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Infographic: Public Interest Design 100 in association with the College of Design and funding partner Tandus Flooring introduce the “Public Interest Design 100.” This first-of-its-kind list profiles individuals or teams in each of 10 categories, including ambassadors, connectors, educators (no. 32 Dean Tom Fisher), facilitators, funders, makers, organizers, policymakers, promoters, and visualizers. Although not necessarily architects or designers, these are all people uniquely working at the intersection of design and service–be it at a product, place, or process scale. This list is focused on the U.S., as a subsequent and corresponding infographic will look internationally.For more information visit and follow @pubintdesign.More stories about public interest design:Infographic: A History of Public Interest Design Infographic: Social Impact Design Summit John Cary (BA Arch ’99) Speaking at…

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Call for Nominations: The Margot Siegel Design Award

The Goldstein Museum of Design is pleased to announce a new award for emerging designers – The Margot Siegel Design Award. This award will be presented annually to a designer who represents innovation in his/her field and has yet to receive major recognition. The Siegel Design Award has been developed to propel new design through recognition of outstanding ideas, public service, and collaborative thinking. The winner of the Siegel Design Award will receive an all-expense paid trip to the Twin Cities to speak at the College of Design and be presented with a check for $2,000. Margot Siegel, a long time supporter of the Goldstein Museum of Design, established this fund to recognize the importance of design in enhancing the…

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Monday Minute, October 22, 2012: College Advisory Board Recap

Dear Colleagues,Last Friday we held our first college advisory board meeting of FY13.  Thanks to those who participated in the day and in its planning.  There are a couple items that struck me during the day that I wanted to share with each of you.One, our board members were continually impressed by how our college has come together over the last 6 years.  Many have been on our board since day one and each time we meet they find new and interesting things to be excited about.  That is a testament to each of you and I thank you for your hard work and dedication in that combined effort.Two, when I asked the group what they need and look for…

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