Accomplishments: School of Architecture

April 11, 2023
Jung-Hwa Kim (Architecture) has been offered a 2023-2024 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship by the Library Company of Philadelphia and the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. The fellowship will support her project, “The Design and Use of the Wanamaker’s Department Store Rooftop in Philadelphia, 1910 to the 1920s.”
April 4, 2023
Adjunct faculty and alumna Lisa Ortega (Architecture) wrote Bill AB131, which calls for the state to have an Urban and Community Forestry program.  It has passed Assembly, and is on its way to the Senate for consideration.  Read more about the Bill on the State legislature website or at the Reno Gazette Journal.…
January 12, 2023
Junghwa Kim (Landscape Architecture) and colleagues recently published an article, "The Contents of Namsan Park Records at the Seoul Metropolitan Archives," in the Journal of the Korean Institute of Landscape Architecture. 
October 27, 2022
Tradition-Innovations in Art, Design, and Media Education Panel Kimberly G. James (Music), Kymberly Mellen (Theatre), Phillip Zawarus (Architecture), Olga Townsend (UNLV Art Alumna), Adam Paul (Film), Julian Kilker (JMS), Timothy Jones (Music), Morgan Iommi (NSC), Alethea Inns (OIT), and Yvonne Houy (College of Fine Arts) presented on "tradition…
October 10, 2022
UNLV College of Fine Arts Dean Nancy J. Uscher has begun her term as president of the International Council of Fine Arts Deans (ICFAD). ICFAD is a vehicle through which members share information and ideas that enhance the leadership of deans and associate deans, provosts and associate provosts, university presidents and other arts executives in…
September 14, 2022
Steffen Lehmann (Architecture) has published a new book titled, Reimagining the Library of the Future, published by ORO Editions. Lehmann was interviewed about his book in STIRworld, an architecture, art, and design magazine.  
August 26, 2022
Dak Kopec (Architecture) published the novel "Broken Boys Beyond Friendships." The novel tells the story of three young men navigating life in the early to mid-1990s. While the content is fictional, many of the situations and circumstances are based on real-life events.  
November 8, 2021
UNLV's Team Las Vegas will be honored Nov. 9 by the Nevada Conservation League with the Green Guardian Award for their strides in renewable energy during the U.S. Department of Energy's international Solar Decathlon sustainable homebuilding competition. The award recognizes those dedicated to increasing access to a healthier and cleaner…
November 5, 2021
Alfredo Fernandez-Gonzalez (Architecture) received the 2021 Leadership in Solar Architecture and Design Award from the American Solar Energy Society, which recognizes leaders in architecture and design who have made outstanding contributions related to the use of solar, low-energy, and sustainable design strategies. This award recognizes Fernandez…
May 14, 2021
Dak Kopec (Architecture) recently released the solo-authored textbook Person Centered Health Care Design published by Routledge. With more than 400 references and approximately 42 health conditions, this textbook is intended to assist architects and interior designers develop and design homes and public buildings based on individual health needs.…
April 8, 2021
Kimberly James, Timothy Jones, Phillip Zawarus, Sean Slattery, Olga Townsend, Genevieve Tremblay, Francisco Menendez, Adam Paul (all Fine Arts), Althea Inns, Ted Weisman (OIT), and Julian Kilker (Journalism and Media Studies) contributed to a national online conversation about Envisioning a Post-pandemic Future for Arts and Media Higher Education…
January 25, 2021
Jin Ouk Choi, Rajarshi Ghimire, Seungtaek Lee (all Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction) and Jin-Yeol Lee (Architecture), with Yong-Cheol Lee at the Louisiana State University, published a paper, "Combined Application of 4D BIM Schedule and an Immersive Virtual Reality on a Modular Project: UNLV Solar Decathlon Case," in the …