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Tiny homes could solve a big problem

Tiny home artist rendering

A U of M student’s housing plan meets a community need in Duluth.

UMN Expert: Building resiliency key in adapting to extreme weather events

Richard Graves

Richard Graves, director of the U's Center for Sustainable Building Research, explains the needed shift in architecture.

Art on ice

College of Design student-created Welcome Shanty on Lake Harriet

Winter can’t chill the creativity of these U of M students.

An uncommon collaboration

Amanda Phillips

A unique partnership is forging new connections between retail merchandising students and retailers in rural Minnesota.

Creating a country’s identity

Collage of stamps from Somalia designed by a U of M student.

Kaamil Haider believes art and design can help rebuild a country and its people.

Defining place in Dinkytown

Sample of seven posters design by students depicting Dinky Town.

U students create handmade prints to explore the vibrant urban neighborhood.

Carol Strohecker named new dean of U of M’s College of Design

A large M flag waving

Strohecker's appointment will be effective August 31, 2017, pending approval by the Board of Regents in May.

Public invited to open house at first U-developed deep winter greenhouse

Deep Winter Greenhouse

Free event will be held on Feb. 18 at the Organic Consumers Association in Finland, Minn.

The Future of Clothing

Illustration of futuristic superheros by graduate student Mary Ellen Berglund

The University of Minnesota is leading the revolution in wearable technology.

U of M Accessibility Observatory announces partnership with TomTom to create national dataset of access to jobs

Clothing for a Cause

Four College of Design students. Photo by David Bowers

U of M students learn how to mass-produce garments—and in the process, help clothe girls in five countries.