University of Notre Dame Professor of Visual Communication Design Robert Sedlack was awarded The Rev. Anthony J. Lauck, C.S.C., Award.
This award is conferred on an alumnus/alumna who has exhibited outstanding accomplishments or achievements as a practicing artist. Fr. Lauck was the first honoree when this award was established in 2000. Sedlack is an associate professor of design at the University and owner of Sedlack Design Associates, an award-winning communications firm. He teaches undergraduate and graduate design students and his course work includes projects that tackle social issues such as discrimination, poverty, and voter participation. To connect students to the professional world of design, he hosts conferences and invites speakers, organizes frequent visits to design firms, and arranges trips to design shows, exhibits, and portfolio reviews. As a professional graphic designer, he is responsible for consultation service, design, and execution of a wide variety of print and interactive projects to the business and cultural community. Sedlack has received recognition from HOW, Graphis, Print, and the American Association of Museums, and was awarded a Cornerstone Peacebuilding Award by the Indianapolis Peace Institute.
Congratulations, Professor Sedlack!