 2018

Better Homes Build Better Lives

A research team from Auburn University’s College of Architecture, Design and Construction (CADC) has been awarded a major HUD grant for the development of housing solutions for people with disabilities and those seeking to age in place. CADC facu (...)

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More Top Rankings for Architecture and Industrial Design

Feb 6th, 2018

More Top Rankings for Architecture and Industrial Design

CADC’s architecture and industrial design programs are included among the top in the nation according to The Art Career Project website. The Art Career Project, a nationally recognized resource for (...)

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Auburn INDD Alum Named IDSA Interim Executive Director

Feb 6th, 2018

Auburn INDD Alum Named IDSA Interim Executive Director

Stephanie Bond

Congratulations to Chris Livaudais, 2002 industrial design graduate and good friend and supporter of the program, on his appointment as the new interim executive director of the Industrial Designers Society of America. Livaudais has been an active memb (...)

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