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Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture SDC Newsletter – Spring 2013

Greg Kessler

Director’s Message

I hope you enjoy this edition of the School of Design and Construction e-newsletter. As you can see from our new name, we have had some significant change and transition in the school in the past year. [more]

Student News

Around the School

Faculty Notes

  • Matthew CohenCohen receives James Ackerman Award – Matthew Cohen has received the prestigious James Ackerman Award for his research that challenges long-standing architectural history theory.
  • Miyasaka’s Seattle AIA Award – Taiji Miyasaka received a citation award from the Seattle chapter of the American Institute of Architects for his project, Light Hole Shed.

Alumni and Donors

  • Max Kirk: Giving BackMax Kirk and his wife Evelyn – “WSU is the cornerstone of my life. If it wasn’t for the professors who mentored me as an undergraduate, I wouldn’t be sitting here today. Giving back is paramount.”
  • Scott Cassels’ Lecture – Executive vice president of Kiewit Corporation Scott Cassels gave a lecture on his journey to becoming supervisor of some of the largest infrastructure projects in North America.
  • Timothy Buckley gets Jennie Sue Brown Award – The Jennie Sue Brown Award is the highest honor awarded by the American Institute of Architects Washington Council (AIA|WA). Timothy Buckley was honored for leadership and distinguished service to the council.
  • Architecture Alum Lights Up Train Station – Joy Wulke ’70 had a recent project, City Canvases, in Stamford, Connecticut. Sponsored by the governor of Connecticut, the city of Stamford chose a permanent LED ever-changing program for their train station. It will be programmed for seasons and special days and events. It is most visible from I-95 the major N-S Northwest highway corridor. Joy earned a BA Architecture in 1970 and is a continuing Advisory Council member for the School of Architecture and Design.