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Guest Post: Spotlight on Robert C. Mack (B.A. ’67 Arch, B.Arch ’73)

Robert C. Mack

Robert Mack (B.A. ’67 Architecture, B.Arch ’73) may be one of Minnesota’s most soft-spoken architects. But last fall he was making headlines. The American Institute of Architects-Minnesota awarded him the Gold Medal, the highest honor given to an individual architect. And the Robert Mack Fellowship for Heritage Preservation was established at the College of Design. Both honors celebrate Mack’s sterling half-century career […]

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Buckman Fellowship Hosts Philanthropy Panel at the U

The Buckman Fellowship will host a panel on philanthropy's role in society November 14, 2012 at 5:00 PM in the McNamara Alumni Center. Foundation leaders from local and national foundations will discuss how they think about philanthropy and its evolving role in addressing key issues in our changing communities and our world. Carleen Rhodes, president and CEO of Minnesota Philanthropy Partners and chair of the Buckman Fellowship Board, will facilitate the discussion. This event is free and open to the public, however seating is limited. Visit the Buckman Fellowship website for more information and to register.Philanthropy Panel SpeakersThe Buckman Fellowship for Leadership in Philanthropy is a unique opportunity for faculty, staff, graduate students, and alumni of the University of Minnesota…

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James Howarth (BS Arch '02, M Arch '05) Named Finalist for Ralph Rapson Traveling Fellowship

James Howarth (BS Arch '02, M Arch '05) was named a top five finalist for the Ralph Rapson 2012 Traveling Fellowship. The competition provides young architects the opportunity to advance their education in architecture by pursuing foreign or domestic travel-study. To assist in their education, $10,000 is awarded to the winner. The jury chose five finalists from among the 38 entrants. Howarth is an architect with Perkins+Will.Read the full press release from AIA-MNDownload Howarth's winning entry "Ghost Walk" (PDF)Learn more about the School of Architecture…

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Clinton Hewitt Receives 2012 President's Award for Outstanding Service

Clinton Hewitt (Emeritus, Landscape Architecture) is the recipient of the 2012 President’s Award for Outstanding Service, an award recognizing his remarkable work with the University and in the field of Landscape Architecture.  Professor Hewitt is recognized for greatly expanding the understanding and impact of landscape architecture. When he retired in 2009, friends and colleagues established the Clinton N. Hewitt Fellowship to celebrate his leadership and provide a financial award to landscape architecture students with exceptional potential.”Clint is the embodiment of the climate of respect that underpins the everyday dignity of the University of Minnesota,” said Professor Lance Neckar, head of the Department of Landscape Architecture. In 2011, Professor Hewitt was named a Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architecture…

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Alumni Receive 2012 AIA Fellowships and Awards

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) elevated four College of Design alumni from the School of Architecture to its prestigious College of Fellows. The Fellowship program recognizes those architects who have made a significant contribution to architecture and society and who have achieved a standard of excellence in the profession. Election to fellowship not only recognizes the achievements of architects as individuals, but also their significant contribution to architecture and society on a national level: Ross Alan Chapin (B.Arch/BED '79), Ross Chapin Architects, Seattle (Langley, Charles Mears (BA Arch '91 / class of '81), Radius Track Corporation, St. Paul David E. Rogers (M.Arch '71), The Jerde Partnership, Los Angeles Fredric Sherman (M.Arch '80), HGA Architects and Engineers, San Francisco Two…

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