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Graphic Design student focuses on Institute for Food
Senior Graphic Design major Claire Anderson completed her semester-long capstone project by focusing on the Miami University Institute for Food.
How eight student teams envision the transformative Institute for Food
if-exhibit.jpgFifty-one students in a multidisciplinary design studio in the Department of Architecture and Interior Design have been vying this semester to create the winning farm landscape, physical infrastructure, and graphic design for the new Institute for Food.
Marlyka Williams, a junior architecture major, one of three Miami students to win the Miami University Libraries LAURE Award
Marlyka (Lyka) Williams, a junior architecture major, received honorable mention. Williams presented a project titled “Dare to be a Wildflower: Looking to the Natural World for Answers Through an In Depth Study of Heliostat Technology,” based on her research in Architecture 406, taught by Mary Ben Bonham. Bonham lauded Williams as a “top undergraduate who truly immersed herself in the research process and emerged with outstanding outcomes. (Her) research distinguishes itself from other excellent efforts in the way it has bridged across different courses.”
Nine members of the B Arch class of 1966 visit department
The Department of Architecture and Interior Design had a visit in late April from nine of the 14 graduates of the B. Arch. class of 1966. Nelson Roy and Jim Monroe were unable to attend, and three from the graduating class: Bill Hudson, Bob Rhyner, and Mike Bigger are deceased. Some interesting facts about the Class of ’66: Bigger created the large black steel sculpture located at the rear of Hiestand Hall. His sculpture pieces are included in the Miami University Art Museum collections and in many other public and private collections in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. After graduation, Hosack, Anderson, and Rhyner earned advanced degrees at Miami; Clements at Cranbrook; Busch at Wharton; Brenner at Yale and Maryland; Monroe at Berkeley and Columbia; and Bigger at Rhode Island School of Design, where he taught sculpture, as well as at the University of Texas San Antonio and the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Slone attended Princeton but left to pursue to full-time architectural practice. Wainright, Hudson, and Brenner were officers in the Navy, and Thomas in the Army, during the Vietnam War. As a Navy pilot, Wainright made over 150 aircraft carrier takeoffs and landings.
Institute for Food Symposium, Friday, May 6
strong-man.jpgOn Friday, May 6, a special event called the "Institute for Food Symposium" will be held at the Armstrong Pavilion
Growing new minors and co-majors in CCA
New minors and co-majors offered in CCA enjoy high enrollment and interdisciplinary opportunities for Miami students.
Craig Hinrichs honored for work with students in career development
Director of Graduate Studies, Craig Hinrichs, was one of 11 faculty members recognized with the Excellence in Career Development Award. The award recognizes faculty who actively support the development of the Miami University career community, forge career-related partnerships and provide exemplary direct delivery of career development services to undergraduate students.
Interior design students chosen to participate in international design charette
The fifth Annual International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Student Design Charette takes place during NeoCon in Chicago, Tuesday, June 14th. This year, two Miami University interior design students were selected to participate: senior Lila Wengler and junior Alana Carson.  Only 50 spaces are available for interior design students nationwide.
Interior Design Program Re-Accredited
The interior design program leading to the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree meets Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) Professional Standards and has been awarded accreditation for a term of six years, effective April 2016.