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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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Architecture Students Collaborate with One House, Many Nations

The prototype for the One House, Many Nations Muskrat Hut.

The One House, Many Nations campaign, founded by indigenous activist group Idle No More, works to address the lack of quality housing found in First Nations and other indigenous communities. This March, Assistant Professor Jacob Mans (Architecture), brought its work to the School of Architecture’s annual Catalyst week.

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