Nierenberg Chair

Design’s Peter Scupelli Begins Tenure as Nierenberg Chair

Carnegie Mellon University's School of Design is honored to announce that Peter Scupelli has been named as the 2019-2022 Nierenberg Chair. Peter Scupelli is the Founder and Director of the Learning Environments Lab and is currently teaching required undergraduate and graduate-level courses in the School of Design. During his three-year tenure as the Nierenberg Chair, Scupelli plans to focus on sharing the sustainability centered courses that he has developed at CMU with the world as open-source teaching resources.


Alumnus Russell Singer 3D Prints Kickstarter Success

Russell Singer, an Industrial Design Alumnus from Carnegie Mellon University's School of Design (BDes '09), recently launched a successful Kickstarter campaign with his company, Singer Personal Audio, for customizable 3D printed, high quality home audio products.

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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