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The Impact of Mentoring: Q&A With Jenny Anderson

Jenny Anderson (Retail Merchandising ‘95), has been volunteering at the University of Minnesota for nearly two decades. She served as member and president of the College of Human Ecology Alumni Society Board, and was a founding member of the Design Student and Alumni Board. Anderson has been supporting students’ transitions from the classroom to the workplace since her own graduation […]

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DSAB Welcomes New Members

The College of Design Design Student and Alumni Board (DSAB) brings together designers at all stages of their education and careers to plan events, develop programs, and build relationships. This fall, DSAB welcomed a number of new members, including the alumni below.   Cassandra Willms (BS Clothing Design ’04) Senior Designer, Target “After moving back from NYC 2 years ago, […]

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DSAB Welcomes New Student Members

Guest post by Sassa Kangas. Welcome new student additions to the Design Student and Alumni Board! DSAB is a board of students and alumni who create programs and opportunities that support the transition from college to career, and connect alumni, students and other professionals in the process. Emily Walen BS Apparel design, Class of 2018 Hometown: Mora, Minnesota I joined the […]

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Stephanie Reem (B.S. Interior '97) Named Board President of AAHID

Stephanie Reem (B.S. Interior Design ’97), a 14-year veteran in the design industry, has been named the president of the board of regents for the American Academy of Healthcare Interior Designers (AAHID). The diverse organization works to raise awareness of healthcare interior design and advocates for creating environments that promote healing and deliver the best health care. AAHID is recognized by the health care industry as the leading certification board in assessing and qualifying health care interior designers. Reem specializes in both interiors and healthcare interiors, working with the design solutions firm BWBR as a senior interior designer. She has worked on high profile projects including many hospitals and clinics in Minnesota. Reem explained, “As health care design professionals, our responsibility…

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