Karmanos Semester in Athens Scholarship

Interested in studying abroad in Greece in the Fall of 2018?  The Karmanos Semester in Athens Scholarship covers tuition for a full semester at DEREE- the American College of Greece for the fall semester of 2018 (up to 15 credits). The scholarship is open to any student pursuing a bachelor’s degree full-time at one of the […]

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International Scholarship Info Session

International Scholarship Info Session Tuesday, May 1, 5:00 – 6:30 PM G437 Mason Hall Join Henry Dyson, Director of the Office of National Scholarships and Fellowships, to talk about applying for major international scholarships including the Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell, and Gates Cambridge Scholarships to the UK; Schwarzman Scholars in Beijing; Michel David-Weill Scholarship to Sciences Po in Paris; and more.These sessions will feature information about […]

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Mark and Myra Sorensen International Travel Scholarship

The Mark and Myra Sorensen International Travel Scholarship is designed to support students who will participate in study, internship, volunteer, or research programs abroad. The scholarship’s goal is to fund a diverse array of students, regardless of field of study. Awards will be made in the amount of at least $750 to cover expenses such […]

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Managing Money while Abroad – Thursday April 12 3-4PM

Are you heading abroad this summer for a design experience or internship? Do you want to thoughtfully approach handling your funds (especially for a long trip)? Do you have questions about how much money to carry or how to obtain more funds? Join PNC Bank at the International Center Conference Room from 3-4 PM to […]

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Navigating Roadblocks: BLUElab NicarAGUA

BLUElab NicarAGUA team reflects on growth and challenges of practicing socially engaged design in the field For the past two years, the BLUElab NicarAGUA team has been working with a small community called Las Banderitas, in the El Jicaral region of Nicaragua. After identifying the major need of the community as reliable access to water […]

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Library Student Advisory Group – Application Open!

The University of Michigan Libraries are seeking student representatives to serve on a library advisory board. As a representative on the board, you will have the opportunity to provide feedback on current services, give the student perspective on library needs, and prototype new library services. Apply by March 27th. Direct any questions to libservicedesign@umich.edu

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A Conversation with David Kelly – Wed, March 28

The Design Science Program and Integrative Systems and Design are hosting a Q&A with David Kelly, founder of IDEO, and he also founded Stanford University’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design.  Register by March 19th for this exciting event! The event is moderated by Professor Panos Y Papalambros. Date: Wednesday, March 28th Time: 5:30 PM Location: Cheseborough Auditorium, Chrysler Center, […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Jesse Austin-Breneman

Engineers as People: Understanding the human elements of decision making on a design team. C-SED consultant and Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor, Jesse Austin-Breneman, conducts research focused on the decision making process of complex system design. He hopes to use his findings to help project teams improve their technical outcome. The time Jesse Austin-Breneman spent in […]

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Student Spotlight: Erik Thomas

One of the nurses at a Nicaraguan health center “picked up our table, hoisted it on his back, and pretended to ride a broom as he demonstrated how they had to travel by horseback up to five hours to reach their furthest communities… we realized just how portable our table needed to be.” Rackham graduate student, […]

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Student Spotlight: Rachel Ross

“I’m really glad I got to start a project from its infancy and use good, ethically sound methodology from the beginning.” Completing her final year in the College of Engineering, Rachel Ross has been involved with BLUElab’s India Project and Global Health Design Initiative during her time on campus. Rachel remembers learning about BLUElab on one […]

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