Dean Strohecker to Participate in National Executive Leadership Working Meeting

Dean Carol Strohecker

Dean Carol Strohecker is among 50 invitees selected to participate in the National Executive Leadership Working Meeting on Integration in Higher Education.

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You’re Invited to Final Reviews

Final reviews

Join students, faculty, and staff at the College of Design for final presentations and receptions showcasing design projects and research from our various disciplines.

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Apparel Design Students Imagine Eco-Friendly Fashion Industry

Ian Harris' design for (RE)Generation

The global fashion industry is one of the most resource-intensive in the world. On Wednesday, April 25, apparel design students will re-imagine the industry and shine a light on its environmental impact at the Weisman Art Museum’s (RE)generation showcase.

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Reimagining Landscapes in the Age of Climate Change

Louisiana Marshland

Our planet’s changing climate will radically transform not only our landscapes but the industries that have developed around them. In her senior capstone, M.L.A student Rachel Valenziano explores how to redevelop areas of the Louisiana coastline that are currently used by the oil and gas industry.

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Guest Post: Finding Community with Product Design

Product design majors at their December review.

When people ask me what my favorite part of product design is I don’t even know where to start. Product design stole my heart from the beginning. When I came to the University of Minnesota, I hadn’t planned to major in product design. But the first course I took, Toy Product Design, made me realize that this is what I wanted to do for the rest of my life.

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Empire State of Mind

Retail Merchandising Students in front of the Brooklyn Bridge

Home to some of the largest and most important clothing designers and retailers in the world, New York City looms large in the imagination of any design student. This year, 17 retail merchandising and apparel design students had the chance to spend their spring break in the city that never sleeps and get a behind the scenes look at some of the biggest retailers in the world.

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Heritage Studies and Public History Graduate Program Awarded Mellon Foundation Grant

Close up version of redlining map from HOLC North side

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a $350,000 grant to the interdisciplinary Heritage Studies and Public History (HSPH) graduate program.

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Faculty Display Research at Annual Poster Session

Aerial view of East Bank

From redesigning patient hospital gowns to creating a better deep winter greenhouse, College of Design faculty and graduate students work on the forefront of design research. Find out more about our faculty’s recent work.

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Dream the Combine Wins 2018 Young Architects Program

Jennifer Newsom and Tom Carruthers of Dream The Combine. Hide & Seek. 2018. The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1’s Young Architects Program 2018, winner.

The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 have announced that Hide & Seek by Jennifer Newsom (Architecture) and Tom Carruthers of Dream The Combine, in collaboration with Clayton Binkley of ARUP, has been named the winner of the 2018 Young Architects Program.

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