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College of Design Welcomes New Interim DHA Department Head

The College of Design is pleased to introduce our new Interim DHA Department Head, Professor Hye-Young Kim. With a wealth of experience from her previous position as the Program Director for Retail Merchandising, Kim plans to leverage her new role to advance equity in education and promote interdisciplinary collaboration and research.

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In Memoriam: Mary Ellen Sullivan-Rickey (B.F.A. Studio Art '78)

Mary Ellen Sullivan-Rickey (B.F.A. Studio Art '78), a former lecturer in the Department of Design, Housing and Apparel at the College of Design, died on March 28, 2014 after a courageous but brutally short journey with Leiomyosarcoma. She had many overlapping careers as a remarkable artist and insightful teacher. She taught design, painting, drawing, color theory, and fashion illustration at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, the University of St. Catherine, and finally at the University of Minnesota in the Department of Design, Housing and Apparel. She was a consummate clothing designer and tailor who blossomed in her ultimate creative calling designing costumes for VISTA Theater Productions.Read MoreA celebration of her life will be held at the Convent…

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Charleen Klarquist Receives Outstanding Admissions Service Award

Congratulations to Charleen Klarquist (DHA) who received the 2012 Outstanding Admissions Service Award for her dedicated partnership and progressive approach to providing quality admissions service to students, staff, and faculty at the University of Minnesota. She provides graduate student support to the Design graduate program, the Product Design graduate minor and the Museum Studies graduate minor. “I was absolutely stunned and humbled to receive the award,” said Klarquist. “I am so fortunate to work with Graduate Admissions staff, and have the utmost respect for their dedication to service.”Learn more about the Department of Design, Housing, and Apparel …

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