Thomas Merriman Wins Henry Hornbostel Teaching Award

Thomas Merriman, a Teaching Professor at Carnegie Mellon University's School of Design, just received the Henry Hornbostel Teaching Award this past April. The Hornbostel Award, which is the College of Fine Arts' annual recognition for teaching excellence, is named after Henry Hornbostel, the first Dean of the College of Fine Arts and the architect and designer of several Carnegie Mellon University buildings including the College of Fine Arts Building, Baker Hall, Doherty Hall, Hammerschlag Hall and Margaret Morrison Carnegie Hall.

Students Win Geothermal Design Challenge

Marisa Lu, Tiffany Lai and Susie Lee, three rising sophomores from Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design, won the grand prize in the 2016 Geothermal Design Challenge. The competition was sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy Geothermal Technologies Office, in partnership with the Center for Advanced Energy Studies and the Idaho National Laboratory. Teams explored the future of geothermal energy by designing an infographic to tell a compelling story.

Design Students Make the Final Four at CHI 2016

A team of students from Carnegie Mellon University's School of Design was one of four finalists at the Student Design Competition at CHI 2016, in San Jose, CA. The team, consisting of Design seniors Yooyoung Ko and Ismael Sobek, as well as HCI master’s students Min Kyung Kim and Leeyat Slyper, made it to the finals with their project “LifeKey”, an emergency communication tool for the deaf.

17 Design Students Recognized at Awards Ceremony

Students, faculty and staff gather to celebrate learning, discoveries, colorful failures, problem-solving and hard work.


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