Tag Archives: Thomas Fisher

Monday Minute, September 24, 2012: Putting U on the Map

Dear Colleagues, Regular readers of the Chronicle of Higher Education might have already seen this story and accompanying interactive map from earlier this month, but I wanted to share it to show how our university is recognized by our peer institutions and by those that aspire to be more like us. I think this is a testament to the dedication and work by you and our colleagues across the University. Speaking of maps, Associate Dean Hokanson sent around this link earlier this month to show a project he has folks working on regarding the projects our College is currently engaged in around the globe. As he mentioned in his email, they recognize some of the data may be incomplete, so,…

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Dean Fisher Envisions the Future of Healthcare Design at Transform 2012

Dean Tom Fisher will discuss how research and development at the College of Design is impacting the field of healthcare during the Mayo Clinic Transform Symposium on Tuesday, September 11. The annual event brings together innovators, leaders, designers, entrepreneurs, policy makers and business thinkers to talk about how innovation and design solutions are transforming the experience and delivery of health care.At the College of Design, health – human health, environmental health, community health – are common areas of focus across most of its 8 academic units and 10 research centers. A few examples include:The Metropolitan Design Center and Center for Changing Landscapes work with urban and rural communities to create environments that improve people's health.In the Wearable Product Design…

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