Tag Archives: housing studies

Scott County Partners with Housing Students to Promote Voucher Initiative

A student developed informational flyer for tenants.

For individuals who receive government rental assistance, finding a landlord who accepts government vouchers makes the housing search difficult. This spring, housing students worked with Scott County to address this issue and promote the benefits of government voucher programs to landlords.

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Expanding Accessibility with Virtual Reality

Demonstration Garden: Designing Flowers

An interdisciplinary partnership between College of Design faculty, the Goldstein Museum of Design (GMD), and Episcopal Homes, Senior Housing, and Care Services is developing virtual reality (VR) technology to expand access to exhibitions and other public events for low-income elder residents through the creation of a “VR Book Club.”

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Improving Health Resources with Design

Kidneys

Navigating treatment options and outcomes is an overwhelming prospect for patients in need of a kidney transplant. An interdisciplinary collaboration between Professor Sauman Chu (Graphic Design), Professor Marilyn Bruin (Housing Studies), and Dr. Allyson Hart (University of Minnesota Medical School) helps patients better understand their options with the launch of a new informational website.

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