Dan Pitera has bid farewell to the University of Detroit Mercy to pursue a prestigious career opportunity at Harvard University—and the School of Architecture couldn’t be happier. That’s because the Detroit Collaborative Design Center director will be back in fall 2006 with a wealth of new ideas for the Design Center and for Detroit.
Pitera learned recently that he has been named a Loeb Fellow at Harvard University’s School of Design. He’ll leave for Massachusetts at the end of the summer after completing a summer sabbatical in Italy, where he will teach in the School of Architecture’s study abroad program.
Grant funding will help School develop
brand new master’s program
The School of Architecture recently learned that it will receive funding from the 3M Foundation through its Vision Grant Initiative to help the School develop a Master of Community Development degree.
It’s always a banner year
for Paul Britten
Paul Britten ’85, knows that thinking big is good thinking. As a “starving” freshman studying architecture, Britten earned extra money by painting banners for fraternity parties and other campus events.
Changes to master’s re-titling
This update is to notify those participating in or those who wish to participate in the master’s re-titling program of changes that may affect timely completion of the program.