Master's Students

Student Project Troika Featured on Medium

A team of Master’s Students from Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design were recently highlighted by Medium when their article, ‘How Might We Help People Become Better-informed Citizens?,’ was listed as a featured story on the website. The article documents the development of “Project Troika,” a framework of news aggregators. “Team Troika” consists of four current Master of Design students Jisoo Shon, Michelle Chou, Ranu Karanpuria, Sanika Sahasrabuddahe.

Systems Thinking

Students Release Booklet on Introduction to Systems Thinking

Students from the School of Design recently released a booklet detailing the work they did in their course “Introduction to Systems Thinking.” The course, co-taught by PhD Candidates Sofía Bosch Gomez and Francis Carter, leads students through a range of different approaches and methods to analyzing and describing complex human phenomenon, teaches them specific systems thinking techniques and terminologies for systems analysis, and making changes that they can assess for their impacts to those phenomena.

Featured Video by Madison Headrick

On the 25th of September 2015, when the 193 Member States of the United Nations approved the 2030 Agenda, the 17 Sustainable Development Goals was also created. Communication Design Juniors in the Designing for Complex Communication Systems class were challenged to create 60-second videos that educate, challenge and inspire people on the importance of these Sustainable Development Goals. Madison Headrick's video explores the justice system and the problems ex-convicts face as they attempt to reenter society.

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