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Paying it Forward: An Interview with Susan Hegland Blumentals (B.Arch ’59)

Susan Heglund Blumentals (B.Arch '59)

At the time of her graduation, Susan Hegland Blumentals (B.Arch ’59) was one of only two female students in her class at the School of Architecture. Her husband, Janis Blumentals (B.Arch ’59), was born in Riga, Latvia and immigrated to the United States after World War II in 1950. With the creation of the Janis and Susan Hegland Blumentals Scholarship, Susan creates a legacy that honors and assists students who have overcome adversity.

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Gendering Architecture, Architecting Gender

Gendering Architecture, Architecturing Gender Poster

Created by the Women in Architecture Student Organization (WIASO), the latest exhibition in Rapson Hall’s HGA Gallery, “Gendering Architecture, Architecting Gender,” shines a spotlight on historic and contemporary female architects.

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