Author Archives: Amelia Narigon

Trust What You Know: An Interview with Genell Ebbini

An aerial view of Nizwa Oman.

Now in its sixth year, gb&d magazine’s Women in Sustainability Leadership Awards recognizes women who make a difference in the world through sustainability. This year, the College of Design’s Assistant Professor Genell Ebbini received the honor due in part to her work on sustainability issues in Jordan.

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New Center for Retail Design and Innovation Opens

Sign for Center for Retail Design and Innovation

Designed to connect retail industry professionals with faculty and students, the new Center for Retail Design and Innovation (CRDI) brings a unique design thinking approach to retail industry problems.

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Researchers Invent Shape-Changing Textiles Powered Only by Body Heat

Invention of shape-changing textiles powered only by body heat

A new study led by researchers at the University of Minnesota’s Design of Active Materials and Structures Lab (DAMSL) and Wearable Technology Lab (WTL) details the development of a temperature-responsive textile that can be used to create self-fitting garments powered only by body heat.

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