Hillier Lecture
Kathryn H. Anthony, ACSA Distinguished Professor, Illinois Architecture College of Fine & Applied Arts

This bi-annual lecture is presented by the Department of Design + Environmental Analysis (D+EA) as a gift from the Hillier family to promote discourse between interior design and architecture. This year Kathryn H. Anthony, Ph.D., ACSA Distinguished Professor, Illinois Architecture College of Fine & Applied Arts will give a lecture discussing her latest book: Defined by Design: The Surprising Power of Hidden Gender, Age, and Body Bias in Everyday Products and Places. Prior to the lecture, annual DEA student awards are presented.

Please apply online

CORNELL UNIVERSITY, Department of Design+Environmental Analysis, Ithaca, N.Y. seeks to fill two tenure-track positions. Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor. 50% research/ 50% teaching. Area of research specialization could include: Vulnerable Populations (examining design and its impact on underserved groups) or Living and Working Environments (examining the design and impact of educational, workplace, and residential settings). Areas of Coursework: undergraduate design studio, social science research methods, programming, sustainability, and environmental psychology / human factors. We seek evidence of excellence and innovation in research and design with a human-centered orientation. Please apply online Provide: letter of application, CV, at least 3 confidential letters of recommendation (uploaded by their authors), selected publications, portfolio of professional / creative work and design research, and evidence of teaching excellence. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Design+Environmental Analysis is a uniquely multi-disciplinary department composed of designers, ergonomists, facility planners, and environmental psychologists who are deeply committed to enhancing quality of life through a human-centered approach to design.

Professor Rhonda Gilmore receives 2018 Stephen H. Weiss Award

Cornell has recognized eight faculty members for excellence in their teaching of undergraduate students and contributions to undergraduate education. The Stephen H. Weiss Awards were announced Nov. 2 by President Martha E. Pollack at a meeting of the Cornell University Board of Trustees, following unanimous recommendation by a selection committee that considered 14 distinguished nominees in all. D+EA Professor Rhonda Gilmore was named Weiss Provost's Teaching Fellow.

2018 Pursuit
D+EA Pursuit 2018

Eleven firms came to campus to interview our undergraduate and graduate students.  Of the firms that participated, 14 DEA alumni returned to talk to current students about internships and full-time positions.  Alumni also offered feedback on the state of the profession and their needs for dynamic DEA graduates, mentioning the importance of human-centered design approaches to a growing list of client needs.  

CUSD Win Award for Architecture Work in Ghana
Eden Brachot

With the recent finalization of their design, Voices of African Mothers’ vision of building the school came closer to reality, and brought the NGO closer to achieving its larger mission of developing African nations through the empowerment and education of women and children. Eden Brachot ’15 is the director of marketing and outreach at VAM. To learn more, visit the Cornell Daily Sun article



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