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Golf Meets Design: AIAS Minnesota at the Skyway Open

The 8th Annual U.S. Bank Skyway Open Golf Tournament taking place this weekend will feature 19 one-of-a-kind miniature golf holes designed by local groups, including the University of Minnesota American Institute of Architect's student group (AIAS MN). You can see their design in action in the IDS Center Crystal Court Friday, February 21 – Sunday, February 23. The event expects to draw over a 1,000 people.PHOTOS: Meet the students behind the AIAS MN mini golf courseWATCH: AIAS President Nate McKewon on KARE-11 (3:25) More stories from the College of Design:Yes, We're Biased: Vote For Our Videotect AlumniTwo U of M Monuments Men: Walter Huchthausen and Ralph Hammett Tune In: Dean Fisher + James Corner on the Nicollet Mall Redesign…

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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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AIAS-MN Freedom by Design Honored For Impacting Lives With Design

The University of Minnesota American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) Freedom by Design program received the very first 2013 AIAS National Freedom by Design Honor Award. AIAS is a student led community service program at the U whose aim is to positively impact the lives of people in their community through modest design and construction solutions.The Freedom by Design Honor Award recognizes chapters that make efforts to achieve the mission of AIAS to enrich communities in a spirit of collaboration; show an exemplary level of engagement from students with the client, architect, contractor and community; and have a clear understanding of the practical impact of architecture and design. The Freedom by Design Honor Award is the highest award bestowed upon…

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