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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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The Right to Home: An Interview with Tasoulla Hadjiyanni

Professor Tasoulla Hadjiyanni

Professor Tasoulla Hadjiyanni’s (Interior Design) latest book studies interior design’s role in addressing health, income, and educational inequities. Hadjiyanni’s work demonstrates the importance of critically examining home environments and reinforces the idea that social inequalities are, in part, spatially constructed.

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