Category Archives: From the Dean

Tune In: Dean Fisher + James Corner on the Nicollet Mall Redesign

Dean Tom Fisher is scheduled to be a guest on Minnesota Public Radio’s The Daily Circuit on Wednesday, February 2014 from 10:15-11:00 a.m. TUNE IN: Nicollet Mall Redesign Firm Asking for Public InputHe will be joined by architect James Corner in a conversation about the Nicollet Mall redesign. In September 2013, Corner’s New York firm, James Corner Field Operation, was selected to carry out the $40 million redesign project. The city hopes to begin construction in 2015. More stories from the College of Design:Two U of M Monuments Men: Walter Huchthausen and Ralph Hammett Vote Today for the 2014 Creative City Challenge Jessica Harjo (M.A. Design ’13) Creates Typeface For Osage Language…

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Thank You For Your Support: 101 and Counting

>> January 6, 2014Thank you! Because of alumni and friends like you, we met our goal and have raised nearly $10,000 in honor of the School of Architecture Centennial. I am so proud of all that our community has accomplished these past 100years and I thank you for your support, advocacy, and leadership. We will use your gifts to award the first scholarship of the next century, given to an undergraduate just starting their education in architecture, this fall.We will be sure to update you with news on the lucky recipient and our architecture program. In the meantime, stay connected with us at design.umn.edu, on Facebook, and Twitter. Centennial Challenge contributions are still coming through the mail. If you missed the chance to give, you…

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