[University of Kansas alumnus + architect Michael Cummings] and his wife have donated $1.6 million to establish the Michael A. Cummings Scholarship for architecture students at KU, with a preference for those from rural communities...'I’m hoping this scholarship will help some people who will have a similar experience to what I have had, which is to find a career that wasn’t on their radar and from there to end up with a wonderful and fulfilling career.' — ljworld.com
Read the University of Kansas' full press statement here.More on Archinect:2015 NCARB Awardees to implement new curricula "to expand and reposition practice"Encroaching on the green belt: UK loosens protections on rural landSuicide rates are higher in rural areas than in cities, but why?Hello...
Kansas University has hired a new dean for the School of Architecture, Design and Planning.
Mahesh Daas, professor and chairman of the Department of Architecture at Ball State University, will start the job June 15, KU announced Monday. Daas will succeed Dean John Gaunt, who has led the school more than 20 years.
Daas is known for innovation in design computing, architectural robotics, design thinking, innovation methods and management, according to KU. — ljworld.com
University of Kansas faculty member Keith Diaz Moore has been selected as the next dean of the the University of Utah's College of Architecture and Planning, university officials announced Monday.
Diaz Moore's term as dean is expected to begin Aug. 1, pending final approval by U. President David Pershing and the university's board of trustees. — deseretnews.com
After 20 years as the dean of the School of Architecture, Design and Planning, John Gaunt will miss the “intensity of the wider university community involvement,” but looks forward to being more engaged with his students. [...]
“No regrets for those 20 years,” Gaunt said. “I have a sense of accomplishment and involvement and value, and the teaching part of it has been an enrichment, which from here on I’ll have a more direct and defined involvement in, but really a different kind of challenge.” — The University Daily Kansan
SUBMIT NEWS: submit in 60 seconds!