Category Archives: Alumni

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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Investing in Students, Investing in Green Infrastructure

Rendering of Mississippi River.

The Department of Landscape Architecture’s research assistants in practice program not only eases the financial burden for graduate students but acts as an important resource to move green infrastructure projects forward and better connect the Twin Cities to their natural surroundings.

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Tiny Homes Could Solve Big Problem in Duluth

Cabin Cooperative_Community Patio_Luke NIchols

Entitled The Cabin Cooperative, Luke Nichols’ capstone project proposes a plan to build affordable small-scale housing, or “tiny homes,” on vacant land located throughout the city of Duluth.

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