Author Archives: Amelia Narigon

Owning Up: Racism and Housing in Minneapolis

Opening Night of Owning Up

On display at the Hennepin History Museum, Owning Up: Racism and Housing in Minneapolis explores the history of racial housing discrimination in Minneapolis through the stories of three black families. Created by heritage studies and public history graduate students Denise Pike and Kacie Lucchini Butcher, with help from Augsburg University graphic design students, Owning Up demonstrates the lasting effects of structural discrimination.

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Designing for Good: Students Make Global Impact

Girls at Blue House Uganda prepare to try on their new clothes.

This fall, the students in Professor Lucy Dunne’s technical apparel design studio course will once again create new garments for vulnerable girls in Uganda. This is made possible only through the support of alumni and friends of the College of Design, whose donations help purchase materials and cover shipping costs to the girls at Blue House Uganda.

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Gendering Architecture, Architecting Gender

Gendering Architecture, Architecturing Gender Poster

Created by the Women in Architecture Student Organization (WIASO), the latest exhibition in Rapson Hall’s HGA Gallery, “Gendering Architecture, Architecting Gender,” shines a spotlight on historic and contemporary female architects.

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