The MFA in Interaction Design program trains students to research, analyze, prototype, and design concepts in their business, social, and cultural contexts.

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"Relay" Wins Fast Company's "Innovation by Design Award" for Student Category
Alum Nour Malaeb's Ongoing Exploration of Assistive Robotic Furniture

An Evening with Jay Parkinson, Sherpaa

October 17, 2018 – 6:00pm

An Evening with Andrew Schmidt, Slack

November 7, 2018 – 6:00pm

An Evening with Kat Holmes, and Google

December 5, 2018 – 6:00pm

The two-year graduate program explores the strategic role of interaction design in shaping everyday life, and intends to increase the relevancy of design to business and society so designers can make a difference. It seeks to cultivate interaction design as a discipline and further its visibility as a community of practice.

Where we stand in the history of the future is a tremendous opportunity for the design of interactions. We invite all to participate as students, as teachers, as collaborators, and as citizens.

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Student Bloggers

The class of 2019 has returned to classes. After a summer at companies like Facebook, Alibaba and Mircosoft our second year are back in the swing of things and prepping for their thesis projects. Student blogger Jason Branch updates.

Student Bloggers

How can people learn to hack their environments to make everyday tasks simpler, more fun, or more convenient? Holly Cohen and John Schimmel spoke to IxD about how creativity and the maker mindset can change lives through assistive technology.

News & Updates

Alum Nour Malaeb's won the student category of Fast Company's "Innovation by Design Awards" for his thesis project "Relay." We spoke to him a little about his inspiration for the project and what's next for Relay.

News & Updates

Meet the 16 students who will make up the Class of 2020. Today we introduce you to the final four incoming students: Minjung Kim, Olivia Greco, Ravi Seethapathy, and Sofia Von Hauske Valtierra.

Upcoming Events

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An Evening with Andrew Schmidt, Slack

November 7, 2018

Join us for an evening with Andrew Schmidt, a Senior Product Writer at Slack, where he put words to buttons and makes software sound just a bit more human.… More Info

Open House 2018

November 9, 2018

You’re warmly invited to join us for the 2018 Open House! Spend your Friday evening considering your plans for fall 2019, and getting to know some of the l… More Info


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