Student Competitions

Design Students Win Deloitte Undergraduate Case Competition

This past February, Deloitte hosted its first ever Undergraduate Case Competition at Carnegie Mellon University. They received over 184 applications from all backgrounds and disciplines, and 64 students forming 16 teams were chosen to compete in a 3-day event. While the competition is traditionally dominated by business expertise, the all-design team comprising undergraduates Miranda Luong, Ian Shei, Jason Zhu, and Vicky Zhou took the prize for first place.

Faculty Research

Jonathan Chapman Featured in GreenBiz

The School of Design's Jonathan Chapman was recently featured in GreenBiz for their article "Playing for keeps: Is designing emotional durability the key to a circular economy?" The article, written by Lauren Phipps focuses on the concept of "emotional durability," a term coined by Chapman, and how it affects the items that we use.

Featured Video by Madison Headrick

On the 25th of September 2015, when the 193 Member States of the United Nations approved the 2030 Agenda, the 17 Sustainable Development Goals was also created. Communication Design Juniors in the Designing for Complex Communication Systems class were challenged to create 60-second videos that educate, challenge and inspire people on the importance of these Sustainable Development Goals. Madison Headrick's video explores the justice system and the problems ex-convicts face as they attempt to reenter society.

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