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Master’s Students Develop Scheduling Map for Brooklyn Laboratory Charter School

As K-12 schools head toward reopening in the fall, they face a range of unprecedented challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Many students will have experienced trauma and significant academic setbacks as a result of lockdowns, the possible impact of illness or loss of loved ones, and the sudden transition to remote learning in the spring. Preventing the spread of the virus will require new processes and classroom configurations. This summer, a team of Master’s students from Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design is working with Dezudio, a design firm led by Adjuncts of Practice Raelynn O’Leary and Ashley Deal, to support a series of planning initiatives for the Brooklyn Laboratory Charter School to openly share their fall 2020 plans.

Master’s Students Win Core77 Design Award

Master’s Students from Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design recently received the Student Notable Consumer Technology Award for their design of Chef, a conversational AI for culinary experiences, as part of the Core77 2020 Design Awards. Chef is a multi-platform conversational assistant for Blue Apron designed to provide a streamlined and personalized cooking experience. 

Master’s Students Design Mobile Apps for Choosing Contraceptive Methods

As part of their Introduction to Interaction Design Studio course, students in the Master of Arts in Design program spent 7 weeks designing a mobile experience for choosing a contraceptive method in conjunction with the Center for Women’s Health and Research Innovation at the University of Pittsburgh.

Stacie Rohrbach Begins Tenure as Director of Graduate Studies

In June 2019, Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design named Stacie Rohrbach as the Director of Graduate Studies for the MDes, MPS, and MA programs. Rohrbach is an Associate Professor who teaches Designing Experiences for Learning, Communication Design Theory and Practice, Design Studio and Thesis Preparation courses for students across the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs.

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