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It All Comes Back to the Outdoors: An Interview with Ben Leibham (B.S. ’18, Product Design)

Testing out a VL Mountaineering backpack in Rocky Mountain National Park

A member of the inaugural product design class, Ben Leibham (B.S. ‘18, Product Design), combined his interests in art, engineering, and business to create his own business, Summit Prototyping & Design, LLC.

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Innovation Fellows Become University Change Agents

Maia Peterson and Roohi Katarya

Stanford’s University Innovation Fellows program empowers students from around the world to become agents of change in higher education. The University of Minnesota has five fellows, including two College of Design students, Maia Peterson (Architecture) and Roohi Katarya (Product Design), who talk more about the program in this interview.

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University Alumni Association Launches New Alumni Market

Drinking glasses created by design alumnus Adam Turman

On November 14th the University of Minnesota Alumni Association launched the Minnesota Alumni Market, an online store selling products created by alumni-owned businesses. The new market includes products created by four College of Design alumni.

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