U-Idaho’s College of Art and Architecture to Host Summer Design Week for High School Students

Tuesday, April 9 2013


MOSCOW, Idaho – High school students with aspirations of becoming the next big artists, architects or virtual designers may sign-up now for a one-week intensive interdisciplinary design experience at the University of Idaho’s College of Art and Architecture’s Summer Design Week experience on the Moscow campus..

Summer Design Week will take place July 7-13 at the University of Idaho main campus. Students will explore career paths in the fields of architecture, virtual technology and design, art and design, landscape architecture, and interior design.

“Students will learn how design adds significant value to today’s competitive business world and how design can increase quality of life,” said Phil Mead, director of the University of Idaho’s Summer Design Week.

Design Week participants will experience life as a University of Idaho student. They’ll live in campus housing with current graduate student mentors. In addition, participants are eligible to receive university credit for attending.

“Students will engage in a dynamic curriculum around daily hand’s-on design studios that expose them to the many facets of design through design challenges, workshops, lectures and recreation time as well,” said Mead.

Participants must apply for the workshop by May 10. For more information, visit www.uidaho.edu/caa/design-week.
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