University announces 2017 commencement speaker


The President and Governors of the University of West Terrier are pleased to announce that Vadim Kobras will deliver the 2017 UWT Commencement Address.

Vadim Kobras has served for the past decade as Chief Architect of Fleck + Stone, the firm he co-founded in 2004. Among the firm’s notable achievements are the design of The Institute for the Study of Mammalian Life, The Burrow Theatre, and The Park Museum. Most recently, Kobras designed the multi-level 2017 Groundhog Day prognostication pad.

A proud UWT alumnus who holds a degree in history as well as in design, Kobras helped to establish the UWT School of Architecture and in 2015 he accepted an ongoing guest lectureship. A passionate champion of his own species and its accomplishments, Kobras established the group, BeaverBoosters. He is currently at work on a book about Beaver architecture.