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Design Alumnus Named One of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in Social Entrepreneurship

Uriel Eisen, a graduate alumnus from Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design, along with his team at Rorus, inc have been selected for Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in Social Entrepreneurship. Rorus Inc. makes water filters for disaster relief and developing countries.

Design Alumnus Releases Book on UX Design Research

David Farkas, a dual degree graduate alumnus from Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design and the Human-Computer Interaction Institute (BFA & BS 2008), recently released his book UX Research: Practical Techniques for Designing Better Products. The book, which was co-authored with Brad Nunnally, serves as a primer and desk reference for product designers who need help with design research fundamentals.

Alumna Showcases Design for the Whitney Museum of American Art

Hilary Greenbaum, a Communication Design Alumna from CMU’s School of Design, serves as the Director of Graphic Design at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City. Her team just launched design.whitney.org, a new website which documents the work of the museum’s Graphic Design Department.

Design Alumna Launches Kickstarter for Morris the Reversible Fish

Rachel Ciavarella, an Industrial Design Alumna from Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design, recently launched a Kickstarter for Morris, an interactive stuffed animal that encourages you to turn him inside out and explore his innards. Morris, who is made out of 7 different fabrics from fleece to chiffon, was originally conceived as part of a project in the Experimental Form class at the School of Design.

Design Alumna Serves as Designer-In-Residence in Kortrijk

Graduates of Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design go on to a broad range of opportunities, applying the making and thinking skills they’ve learned here to diverse areas of work. Catherine Oldershaw, a 2016 graduate of the School of Design’s Masters of Arts in Design program, is one of three designers who were selected for a designers-in-residence program in Kortrijk, a city in West Flanders, Belgium.

Design Alumnus Curates the Interactive News

Alexander Cheek, a School of Design alumnus and an Assistant Professor of Design and Information Systems at Carnegie Mellon University, is the driving force behind the Interactive News, a visionary archive of the best examples of digital and interactive journalism today. The Interactive News serves as a resource for educators, journalists, and designers to see past and current practices in visual storytelling, data presentation, long-form narratives, and event-specific coverage.

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