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New Center for Retail Design and Innovation Opens

Sign for Center for Retail Design and Innovation

Designed to connect retail industry professionals with faculty and students, the new Center for Retail Design and Innovation (CRDI) brings a unique design thinking approach to retail industry problems.

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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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Architecture Students Collaborate with One House, Many Nations

The prototype for the One House, Many Nations Muskrat Hut.

The One House, Many Nations campaign, founded by indigenous activist group Idle No More, works to address the lack of quality housing found in First Nations and other indigenous communities. This March, Assistant Professor Jacob Mans (Architecture), brought its work to the School of Architecture’s annual Catalyst week.

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