College of Design News

The Communications office writes and publishes news stories on the College of Design websites on an ongoing basis, promoting faculty and student research and achievements.


  • News (website, and departmental news pages): Supporters of the College of Design can subscribe to an RSS feed of the page or go to the page to read the latest We also share our news stories via our social media accounts and through our monthly e-news email. Departments and programs can submit news story ideas via our online form.
  • E-News (e-mail): a monthly opt-in e-newsletter, includes 5 stories we published directly to the web. Distributed to all College of Design faculty, staff, and students, as well as ~2,660 others, including the Dean’s Advisory Council, alumni, supporters, donors, and friends.
  • Around the O & Around the O Portland (ATO website,, and e-mail): In partnership with University Communications, stories of interest to the greater UO internal and external communities are written and published in ATO (distributed weekly on Wednesdays) and ATO PDX (distributed on the second and fourth Mondays of each month). ATO reaches faculty, staff, students, parents, alumni, donors, and community members. Once stories have appeared in the weekly news mailing, college-related stories are placed in the College of Design story section within ATO, and on the college’s news feed on the College of Design website.