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School of Architecture & Design hosting alumni reception in Chicago June 23

​​​​​​​The KU School of Architecture & Design (ArcD) is hosting an alumni reception Thursday, June 23, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Gensler’s downtown Chicago office near Millennium Park.
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KU design-build students turn street signs into roof at children's museum

Inspired by local history and wildlife, a community collaboration between KU architecture students, local businesses and government agencies in Topeka, Lawrence, and Kansas City has turned salvaged street signs into a whimsical roof at the Kansas Children's Discover Center in the state's capital.
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Multiple ArcD students receive U.S. Department of State scholarships

ArcD students, representing both the architecture and design departments, are among thirty-one at the University of Kansas to be awarded prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships to study or intern abroad in countries around the world.
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Hugo Sheward promoted to associate professor of architecture

Architecture professor Hugo Sheward is among individuals at the University of Kansas approved for promotion and award of tenure by Chancellor Douglas A. Girod.

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