Last month, Chair and Professor Giovanni Migliaccio was invited to lecture at the University of Guadalajara, through the Centro Universitario de la Costa, as a keynote for the Matute Remus Cathedra 2023. Focusing his speech on administration methods, administration vs. bidding and contracting, the status of administration methods in the US, classification of administration methods, status of administration methods in the US, and separate contracting of design and construction services”, among other topics. Migliaccio’s broad focus and establishment of the landscape of construction contracts internationally and in the U.S. reinforces the importance of creativity, understanding of internationally differing perspectives, and innovation.
This Fall, construction management students, Jacob Best, Austin Chang, and Eddie Gammon were awarded support from the Andrew Eker Endowed Scholarship. This scholarship transforms the possibilities for our transfer students.
Two UW CM Department teams competed at the annual NWCCC (Northwest Construction Consumer Council) Student Bid Competition, affectionately known as the “Battle in Seattle”. The “UW Construction Company” team, led by Anik Das, was recognized for their innovative ideas that included an onsite concrete batch plant and a QR code inventory tracking system.