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Bringing Inclusivity to Sports Apparel: An Interview with Alumna Sarah Klecker

A side profile of a wheelchair racing athlete

Sarah Klecker (BS ’17, Apparel Design) is putting her design degree to work creating functional apparel for athletes of all kinds. In her recent profile for Runner’s World magazine, she explains that being raised by two world-class runners fueled both her athletic and academic pursuits.

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Voices for Rural Resilience: An Interview with Anna Claussen (MLA ‘07)

Sunrise in rural Minnesota.

After almost a decade of practice in urban design, Anna Claussen (MLA ’07) broke out of traditional practice to explore how sociopolitical issues relate to surrounding landscapes. Her passion and industry experience motivated her to found Voices for Rural Resilience, an advocacy group seeking climate solutions for underserved rural communities.

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Apparel Design Partnership Creates Zero-Waste Fabric System

Apparel Design students learn about Winsome Goods.

To become more sustainable, Winsome Goods founder Kathryn Sieve (B.S. ‘11, Apparel Design) knew she had to find a way to incorporate the leftover fabric scraps from her products into usable items. After discussing the problem with instructor Lindsey Strange it became clear that it was the perfect research project for students to tackle.

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