Students giving a presentation in MMCH 203

On Monday, January 8th, Peregrine Mission One, the first privately funded lunar lander by Pittsburgh’s Astrobotic Technologies, achieved lift off at 2:18am from Cape Canaveral carried by ULA’s Vulcan Centaur rocket. On board the lunar lander were an assortment of payloads. The MoonArk, a cultural marker that combined the arts, humanities, sciences and technologies to help tell the story of humankind, was one of the most precious and important payloads.

February 12, 2024

A team of School of Design seniors recently launched Lemon, a student-run publication that aims to showcase student work ranging from fine arts, performance, music, design, architecture and literature. As the team gears up to release its second issue this spring, we caught up with them to learn more about the inspiration behind Lemon and what we can expect from the magazine in the future.

January 30, 2024

This year, Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design Master’s of Design student Kimberly Blacutt (MDes ’25), a registered Landscape Architect with a passion for shaping spaces that evolve and adapt, was chosen as the recipient the prestigious Hambrose Fellowship. Sponsored by Design Alumnus Harold Hambrose (BA ’89) and his wife Johanna Hambrose, both from the consulting firm Zenda, the Hambrose Fellowship will sponsor Blacutt through the duration of her academic career.

January 8, 2024
PhD in Transition Design

Hillary Carey is a designer, researcher, educator, and most recently, a PhD in Transition Design. Last month, Hillary successfully defended her dissertation, "Social Design Dreaming: Designing Future Visions of Racial Justice" here at Carnegie Mellon University's School of Design.

December 18, 2023

Carnegie Mellon University's School of Design is proud to announce that Christina (Yawen) Yang (MDes '25) has been named a 2023 - 2025 Swartz Entrepreneurial Fellow. The Swartz Entrepreneurial Fellowship fast-tracks the careers of Carnegie Mellon University's first year graduate students who are passionate about entrepreneurship in the technology arena.

November 2, 2023

In a world where businesses are constantly seeking ways to streamline their operations and boost productivity, Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design Alumni Lucas Ochoa and Gautam Bose (BDes '19) might have found the answer with their company, Automat.

October 12, 2023
Joseph Ballay Center for Design Fusion

Last week, the Joseph Ballay Center for Design Fusion debuted Containment, Care + Community, a six-day exhibition of work from earlier and more recent periods of pandemic life exploring social and spatial prospects for preventing contagion, providing care, and building community. The show was curated and directed by the School of Architecture’s Nida Rehman and was sponsored by Carnegie Mellon University’s Center for Arts in Society.

September 19, 2023