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Image: Caption: Web team working on prior to launch. 09/11/2013 School of Design at CMU Launches New, Responsive Website The School of Design has launched a new Website that was designed and produced almost entirely by our own students, staff, and faculty. The new... more
Image: Caption: New Programs 09/02/2013 School of Design Announces New Curricula & Programs Terry Irwin, Head of the School of Design along with faculty leadership, announces the launch of new programs and curriculua for fall 2014. This... more
Image: Caption: New Facilities 09/01/2013 New ‘Master Suite’ Opens for Expanded Grad Program The School has recently opened a new facility for its graduate programs that features 4,300 sq. ft of space, a distance-learning classroom,... more
Image: Caption: Service Design 08/30/2013 Pittsburgh to Seattle by Way of Bangalore SL Rao received a Master of Design degree in Interaction Design in May 2013. Prior to starting a new job at Microsoft, she spent the summer in India... more
Image: Caption: Collaboration 08/25/2013 Alumni Helping Alumni Once in a while, the planets align and one alum connects with and hires a new alum. That happened last spring when Bonnie Siegler (Graphic Design... more
Image:  08/11/2013 Arnold Wasserman Joins Us as the 2013-14 Nierenberg Chair We are very pleased to announce that Arnold Wasserman has joined the School of Design as the 2013-2014 Nierenberg Chair.Arnold Wasserman is chairman... more
Image:  12/23/2012 Dylan Vitone Awarded Grant for Doha Photo Project We are pleased to announce that School of Design Associate Professor Dylan Vitone has been awarded a Berkman Faculty Development Grant for his Doha... more
Image:  06/19/2012 Designing Tote Bags for Food Bank Clients Sophomore Communication Design students in Kristin Hughes’ Decoding Place class designed tote bags using graphic patterns inspired by nature to raise... more
Image:  03/12/2012 Wayne Chung’s “Make Tools” Help LG Innovate Wayne Chung shows off a smartphone “make tool” used in a research project for LG Electronics, a global electronics and appliance manufacturer. The... more
Image:  12/05/2011 Rape Prevention Messaging Designed by Students, for Students In design, I don’t think there is a better possible outcome than this: a non-profit who gets a much-needed messaging make-over, and students who get... more

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