Fall 2012
The Nautilus

In this issue of The Nautilus

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Feature Story

Detroit Works long-term plan nears unveiling

Find out how the School's Detroit Collaborative Design Center helped turn a year's worth of community input into a blueprint for the economic, social and physical redevelopment of the city of Detroit. Read

Studios for Scholars update

The School continues to pursue a project to dramatically improve the working conditions for Architecture students inside the design studios, raising funds and holding a design charette to generate ideas. Read

Building renovation begins in Volterra, Italy for Residential College

The Volterra/Detroit Foundation celebrates the beginning of work to renovate an 18th-century building in Volterra, Italy for use as an international residential college. Read

School news

Grant helps to fund DCDC's Detroit Works Project; TAP Gallery project featured in media; Lecture Series 2012 / 2013; Architectural Design Summer Camp 2013. Read

Alumni, faculty and student news

Read about some of the recent achievements by School of Architecture alumni, faculty and students. Read

Dean's letter to alumni

A letter to alumni from Will Wittig, dean of the UDM School of Architecture. Read

Update your information on the Online Community

Have you recently moved? Do you want to receive Spiritus, our alumni magazine? Do you want to be aware of the events planned for our alumni? Make sure to update your contact information on the UDM Online Community.

Save the Date: Homecoming 2013!

It is time to plan on visiting McNichols and Livernois to celebrate Homecoming 2013! The Titan men’s basketball team will challenge University of Illinois at Chicago on Jan. 19 at 6:30 p.m. in Calihan Hall. An alumni tailgate will precede game. Stay-tuned for additional details!

UDM Online Community is going MOBILE!

Check out the new mobile version of the UDM Online Community! See what the mobile site has to offer by visiting the preview page. Let us know what you think!

Alumni Benefit: Recent graduate season ticket discount

Recent graduates of UDM are eligible for discounted basketball season tickets! To learn more, visit the UDM benefits page on Community.

Shopping for UDM graduates?

UDM has the perfect gift. We have U of D alumni and Mercy College of Detroit alumni t-shirts and U of D alumni ties. Find the order form on Community. Also, stop by the UDM Bookstore in the Student Center on the McNichols Campus for dozens of gift ideas!