Field-based Consultations Now Available – Request Now!

Access rigorous, fieldwork-specific consultation services with C-SED Who: Co-curricular design teams When: While your design team is in the field Why: Hold your team accountable for work you plan to do, receive real-time feedback as you apply new skills, establish an effective workflow and reflection process, consult on challenges and opportunities that arise, debrief on […]

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42 Hours of Re_Creativity – Register by March 5th

ArtsEngine is back at it again with another incredible Makeathon style event promoting interdisciplinary design work! Gather your team or enter as an individual looking for a team and spend March 9-11 tackling the key sustainability issues of the world with reused materials. 42 hours of Re_Creativity this year is themed around Transportation Solutions: Getting Here, […]

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International Design Experience in China!

If you are interested in multi-disciplinary design abroad, here’s a great opportunity for an exciting global experience this summer! Work with Bosch in Shanghai to solve global engineering design challenges and gain valuable intercultural experience working with students from Shanghai Jiao Tong University! Apply by March 7th!

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Ceramic Water Filtration Lecture and Activities

Water purification and sanitation needs are common throughout the world and developing thoughtful solutions is difficult. Stamps School of Art and Design and REFRESCH are hosting a lecture and discussion with experts on sustainable water solutions. Join Witt Visiting Artist Residents Michael Stubna and Ian Nettleship for two exciting events on this topic. On Thursday, […]

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Hillel Design Contest – Submit by Feb 23rd

Want a chance to flex your design muscles on a fun project for a student group? Help Michigan Hillel design their Tzedakah (donation) box. If your submission is accepted you (or your team) will be funded up to $800 to create your design and win $500 dollars. Submissions are due Friday, February 23rd and more […]

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Sustainability without Borders Event – Feb 12, 7 PM

If you are seeking opportunities to understand the co-curricular development work happening at the University,  Sustainability Without Borders has a great event! Learn about their work in Detroit, Peru, Liberia, Mexico, China, and Brazil at “Around the World with SWB”!  This community engagement event includes fun activities from ongoing projects and information about upcoming SWB Executive Board elections.   […]

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Makeathon Feb 2-4

Makeathon is back and better than ever! The University of Michigan’s premier prototyping competition is back for its fifth year! Makeathon V: Redesign Reality, is happening next weekend Friday, February 2 – Sunday, February 4! Makeathon is a 36-hour building/prototyping competition held annually at the Duderstadt Center on North Campus. The competition will feature a case competition sponsored by Bosch […]

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Design Jam – Apply by 1/24

Inmates aren’t getting the healthcare they need. Do something about it A Design Jam with Law, Information, Social Work and Public Health Are you interested in working with students from other disciplines on creating solutions for pressing social problems? Would you like to get more experience engaging in a design process with real-world potential? If […]

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Practice Community Engagement via Case Studies W18

Community Engagement Workshops Be on the lookout for these CE Case Study Workshops happening over the next few months. First workshop happening on January 30th. Join one or all of these interactive interdisciplinary workshops facilitated by the Ginsberg Center, to learn the nuances of professionalization,communication, power differences,intercultural awareness, and developing cultural humility to enhance your skill set and help you better engage in […]

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Socially Engaged Design Showcase 1/25/18, 5-8PM

BLUElab and M-HEAL are partnering with C-SED to host our very first Socially Engaged Design Showcase on Thursday, January 25, 5-8pm in GGBrown (on north campus). This is an awesome opportunity for you to meet and collaborate with BLUElab and M-HEAL teams practicing socially engaged design and network with other technical and methodological experts in socially engaged design.  There will […]

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