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Historic Preservation Program

Three UO architecture alumni, one instructor earn prestigious ‘Fellow’ distinction from national organization

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Three alumni from the UO Department of Architecture and one adjunct faculty member have earned the highest professional honor granted by the prestigious American Institute of Architects (AIA). 

Amy Miller Dowell, Ron van der Veen, Jay Raskin, and William Murray were elevated to the College of Fellows in the AIA during an investiture ceremony at the organization’s national convention in Philadelphia in May.

Amy Miller Dowell, Ron van der Veen, Jay Raskin, William Murray
Above left to right: Amy Miller Dowell, Ron van der Veen, Jay Raskin, and William Murray

Amy Miller Dowell has been an adjunct instructor in the UO’s Historic Preservation Program and Department of Architecture since 1994. Ronald van der Veen, BArch ’81, is a principal at NAC Architecture in Seattle, Washington. Jay Raskin, MArch ’82, heads his own practice, Jay Raskin Architect, in Portland, Oregon. William Murray, BArch ’87, is a principal at Pfeiffer Partners Architects in Los Angeles, California.

Story by A&AA Communications