University of Virginia: School of Architecture

Other Opportunities

  • The GREEN Program - Now Accepting Applications

The GREEN Program is the premiere experiential learning program for future clean energy and sustainability leaders. The short-term immersion programs take students on adventures to the epicenters of clean tech, sustainability and innovative industries.

  • Engage in hands-on, experiential education with industry experts and professionals
  • Behind the scenes access to innovative clean energy facilities and sustainability projects
  • Supercharge your resume with a global perspective and unique cultural experience 
  • Network and develop relationships with powerhouse student leaders and professionals
  • Bridge the gap between traditional "textbook learning" and real-time industry insight
  • World-class "Bucket list" adventure excursions
  • Earn transferable credit with a transcript during our 8-10 day programs

Take a step out of the classroom and experience the clean energy and sustainabilty industries, while having the adventure of your life with The GREEN Program.

Application and Registration

You will be notified within 24 to 48 hours of submitting an application if you are accepted into the program. Registration is rolling, there is not a deadline as to when you can apply, but program space is limited. If interested, please submit your application or please visit here for more information.

  • 2014 Sherwin-Williams Student Design Challenge

Welcome to the Sherwin-Williams STIR Student Design Challenge — celebrating excellence in residential and commercial design by design students in the U.S. and Canada (see contest rules for eligibility details).

What it’s about

The contest has two categories: residential design and commercial design. The top winner from each category will receive a $2,500 cash prize. Second-place winners will win a $1,000 cash prize, and third-place winners will win a $500 cash prize. 

The two first-place winners will also have their work featured in the 2014 edition of STIRmagazine. All winners will be featured on our Sherwin-Williams for Design Pros Facebook page

Who may enter

Students may enter as individuals or as a design team. With a team entry, one student must be designated as the team contact.

Challenge categories

Residential design and commercial design. You can submit designs for a single room or an entire structure. Examples of commercial projects include (but are not limited to) a retail space, a healthcare facility, a hotel, a spa or a restaurant.


Contest is open to projects of all kinds, though each entry must use a minimum of three Sherwin-Williams colors (of the student’s choice). Only projects using Sherwin-Williams colors will qualify


Load up to three CAD or other illustrated files directly to this site, along with your supporting info.


Jackie Jordan, director of color marketing, Sherwin-Williams — and a notable judge to be named soon!


Contest is open for entries March 1–April 15, 2014.

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