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SAIC was named the top producer of Fulbright US Students for 2018–19 with six awardees, reports the Chronicle of Higher Education

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Water is essential to life. Second only to air, healthy water is critical to a healthy city. Learn about how SAIC and local partners engaged with Chicago's water in 2018. 

Recently, Matylda Krzykowski, AIADO's 2018-19 Mitchell Visiting Profeesor, co-curated "A Woman's Work"  with Vera Sacchetti. Krzykowski and Sacchetti are the Foreign Legion, a globally active curatorial practice. The symposium was a day-long series of lectures and discussions organized to compliment the exhibit "Against Invisibility: Women Designers at the Deutsche Werkstätten Hellerau 1898 to 1938" at the Kunstgewerbemuseum Dresden. 

Fall 2018 in the Department of Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects in review: recent news, lectures, and exhibitions as well as interviews with current AIADO students. 

Charles Harrison (BFA 1954) was a celebrated designer known for improving upon more than 750 designs as the first African American executive for Sears, Roebuck and Company. 

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The Chicago Tribune released a list of not to be missed architectural events in Chicago in 2019.

"Two Hundred Boxes” is the result of a semester worth of work exploring the relationships between making, matter, and representation in Keefer Dunn's Fall 2018 Design Communication class. 

Students working with AIADO Director Jonathan Solomon in his fall course Pedways: Chicago Underground worked in the Randolph Street Passageway in Chicago's Loop Friday, December 14th, on a series of wall drawings. 

The Chicago Tribune celebrated the best in architecture in 2018, including the US Pavilion's Dimensions of Citizenship and Jeanne Gang's energy efficient green building, Solstice on the Park. 

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A new gallery space Space p11, directed by Associate Professor and Director of Architecture, Interior Architecture and Designed Objects Jonathan Solomon and David L. Hays, associate professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will bring artistic design and performance to Chicago's Pedway. 

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SAIC Assistant Professor Ann Lui was named one of Crain's Chicago Business 40 under 40 for her architecture and design practice. 

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SAIC faculty Abigail Glaum-Lathbury and Pete Oyler were recently featured in Newcity's Designed Objects issue. 

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