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Designing for Every Body

Human Body: A Wearable Product Designers Guide

When Professor Emeritus Karen LaBat met medical doctor Karen Ryan they found that they shared a passion for improving the design of wearable products so that all people can enjoy safe, fully functional, and innovative products. In this interview they discuss their work and the release of their book Human Body: A Wearable Product Designer’s Guide.

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Dean Strohecker to Participate in National Executive Leadership Working Meeting

Dean Carol Strohecker

Dean Carol Strohecker is among 50 invitees selected to participate in the National Executive Leadership Working Meeting on Integration in Higher Education.

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From Textiles to Trees

Abby Sue Fisher (Ph.D ‘92 Textiles & Clothing) never planned to work for the National Park Service (NPS). But a few days after submitting her dissertation on racial identity and appearance in colonial Mexico, she accepted a job as a regional museum specialist in the NPS midwest office. While she wasn’t working with textiles, she drew from experience with historic preservation […]

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