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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

Students in the College of Design got a sneak peek at Disney Pixar's latest release, "Coco" more than a week before its Thanksgiving release. As part of Disney's Artist Tour, Sets Supervisor Chris Bernardi visited McNeal Hall to share clips from the movie and describe the process behind the design and development of the film. More...

Founded in 1971, the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA) was created to empower, mentor, and support minority architects. Starting this semester, students in the School of Architecture can get more involved in NOMA’s work thanks to the creation of a new student chapter, NOMAS. More...

On November 14th the University of Minnesota Alumni Association launched the Minnesota Alumni Market, an online store selling products created by alumni-owned businesses. The new market includes products created by four College of Design alumni. More...

A new collaborative project between the College of Design (CDes) and the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resources (CFANS) and funded through the International Student Academic Services Fee shines a spotlight on supporting international students. Starting this semester, Veronica Quillien will act as the new graduate assistant for international student initiatives across both colleges. More...

Today marks the inaugural First-Generation College Celebration day. To celebrate, the University of Minnesota and colleges around the nation are sharing the experiences of first-generation college students, staff, and faculty. In recognition of this day, Aalayha Robb (Architecture) shares her own journey to becoming a first-generation college student here at the University of Minnesota’s College of Design. More...

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