Author Archives: Amelia Narigon

Find What Inspires You: An Interview with MLA Student Brianne Fast

Overhead view of the Lofoten Islands

As a child, Brianne Fast (Landscape Architecture) was captivated by stories of polar expeditions. It’s a fascination that led her to spend a semester abroad in Norway at the Oslo School of Architecture (AHO) investigating the United Nation’s Man and Biosphere (MAB) program in the Lofoten Islands.

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Design Teachers Saved Me: An Interview with Judy Olausen

Judy Olausen on the University of Minnesota Scholars Walk

Judy Olausen (B.A. ’67) entered the University of Minnesota intending to study architecture. But a twist of fate and a full class led her to enroll in a photojournalism course taught by Dr. R. Smith Schuneman. It was a decision that would change her life.

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Scott County Partners with Housing Students to Promote Voucher Initiative

A student developed informational flyer for tenants.

For individuals who receive government rental assistance, finding a landlord who accepts government vouchers makes the housing search difficult. This spring, housing students worked with Scott County to address this issue and promote the benefits of government voucher programs to landlords.

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