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This Week in the College of Design

This is a weekly listing of announcements and news sent via e-mail on Mondays (except holidays) to all College of Design faculty and staff. To have information included in the weekly update, please forward all materials to Heather Sauer ( by 9 a.m. on Monday of the week they should appear. Announcements will be updated here throughout the week.

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This Week in the College of Design


Postcard Print Exhibition & Silent Auction

The University Print Society's 17th annual international postcard print exchange exhibition, "On the Verge," is on display through 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, in Gallery 181. The show features original prints by 289 artists from 26 US states and eight other countries. The prints are available for purchase via a silent auction; bidding starts at $5 per print and the process will end at 5 p.m. Thursday. Winners will be notified by email. Read more

Building Hours over Thanksgiving Break

The College of Design will observe regular building hours Monday through Wednesday, Nov. 20-22. The building will be closed to the public Thursday-Friday, Nov. 23-24. All faculty, staff and students should still have access these days with their ISU ID cards. Normal hours will resume Saturday, Nov. 25.

Lectures Funding Proposals Due Dec. 1

The college's Lectures and Exhibitions Committee seeks requests for funding support and space reservations for spring semester. This is the second call for this academic year. Please submit your requests to Sarah Klahs in the Dean's Office by 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1. Read more

VPR Training on Post-Award Actions

The Office of the Vice President for Research will host workshops on what to do after you've received a funding award. "Post-Award Actions 101" will be offered from 9:30-11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 4, and 1:30-3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, in 2004 Black Engineering. Read more and register

College and University Award Nominations Due dec. 15

Nominations for College of Design awards (Academic Advising Award, Polster Teaching Award, Faculty/Staff Research Award, Outreach/Public Service Award, P&S/Merit Staff Award for Extraordinary Performance, etc.) are due to the Dean's Office by 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15. Nominations for several university-level faculty and staff awards (Distinguished Professor, University Professor, Morrill Professor, Regents Awards, etc.) also are due Friday, Dec. 15. Read more

News & Honors Submission Forms

Faculty and staff are encouraged to submit information about awards, honors and publications using the online Faculty and Staff Honors submission form. If you have news about an event, project or other activity, please use the online Story Ideas form. We will contact you for additional details and images if needed.

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Opening Reception

"Berlin 2017: Parametric Urban Interlock," 5:30 p.m. today, Nov. 13, Lyle E. Lightfoot Forum. Read more

University Lecture

"Changing the Way We See Native America," 6 p.m. Native American Dance Troupe performance, 7 p.m. lecture by Martika Wilbur, photographer and social documentarian, MU Great Hall. Read more

Canvas Training @ Design

"Open Help Session," 9 a.m. - noon Friday, Nov. 17, 434 Design. Read more

Art & Visual Culture Lecture

"A Conversation with Chelsea Walton," 10:15 - 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 17, 362 Design. Read more

Ribbon-Cutting & Dedication Ceremony

"Disappearing Culture" by J. Aaron Alderman and "Prairie Revival" by Reinaldo Correa, lecturer in architecture, 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, Lowe Park Arts and Environment Center, Marion. Read more

Closing Reception

"Culture and My Art," Xin Chen, integrated visual arts graduate student, 6 - 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, Design on Main Gallery. Read more

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Xin Chen MFA Thesis Exhibition

In his thesis exhibition, "Culture and My Art," integrated visual arts graduate student Xin Chen shares reflections on the art and culture of China and the United States and their impact on his development as an artist. A closing reception will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at the ISU Design on Main Gallery. Read more

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HOnors, Awards & Publications

Carol Faber

"Natural Surfaces," a solo exhibition of digital artwork by Carol Faber, associate professor of graphic design, is on display Oct. 30 through Dec. 1 in the Helene Constance Gallery at Graceland University, Lamoni.

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This Week in the College of Design is published Monday mornings by the Office of the Dean, College of Design. Send news to Heather Sauer,, or submit your information online. You can also submit awards and publication information online. Announcements and honors will be posted as they are received and may be viewed anytime via the College of Design Dashboard..