This Week in the College of Design

This is a weekly listing of announcements and news sent via e-mail on Mondays (except holidays) to all College of Design faculty and staff. To have information included in the weekly update, please forward all materials to Heather Sauer ( by 9 a.m. on Monday of the week they should appear. Announcements will be updated here throughout the week.

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This Week in the College of Design


Miller Mini-Grants Program and Q&A Workshop

A new, specialized Miller mini-grant will help faculty integrate open educational resources (OER) into their teaching. The Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching will guide you through the application process in a workshop from 12:10-1 p.m. Monday, March 5; applications are due April 15. Read more and register for workshop

Bridging the Divide Proposals Due March 15

Proposals for "Bridging the Divide," a new seed funding program at Iowa State, are due Thursday, March 15. Put together a diverse team to pursue innovative, ambitious, interdisciplinary research with strong potential to generate significant scholarly and creative activity. Read more

URA proposals Due March 30

Applications for the 2018-19 Undergraduate Resaerch Assistantship program are due Friday, March 30. Faculty, staff and students should seek out those with similar interests for possible "matches." Read more

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Contemporary Issues in Planning & Design Lecture

"Global Heartland: Displaced Labor, Transnational Lives and Local Placemaking," Faranak Miraftab, 11 a.m. today, Feb. 19, 2019 Morrill. Read more

MUD / MDesSE Lecture

"Sustainable Neighborhoods for Happiness," Scott Cloutier and Beth Ann Morrison, Arizona State University, 6 p.m. today, Feb. 19, Design on Main Gallery. Read more

CELT Award-Winning Faculty Series

"Implementing Project-Based Learning in Any Classroom: Lessons from Studio," Morrill Professor Tom Leslie, Pickard Chilton Professor in Architecture, 12:10-1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2030 Morrill. Read more

SVPP Workshop

"Documenting Your Research Impact and Increasing Visibility," 3 - 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, MU Cardinal Room. Read more and register

Reception & Artist Panel

"A Negro from the South," exhibition by Cameron Gray, graduate student, integrated visual arts, 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22; "People of Color in the Arts," artist panel featuring Gray and several ISU faculty members, 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, Community Gallery, Octagon Center for the Arts. Read more

Exhibition Reception

"Luminosity," Art Ciccotti and Flo Hayes, 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, Design on Main Gallery. Read more

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Funambulist Magazine Editor Leopold Lambert to Speak at ISU

Paris-based architect and writer Léopold Lambert, editor-in-chief of The Funambulist, will speak at Iowa State Friday, Feb. 23, about the ways he uses architecture to analyze and contribute to decolonial, antiracist, feminist and queer struggles. Read more

'Here and There' Rome Show Opens Feb. 26

Here and There, an exhibition of work by 38 College of Design students who studied in Italy last fall, will be displayed Feb. 26 through March 23 in Gallery 181. Read more

WORKac Partner Dan Wood to Present 2018 Hansen Lecture

Dan Wood, FAIA, a founding partner of WORK Architecture Company in New York City, will trace his 15 years of collaboration with WORKac co-founder Amale Andraos in the 2018 Richard F. Hansen Lecture in Architecture at Iowa State. Read more

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Honors, Awards & Publications

Bernard Canniffe

Bernard Canniffe, chair of the Department of Graphic Design, has been named the first recipient of the Dorothy Maitland Miller Professorship in Graphic Design in the ISU College of Design. Read more

Reinaldo Correa

Reinaldo Correa, lecturer in architecture, has won the commission for a public art installation at the entrance to the new Jester Park Nature Center in Granger. Read more

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