News: Archive 2011
16.05.2011 The Board of Aalto University has re-appointed Dean, Professor Petri Varsta for the School of Engineering for another one year period starting on January 1, 2012. In November, 2010, Professor Varsta was appointed as Dean for a one year period in 2011.
The new school to be called Aalto University School of Arts and Creativity: A name that reflects the common denominators
08.11.2011 The new school formed by the current Aalto University School of Art and Design and the Department of Architecture at the School of Engineering will begin to operate on the 1st of January 2012. Its name will be the Aalto University School of Arts and Creativity.
Aalto University listened to the voice of the community – the English and Swedish names of the new school were reviewed
28.11.2011 The current Aalto University School of Art and Design and the Department of Architecture at the Aalto University School of Engineering will combine forces and begin to operate as a new entity within the university on the 1 January 2012. Based on a decision made on 8 November 2011, the Finnish name for the new school will be Aalto-yliopiston taiteiden ja suunnittelun korkeakoulu.
08.12.2011 The colleagues around the world recommended that Aalto University’s architects should increase their numbers and intake instead of forming a new school with the School of Art and Design. However, the Department of Architecture took a different approach and the integration decision was made unanimously. What will the Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture offer architects? Will there be a difference compared to the current situation as part of the School of Engineering?