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With eight undergraduate majors, 23 graduate degree options, and 10 research and outreach centers, the College of Design leads, innovates, and educates in the full range of design fields. We research ongoing and emerging issues, explore new knowledge, and address real-world problems. See what our students and faculty are up to below.

Recent News

Interior design students have a new way to connect with one another and the design community in the revamped Interior Design Student Association. More...

From redesigning patient hospital gowns to creating a better deep winter greenhouse, College of Design faculty and graduate students work on the forefront of design research. Find out more about our faculty's recent work. More...

The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 have announced that Hide & Seek by Jennifer Newsom (Architecture) and Tom Carruthers of Dream The Combine, in collaboration with Clayton Binkley of ARUP, has been named the winner of the 2018 Young Architects Program. More...

Millions of Americans call mobile parks home, but their architectural and historical importance is often overlooked. Eduard Krakhmalnikov (MS-HP '13, Masters of Landscape Architecture '14) is working to change that. More...

Each year, the Transportation Research Board holds an annual meeting where presenters and panelists discuss and present research on transportation topics to policymakers, administrators, practitioners, researchers, and more. This year Minnesota Design Center Director Tom Fisher took part in one of the most popular of panels at the conference "Autonomous Vehicles: Coming Sooner than you Think." More...

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