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Student Organizations

Get involved with student organizations to improve your educational experience.

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The KU Chapter of the American Institute of Architecture Students is dedicated to providing students with opportunities to explore the field of architecture and experience ways in which their chosen field can lead to a successful and fulfilling career. We engage students in collaborative efforts that help further their education, develop their career paths, form productive friendships, and improve our community.

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Black Creatives Collective

KU Black Creatives Collective is a group of Black creatives and artists who hope to serve as a safe space for each other to network, share ideas and build community. Artists and creatives of all kinds are welcome.

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Industrial Design Society of America builds community within the field of Industrial Design at KU.

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International Interior Design Association KU chapter provides an environment for the mutual development and exchange of knowledge within ArcD among design students, educators, and professionals. Participation in IIDA student events and competitions will build your resume and help secure additional recognition that will help a student stand out among peers.

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NOMAS is a student chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA). Its mission is to champion diversity within the design professions by promoting the excellence, community engagement, and professional development of its members. It aims to foster communications and fellowship among minority architecture students and fight discrimination that hinders academic and professional progression. NOMAS aims to be the advocates for change, inclusivity and multiculturalism within architectural education and the design profession.

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The goal of Prototype is to get KU Design students involved in the local design community, create a community of their own and help them build leadership skills that will be valuable as they move into the professional world.

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KU U.S. Green Building Council aims to educate the KU community on sustainable design and construction.

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Alpha Sigma Kappa, Women in Technical Studies is a STEM based social sorority, dedicated to academically and professionally encouraging women in generally male-dominated fields of study. This group values academic achievement and service at KU and in the community. They have a weekly chapter and various social events and ceremonies throughout the academic year. They are a group of women who support each other and have fun along the way. ASK is not panhellenic, but it still has many of the same aspects as big name sororities on campus.

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KIOSK Magazine

KIOSK is an award winning, semi-annual publication featuring the University of Kansas's premiere student art and literature. It is managed, designed, and published by students and is available free of cost to members of the KU community.

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