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Trust What You Know: An Interview with Genell Ebbini

An aerial view of Nizwa Oman.

Now in its sixth year, gb&d magazine’s Women in Sustainability Leadership Awards recognizes women who make a difference in the world through sustainability. This year, the College of Design’s Assistant Professor Genell Ebbini received the honor due in part to her work on sustainability issues in Jordan.

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Researchers Invent Shape-Changing Textiles Powered Only by Body Heat

Invention of shape-changing textiles powered only by body heat

A new study led by researchers at the University of Minnesota’s Design of Active Materials and Structures Lab (DAMSL) and Wearable Technology Lab (WTL) details the development of a temperature-responsive textile that can be used to create self-fitting garments powered only by body heat.

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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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