Tag Archives: Research

Bringing Inclusivity to Sports Apparel: An Interview with Alumna Sarah Klecker

A side profile of a wheelchair racing athlete

Sarah Klecker (BS ’17, Apparel Design) is putting her design degree to work creating functional apparel for athletes of all kinds. In her recent profile for Runner’s World magazine, she explains that being raised by two world-class runners fueled both her athletic and academic pursuits.

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Nature-Based Play, Nature-Based Design

Through a research assistantship with the Central Regional Sustainable Development Partnership and the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs, Jordan Hedlund co-designed an outdoor programmed space with Leech Lake Early Childhood Development.

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Culturally Enriched Communities and COVID-19

An example of culturally enriched communities

Led by Professor Tasoulla Hadjiyanni (Interior Design), the Culturally Enriched Communities (CEC) Initiative champions health and connected communities in which everyone can thrive. As the world comes to terms with the many changes the COVID-19 pandemic has brought, Hadjiyanni is leveraging CEC’s work to help communities disproportionately affected by the crisis.

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