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Building a Strong Foundation: Q&A with Valerie Quarles

Valerie Quarles

Since kindergarten, Valerie Quarles has been surrounded by the remodeling and redesign of her family’s 1910 historic home. Once she was old enough she went from watching the remodel to helping design it.

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Introducing the College of Design

Students in DES 1170 on a field trip

For first year College of Design students, navigating the different design fields can be an intimidating prospect. But College of Design leadership hopes to change that with the introduction of the new topics course DES 1170: Introducing the College of Design.

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Building Community with Design

Building Community with Design

As the spring semester comes to an end, we’re looking ahead to fall and getting excited to welcome the next class of undergraduate students. Every year we welcome our incoming undergrads with supplies they’ll need during their first semester: a sketchbook, pen, and class T-shirt. This year we’ve launched the Building Community with Design campaign, which aims to cover the […]

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Freshman Seminars call for proposals

The annual call for proposals (.pdf; 16KB) and submission form (.docx; 25KB)for next year’s Freshman Seminars are now available online. The deadline for proposals is Monday, November 22, 2010. Please submit your completed proposal to your respective department/school head who will indicate their support of the proposal by forwarding it to Paige Rohman (prohman@umn.edu) via email.

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