Design Week Schedule - Spring 2021

It's Design Week for the Spring 2021 Semester! Check out our schedule of virtual shows and presentations and get information on how to attend.

Dina El-Zanfaly Named Google Research Scholar

Dina El-Zanfaly, an Assistant Professor at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design, was recently named a Research Scholar by Google. The Research Scholar Program aims to support early-career professors who are pursuing research in fields relevant to Google and provides unrestricted gifts to support research at institutions around the world, and is focused on funding world-class research conducted by early-career professors. El-Zanfaly is one of six CMU professors to win the award this year and is the first representative to come from the College of Fine Arts.

L. Arthi Krishnaswami Helps Launch School Vaccine Hub

L. Arthi Krishnaswami recently served as the project lead for the newly launched School Vaccine Hub. Launched by Brooklyn Laboratory Charter Schools (LAB) and, School Vaccine Hub is designed to be a centralized platform with credible vaccine information, accompanying lesson plans and curricular tools that schools can use to promote the uptake of COVID-19 vaccinations while addressing fears and concerns about vaccines in America's diverse public school communities.

Design Students Found CMU Chapter of SEDS

Master's Students John Baldridge (MPS '21), Matt Geiger (MPS '21) and Will Rutter (MPS '22) recently founded a CMU chapter of Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS), an international student organization whose purpose is to promote space exploration and development through educational and engineering projects. They foster the development of future leaders and contributors in the expanding space industry.


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