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.

Stacie Rohrbach Wins the Henry Hornbostel Teaching Award

Stacie Rohrbach, Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design, was recently award the Henry Hornbostel Teaching Award. The Hornbostel Award, which is the College of Fine Arts' annual recognition for teaching excellence, is named after Henry Hornbostel (1867 – 1961), 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. 

Remembering Ed Zagorski

Associate Professor Mark Baskinger remembers the life and work of Ed Zagorski, who passed away on January 10th.  The School of Design mourns his passing, celebrates his legacy, and acknowledges the influence he's had on our industrial design program/products track.

Remembering Bob Swinehart

With deep and profound sadness, the School of Design has recently learned of the passing of Professor Emeritus Bob Swinehart at the age of 78. Bob taught at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design, primarily in the areas of graphic and communication design, from 1974 until he retired into emeritus status in 2010.


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