Fall 2006
The Nautilus

In this issue of The Nautilus

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Feature Story

Annual lecture series presents internationally renowned speakers

The School of Architecture has attracted a number of leaders in the field of Architecture to speak as part of its 2006-2007 "Great Lakes Fabricators Lecture Series." Read

Reehil Scholarship awarded to Brittany DesRochers

Architecture student Brittany DesRochers was named the first recipient of the Paul Reehil Endowed Scholarship. Friends and family started the scholarship fund in memory of alumnus Paul Reehil '67, '71, who died suddenly in 2003. Read

Architect Jana Cephas fulfills career goal in new position

For Assistant Professor of Architecture Jana Cephas, a day on the job as project manager at UDM's Detroit Collaborative Design Center means embracing unique challenges that bring her personal and professional gratification. Read

School of Architecture provides new perspective on Digital Media Studies Program

This summer, the School of Architecture added the Digital Media Studies program to its curriculum, which will allow Architecture students to explore studies in digital media from a fresh perspective. Read

Detroit Collaborative Design Center news

The DCDC as the subject of a documentary, and news of the Center's leaders. Read

Architecture + Health Care = career opportunities

Architecture students now have the opportunity to focus on health care design in collaboration with UDM's College of Health Professions. Read

Study Abroad students exhibit work

Students in the School of Architecture's Study Abroad programs in Poland and Italy show their work. Read

Dean's letter

A letter to alumni and friends from School of Architecture Dean Stephen Vogel. Read

Stay Connected

Giving to UDM

Please include UDM in your year-end philanthropy plans.  The tax laws intentionally encourage charitable giving. Because of the income tax charitable deduction, individuals who make their gifts by December 31 and itemize can significantly reduce their income taxes for 2006.

Also, check with your financial advisor about new opportunities and tax benefits of transferring distributions directly from your IRA to make a contribution to UDM.  See the UDM giving site.

Special Events

UDM Audio

Listen to special UDM presentations via UDMcasts. Recent recordings include innovation expert Larry Keeley and the Superior General of the Society of Jesus, The Very Reverend Peter-Hans Kolvenbach, S.J.

NCA Visit

UDM will undergo its 10-year institutional accreditation visit by the North Central Association (NCA), Jan. 29 - 31, 2007.  Find out more.

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