This year's Thesis Festival Keynote speaker was Leadership, Ethics, and Professional Practice teacher Munawar Ahmed. Munawar is a design and technology consultant, and founding partner at Bluprint. Her work over the last 17 years has spanned brand development, digital strategy, user experience design, workflow streamlining, data modeling, and large-scale back-end system implementations.
Alum Kohzy Koh, along with Products of Design students Gahnee Kang, and Doug Fertig, won the Runner Up Service Design Award at Core77 Design Awards for Sift, their platform that helps canners quickly figure out which containers can be returned for money in their state, while establishing a stronger connection between recycling center and canner.
Students Elushika Weerakoon, Paola Rangel, and Uijun Park's Kiwi, a mobile application scanner for physical textbooks that enhances the reading experience for high school students, has been selected as one of very few university projects to be funded as part of the 2016-2017 Verizon Challenge.
Edited by Gareth Cook, and with an introduction by Radiolab’s Robert Krulwich, The Best American Infographics of 2016 is the fourth and final volume in the series and features alum Christopher Cannon, faculty Now Younse, and faculty emeritus Nicholas Felton.
If you’ve given thought to attending graduate school in interaction design, the deadline for applications is fast approaching: January 15, 2017.
Two Class of 2015 alumni, Amy Wu and Luke Stern, were featured in the past week's New York Times Magazine in a story titled "Makeover Mania - Inside the 21st-Century Craze for Redesigning Everything."
David Al-Ibrahim, Kohzy Koh, and Elushika Weerakoon's Readi is amongst a collection of student projects Fast Co.Design have called the most innovative student projects of the year.
Meet the 19 students who will make up the Class of 2018. Today we highlight our final four students: Tyler Gumb, Wei Ting (Wilson) Kuo, Young Jang, and Yue (Lilian) Yuan.