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The School’s Instructional Technicians are always on the lookout for ways to improve the facilities they oversee in order to ensure the health and safety of our students. They often consult with the UW’s Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) staff and will sometimes partner with EH&S on projects. Here are two recent examples:
Daniel Howe is one of the Instructional Technicians working at the Ceramic and Metal Arts Building with the 3D4M:...
Twice a year the University of Washington gives Royalty Research Fund (RRF) awards to faculty who have applied for project support. This program has existed since 1992, and an RRF Scholar option was added in 1994. RRF Scholars receive release time from teaching for one academic quarter in order to focus on their project. The RRF receives income from royalty and license fees generated...
Congratulations to the second-year graduate students in the Division of Design whose project was announced as the winner of this year’s Design Ignites Change IDEA Award on 08 February 2013. Known as Pivot, the project was created as a way to discretely empower victims of human trafficking. The design team included Mike Fretto, Kari Gaynor, Josh Nelson,...
During July and August 2013, we sent a survey to the more than 6,000 people on our mailing lists. We received over 1,100 responses, which is quite good for an electronic survey. Thank you to everyone who took part!
While we have already learned a lot from the survey results, there is still more we can discover as staff time allows for digging deeper into the responses. Here is a simple summary of selected results and some of our thoughts about them.
—More than 75% identified themselves as...
The SoA participates in several social media outlets: Facebook, Twitter, and Vimeo. Accounts are not required to view what we post, but, if you do use social media, be sure to include us.
There are three primary SoA social media outlets. We post similar material to the Facebook and Twitter feeds, which is a mix of event information; news from current faculty, staff, students, and alumni; and the occasional tidbit from the local or national arts scene. We are relatively new to Vimeo. Right now...
The Masters of Human-Computer Interaction + Design Program (MHCI+D) at the University of Washington invites applications for a full time (100% FTE) Lecturer or Senior Lecturer position to teach in the program and work with the Executive Director. The MHCI+D program is a joint effort of the primary member departments of dub, which are Computer Science & Engineering, the Division...
The position of Director for the Jacob Lawrence Gallery has been posted on the UW Employment website. All applications must be submitted through the online system. No paper applications will be accepted. Please read the job description thoroughly, especially the requirements, before applying.
To ensure consideration, apply by 12 February 2014.
Please join us for the first annual University of Washington Division of Design Career Fair!
Wednesday, 19 March 2014, 2:30-4:00pm (set-up: 1:30-2:30)
University of Washington
Husky Union Building, South Ballroom
You’ll get a sneak preview of the 2014 UW graduating class in Industrial Design, Interaction Design and Visual Communication Design. As a...
This year’s gathering to recognize undergraduate and graduate scholarship recipients from the Divisions of Art, Art History, and Design took place on 17 October 2013 at the Henry Art Gallery. Below is a list of the 2013-2014 recipients, and the full program from the event is here.
ENTERING FRESHMEN/TRANSFER STUDENT AWARDS
The Crabby Beach Foundation Endowed Scholarship in Art
Visual Communication Design Professor Karen Cheng, who is also the Donald E. Petersen Professor in the Arts, is celebrating the launch of ARCADE issue 31.4 on Thursday, 12 September 2013. “Designing Data” is the theme of this issue, which Cheng edited. At least three alumni will have work included in this issue: Owen Irianto (BFA 2008), Amy Keeling (MDes 2012), and Tanya Test (BFA 2010). Daphne Hsu (BDes 2013) and...