School of Interiors 50th Anniversary – College of Design – 38°84° the power of place
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School of Interiors 50th Anniversary

The School of Interiors turned 50 in 2022!

To celebrate this milestone, mark your calendars for in-person and online events throughout the Fall 2022 semester. In-person events may also be attended virtually via Zoom. All times listed are Eastern Standard Time (EST).

50th Anniversary Exhibition

An exhibition of student, faculty and alumni work will take place during the month of October at several on-campus and online locations.


Alumni Networking Events

Monday, Oct. 17 | Noon
Tuesday, Oct. 18 | 5 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 19 | 8 a.m.
Free-wheeling Zoom conversations hosted by alumni about practice, design education, and life, with door prizes for best Zoom backgrounds. BYOB (bring your own beverage/lunch)

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Design Educators’ Conversation

Thursday, Oct. 20 | Time TBD | Zoom
Conversations facilitated by UK faculty on topics related to teaching and learning in the twenty-first century; this event will be recorded, with a follow-up report on the conversations.

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Keynote Presentation

Friday, Oct. 21 | 4 p.m. | Worsham Cinema (in UK Student Center) or via Zoom
Speaker TBD. Join us for a presentation by a leading design writer and enthusiast.

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Scholarship Fundraising Dinner & Awards

Saturday, Oct. 22 | 6-9 p.m. | Harris Ballroom (in UK Student Center) or via Zoom
Awards by decade in five categories; watch parties in Florida, Texas, Chicago, Seattle and more.

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Interiors 50th Anniversary Graphic

Be sure to follow the UK School of Interiors on Instagram, Facebook or LinkedIn for more information and updates regarding our 5oth anniversary celebration.