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10/13/2016

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... more
09/21/2016

Jody Lange, Design Alumna, Passes Away

The School of Design is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Jody Lange at the age of 65. Jody was a Communications Planning and... more
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05/31/2016

School of Design Alumna Co-Authors Book on Visualizing Financial Data

Julie Rodriguez, an Alumna of Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design (Industrial Design ’99), has recently co-authored a new book on data... more
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02/10/2016

Capital One event “People + Money” analyzes our relationship with money

The Tartan, Carnegie Mellon University's student-run newspaper, recently covered the "People & Money" event hosted by Capital One on campus. The... 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.