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    Oregon's new College of Design will boost collaboration, innovation

    By martig
    Apr 20, '17 5:13 PM EST

    The University of Oregon School of Architecture and Allied Arts (A&AA) will soon have a new name and a new organization designed to “enhance the programs, bring increased value to the degrees earned, and position the students, faculty and staff for greater success.”

    In a message to the campus community, Scott Coltrane, UO provost and senior vice president, announced his approval, which will transform the school into the College of Design.

    A&AA Dean Christoph Lindner discusses the change from a school to a college in this video

    “The quality of these programs is a pillar of the university’s strong reputation around the world,” Coltrane wrote. “These changes will build upon the university’s strengths, foster collaboration and innovation, and continue to create student experiences that are second to none.”

    The name will officially change July 1, with the new organization on track for implementation with the start of fall term.

    “The new model will give greater identity, flexibility, funding and philanthropy opportunities to each of the schools and components within the college while preserving the historic cross-disciplinary enrichment,” said architect Larry Bruton, a 1967 UO graduate, honorary member of the dean’s advisory council and former partner at ZGF Architects in Portland.

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    • SophiaPocock

      There are many benefits for students to become part of this new college; first, it will allow them to become part of a larger entity that spans disciplines, but offers a degree path within the specific discipline itself, Also they can get help from australian assignment writers to manage their complex work easily. Second, it opens opportunities for increased value of the degrees. Thirdly, because the unit is so large, there are more opportunities in terms of internships and postgraduate options.

      Apr 27, 22 11:19 pm  · 

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