Category Archives: Product Design

Student Volunteers Aid MNmask Production Effort

A student working on making a mask.

Driven by the acute need for N95 masks in hospitals, faculty from the University of Minnesota’s College of Design, College of Science of Engineering, and medical school worked together to create two face mask designs that could be assembled using available materials.

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The Fire This Time: A Message From Dean Strohecker on the Murder of George Floyd

“The sociology, the history, the economics, the graphs, the charts, the regressions all land, with great violence, upon the body.” — Ta-Nehisi Coates in Between the World and Me (inspired by James Baldwin‘s The Fire Next Time).

Our CDes community is deeply pained by the murder of George Floyd and its aftermath. I hope you are able to take good care of yourselves and your families at this difficult time.

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