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Alumni
01/30/2017

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... more
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12/20/2016

Alumna Showcases Design for the Whitney Museum of American Art

Hilary Greenbaum, a Communication Design Alumna from Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design (2001), serves as the Director of Graphic Design... more
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12/01/2016

Design Alumna Launches Kickstarter for Morris the Reversible Fish

Rachel Ciavarella, an Industrial Design Alumna from Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design (BDes ’15) who currently works within Apple's R... more
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11/02/2016

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... more

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Design alumni have been very generous in arranging for their companies to host alumni gatherings. We’re grateful for their generosity in hosting and providing comfortable spaces to mix and mingle, and letting us provide an update on the School of Design. Over the past year, we’ve held gatherings at:

New York City, Siegel+Gale, April 2013: 
Mary Quandt (MDes ’99), host

San Francisco, PinterestMarch 2013: 
Justin Edmund (BFA, CD ’11), host

Silicon Valley, Bould Design, July 2012: 
Fred Bould & Sushma Patel (BFA, ID ’87 & GD ’88), hosts

Some of you may have missed the listing of the 75 Best Designers in Technology, which included six of our recent undergrad alumni. Was 2011 a magical year or what?

Albert Yi (CD ’11), Vivian Wang (CD ’11), Justin Edmund (CD ’11), Julius Tarng (ID ’11), David Yen (ID ’11), Sabrina Majeed (CD ’10)

Also published last spring was “Dialogues With Creative Legends: Aha Moments in a Designer’s Career” by David Calvin Laufer (BFA Graphic Design, ’72).

Kelly Nash (MDes, 2012) and James Liu (MDes, 2011) were married in April 2013, with Kristin Hughes officiating. Kelly is at Citrix, while James is at Mercedes Benz R&D.

Lauren Chapman (MDes, 2011) and Miguel Ruiz were married in early August 2013. Lauren is a designer at Maya Design in Pittsburgh.