PhD Candidate Aims to Bring ‘The Art of Democracy’ to Communities

Learn more about "The Art of Democracy", a startup co-founded by Michael Arnold-Mages, a PhD Candidate at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design. "The Art of Democracy" offers consulting services to organizations that need help planning and facilitating high-stakes conversations in civic, commercial or non-profit communities.

Cameron Tonkinwise, Director of Doctoral Studies, Relocating to Australia

Cameron Tonkinwise is leaving the School of Design at the end of this calendar year to take up the position of Full Professor at the University of New South Wales Art and Design in Sydney, Australia. Cameron will maintain a courtesy appointment at the School of Design and plans to return annually to review doctoral candidates and teach Design Studies intensives.

Presidential Innovation Fellows Tackle Nation’s Most Pressing Challenges

Carnegie Mellon Today recently featured an article on the Presidential Innovation Fellowships and its connections with Carnegie Mellon University. One of the current Fellows is Mitchell Sipus, a Ph.D. candidate here at the School of Design.

PhD Students Gather for Doctoral Symposium on In-Progress Work

Earlier this month, PhD Candidates from Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design and from other institutions across the country gathered to present and critique their in-progress work with their peers. This unique symposium invited proposals from individuals or groups that are conducting doctoral research in all areas of design practice, history and theory.


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