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Sofía Bosch Gomez Presents at Transformation Trend Forum

Sofía Bosch Gomez, a PhD Researcher at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design, recently presented at the Transformation Trend Forum (TTF) on topics about how designers can face uncertainty and change as they tackle wicked problems by using Systems methodology. The TTF this year was organized by Dr. Xiangyang Xin, an alumnus of the School of Design (MDes ’02, PhD ’07).

Erica Dorn Awarded Alfred Landecker Democracy Fellowship

PhD Researcher Erica Dorn was recently awarded the Alfred Landecker Democracy Fellowship from the international non-profit Humanity in Action. The Fellowship “brings together 30 diverse leaders from Europe and the United States who spend one year working part-time on creating projects that reinvent democratic spaces, strengthen social cohesion and build community against the backdrop of COVID-19’s impact on democracy.”

PhD Researchers Launch Design in Transition Podcast

PhD Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University's School of Design have just released episode one of "Design in Transition / Diseño en Transición Podcast," a bilingual podcast about designing for systems level change toward more sustainable and equitable futures. PhD Candidates Sofía Bosch Gomez, Marysol Ortega Pallanez, Silvana Juri, Erica Dorn and undergrad Thomas Youn (BDes '21) want Design in Transition to be a space to talk about the transitions design is taking in practice when it's concerned with the complex and interconnected challenges societies face today.

Silvana Juri Awarded Steinbrenner Fellowship to Advance Environmental Research

Silvana Juri, a PhD Researcher at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design, was recently awarded a fellowship from the Steinbrenner Institute for Environmental Education and Research at Carnegie Mellon University. The Steinbrenner Institute fellowship program “provides support to exceptional, second-year Carnegie Mellon students who work on cutting-edge environmental research.”

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