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Community Outreach

Program Memberships and Affiliations

  • Architecture Research Centers Consortium (ARCC)
  • Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA)
  • Council of Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) for interior design program
  • SEC Deans of Architecture
Each semester nationally recognized speakers address a department-wide audience with advisory board and practicing professionals from the community. They also participate in mock interviews and student critiques of thesis projects. Two endowments from generous donors support the speaker series:

Year Sponsor Speaker
2018 Williams Jessica and Aaron Senne of Studio Lark, St Louis
2017 Healy Bob Blaha of HOK, St Louis
2017 Williams Tracy Stearns of HOK, Kansas City
2016 Williams James L. Cutler of Cutler Anderson Architects, Idaho
2016 Healy Laura Hartman of Ferneau & Hartman Architects, Inc., Berkeley, CA
2015 Williams Charles Rose of Charles Rose Architects, MA
2015 Healy Bill Zahner of Zahner Company, KC
2014 Williams Ron Rochon of Miller Hull Partnership, Seattle
2014 Healy Jon Otis of Pratt Institute, NY
2013 HES Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi author on creativity including Flow
2013 Healy Andrew Herdeg of Lake/Flato, TX
2012 Williams Marlon Blackwell of Marlon Blackwell Architects, Fayetteville, AR
2012 Healy Dan Maginn and David Dowell of el dorado, KC
2011 Williams Sarah Susanka author of Not So Big House series, Raleigh, NC
2011 Healy *Antoine Predock of Andrew Predock Architect, NM
2010 Williams Loukas Kalisperis of Penn State
2010 Healy Bernard J Cywinski of Bohlin, Cywinski, Jackson, PA
2009 Williams James P. Cramer of Greenway Group, Inc and DesignIntelligence, CO
2009 Healy Alan Maskin of Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects, Seattle
2008 Williams Taryn Mead of Biomimicry Guild, CO
2007 Williams *Bob Berkebile of BNIM, KC
2006 Exec Res Carolyn Miller of AI, Chicago
2006 Williams Peter B MacKeith of Washington University, KC
2005 Exec Res Bob Blaha of HOK, St. Louis
2004 Exec Res Linda Loewenstein, Lawrence Group StL
2004 Exec Res John Eyler & Stracy Stearns of Heilein Schrock Stearns Architecture + Design of KC
2003 Exec Res Michelle O’Toole, O’Toole Design Associates, StL
2002 Exec Res Bob Simmons and Carol Napper designers give tour of MU Cornell Hall
2001 Exec Res Gregory E. Blackburn, Principal, Anshen + Allen, San Francisco
2001 Exec Res Ron Kemnitzer, Designer of Bola Chair
2000 Exec Res Saleh Uddin, MU new professor in design communications and digital media
1999 Exec Res Fred Schmidt of The Environments Group, Chicago
1998 Exec Res Paul Brayton of Brayton Designs and Brayton International Furniture, NC
1998 Exec Res Suzonna Moore, GSA – Capitol Hill Interior Design, Wash DC
1997 Exec Res Diann Hillix, Project Manager, Real Estate Division of Sprint, KC
1997 Exec Res Stephanie Graham of HNTB, KC

Exec Res: Executive in Residence 1997 – 2006

HES: HES Margaret Mangel Lectureship, Department, & Mizzou Advantage 2013

Williams: Carol Ann Williams Lecture in Design Endowment 2006 – date

Healy: Marcia Wehrle Healy and Robert N. Healy Interior Design & Architecture Lecture Endowment 2009-date

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