Weekly Events Mar 11-15

Monday, March 11
5:30 – 7:30 pm, Lighting Studio Open Hours (Gould 019)
The CBE Lighting Studio is available to students for project photography.
Tuesday, March 12
9:00 – 10:00 am, Bachelor of Landscape Architecture Information Session (Gould 312)
Learn about an undergraduate major in Landscape Architecture, a discipline that involves design thinking and practice in the making and sustaining of our built environments.
Wednesday, March 13
6:00 – 8:00 pm, AIA Seattle Diversity Roundtable and NOMA NW Reception for Dean Renée Cheng and Zena Howard (off-campus: Weber Thompson)
AIA Seattle’s Diversity Roundtable and the National Organization of Minority Architects Northwest Chapter are teaming up to welcome the new Dean of the College of Built Environments, Renée Cheng, and visiting professor Zena Howard. Come by to meet them both and mingle with diverse design professionals in the Seattle area. Reception hosted at the offices of Weber Thompson (225 Terry Ave. N Ste. 200, Seattle, WA 98109).
Thursday, March 14
1:30 – 3:30 pm, Lighting Studio Open Hours (Gould 019)
The CBE Lighting Studio is available to students for project photography.
Friday, March 15
3:00 – 4:00 pm, Undergraduate Architecture Program Information Session (Gould 208J)
Learn about the Architecture and Architectural Design majors, prerequisites, and the admissions process. Space is limited.
Gould Gallery Exhibit

The 2018 UW Runstad fellows share discoveries from their study in Cape Town and Johannesburg and how the lens of race and social justice informs the post-apartheid redefinition of the built environment in South Africa, with attention given to informality in aspects of housing, public realm, and climate change and how we might apply these lessons to our home in Seattle.
March 4 through 13
Open M-F / Closed March 9, 10

Upcoming Opportunities and Deadlines

Copenhagen + Malmö Scan|Design Study Tour + Interdisciplinary Studio
Application Deadline: March 18, 2019  5:00 pm

Study tour dates: Friday, August 30 to Sunday, September 15, 2019. Info session: Wednesday, February 27th from 11:30 – 12:30 in Gould 102.
Program director: Professor Nancy Rottle, FASLA (Landscape Architecture). Study tour and studio are open to graduate students in Landscape Architecture, Urban Planning, Architecture, Civil Engineering, and Real Estate. Students participating in the study tour will enroll in the fall studio, LArch 501A. Questions? Email

Application and more information

Judith M. Runstad – Wells Fargo Washington Women’s Roundtable Scholarship

Application deadline: March 31, 2019  11:59 pm
The scholarship is awarded in the amount of $4,000-$6,500 and was established to support tuition or program fees for continued education of students in the fields of technology, innovation, business, engineering, health or real estate with a demonstrated interest and an active role in advancing the careers and professional interests of women. Eligibility: Recipients shall be graduate students or students enrolled in continuing education programs such as, but are not limited to:

  • University of Washington – Seattle’s Runstad Center for Real Estate Studies
  • University of Washington – Seattle’s Foster School of Business
  • University of Washington – Tacoma’s Milgard School of Business
  • University of Washington – Tacoma’s KeyBank Professional Development Center
  • University of Washington – Bothell’s School of Business
  • And or other UW graduate school and continuing education programs in the fields of Technology, Innovation, Business, Engineering, Health and Real Estate at any campus.

Application and more information

The Gardens Trust Essay Prize
Entry deadline: May 5, 2019
The Gardens Trust (a UK national charity dedicated to protecting and conserving the heritage of designed landscapes) holds an annual essay competition to encourage vibrant, scholarly writing and new research, especially by those who have not yet had their work published. It is open to any student, worldwide, registered in a bona-fide university or institute of higher education, or who has recently graduated from such an institution. Submissions must be 5,000 to 6,000 words and the only restriction on subject matter is that it must be of relevance to some aspect of garden history. The prize includes an award of £250, free membership of The Gardens Trust for a year and consideration for publication in our peer-reviewed, scholarly journal Garden History. All previous winners have been accepted for publication, and often the best of the non-winning entries are invited to submit to the journal as well. Direct questions to
Lighting Studio Open Hours
The CBE Lighting Studio (Gould 019) is available to students for project photography.
Winter Quarter: Open Mondays, 5:30 – 7:30 pm and Thursdays, 1:30 – 3:30 pm.
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