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PhD Researchers Launch Design in Transition Podcast

PhD Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University's School of Design have just released episode one of "Design in Transition / Diseño en Transición Podcast," a bilingual podcast about designing for systems level change toward more sustainable and equitable futures. PhD Candidates Sofía Bosch Gomez, Marysol Ortega Pallanez, Silvana Juri, Erica Dorn and undergrad Thomas Youn (BDes '21) want Design in Transition to be a space to talk about the transitions design is taking in practice when it's concerned with the complex and interconnected challenges societies face today.

Silvana Juri Awarded Steinbrenner Fellowship to Advance Environmental Research

Silvana Juri, a PhD Researcher at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design, was recently awarded a fellowship from the Steinbrenner Institute for Environmental Education and Research at Carnegie Mellon University. The Steinbrenner Institute fellowship program “provides support to exceptional, second-year Carnegie Mellon students who work on cutting-edge environmental research.”

Celebrating our 2019 PhD Cohort

At the end of the 2019 semester, Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design was honored to award four PhDs in Transition Design to our candidates, Ahmed Ansari, Stephen Neely, Anne Burdick and Kakee Scott.

Ahmed Ansari Featured in Victor Papanek: The Politics of Design

This past November saw the release of Victor Papanek: The Politics of Design, which is an overview of the life and work of designer Victor Papanek and a collection of essays and interviews on his life and work.  One of the interviews features Ahmed Ansari, a PhD Candidate from Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design, along with his colleague Danah Abdullah, as they were interviewed by Erika Pinner on their views on design education today and decolonising design education.

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