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Understanding the Growing Field of Urban Design

By Lana Whitehead on December 20, 2017 in Innovative Design, Design

In 1917, the world population was under 2 billion; today in 2017, there are 7.5 billion people on the planet with continued population growth and rapid urbanization expected in coming decades. Today, more than half the people in the world live in urban areas, and that’s expected to grow to 70...

The 5-Year Career Outlook for Environmental Designers

By Lana Whitehead on December 14, 2017 in Innovative Design, Design

Designers have long considered the environment when planning, situating, conceptualizing, and building their designs. But only in the last 70 years has the positive impact of design on the natural and human worlds been brought into focused career mindsets, including:

  • Architecture
  • Urban Design
  • ...

Kent State's Center for Architecture and Environmental Design Receives Brick in Architecture "Best in Class" Award

By Kristin Slomiany on December 6, 2017 in Innovative Design, Design, Graduate School Information & Events

The 2017 Brick in Architecture Awards named Kent State University’s Center for Architecture and Environmental Design as “Best in Class” for the Educational (Higher Education) category. The awards honored 35 winners for their incorporation of clay brick in their designs.

Three Kent State Alums Pursue “Nontraditional” Careers in Fundraising

By Alexandra Gray on November 29, 2017 in Graduate Student Stories

Many students in Kent State’s School of Library and Information Science have traditional dreams of working in a library. Some may already be working in libraries, and they’re seeking a degree in order to advance in the profession. 

More and more alumni of the Master of Library and Information...