December 1, 2014 Faculty + Staff Newsletter: December 01, 2014

Dec 1-2 | Final Reviews Dec 2 | Last Day of  Fall Classes

Dec 3 | College Day

Dec 3 | SAIS Course Evaluations Due

Dec. 12 | Studio Evacuation Day

Dec 29-Jan 2 | AIAS FORUM in Nashville

This newsletter acts as a weekly update about news and events happening for faculty and staff of the College of Architecture and Design. Every Monday we will issue this announcement. If you have entries, please submit them by noon each Friday.

faculty + staff news

Assistant Professor of Interior Design Liz Teston awarded 2014-15 Outreach Incentive Grant for “Knoxville and the Build Environment: An Oral History Project.”

UT Launches Crowdfunding Site for Student Projects,” Knoxville News Sentinel. Features heavily on the Volstarter project by AIAS Freedom by Design.

Architecture Professor Wins AIA Gold Medal for Work in Haiti, Appalachia,” Tennessee Today. Story on John McRae is also a featured highlight on the UTK Faculty and Staff page.

New Landscape Performance website of the Landscape Architecture Foundation features case studies by Brad Collett (Chattanooga’s Renaissance Park) and others.

Nashville Design Your Neighborhood Project Goes Global,” The Tennessean. Article about NCDC summer program.

Students proposals for the Nashville-Franklin Transit-Oriented Developments on display at NCDC during Holiday Open House.

conferences + grants + competitions 

Gensler Design Strategist Development (DSD) Post-graduate Program. Recommend students to this 24-month, on-the-job training program is designed to develop Gensler’s next generation of strategic thinkers. Immersed in Gensler’s Consulting practice, participants will focus on how space, technology, policies and services support the changing nature of work, learning and living. Due January 31.

ONSF Exploration Grant Program supports current UT undergraduate students in their efforts to plan for, research, and establish connections for nationally competitive scholarship opportunities. Application form due January 12 at 5:00 p.m.

P3: People, Prosperty and the Planet Student Design Competition for Sustainability is a unique college competition for designing solutions for a sustainable future. P3 offers students quality hands-on experience that brings their classroom learning to life. Applications accepted until December 16, 11:59 p.m.