C-SED Course + Field Immersion Experience 2019

Practice design. Immerse with real community stakeholders. Electronic waste recycling in Michigan. Resilience hubs in Ann Arbor. Community livelihoods in India. Nuclear power in Idaho. Transportation in Detroit. Water in rural Ecuador. Earn up to 6 credits this winter term as you prepare for a 6-8 week field experience in the spring/summer. In this experiential […]

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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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Student Spotlight: Abril Vela

“I was missing this sense of working with and for people, and not for myself,” Abril Vela, a senior in the School of Information, says on founding University of Michigan’s first Design for America design studio.    Vela came to UM with an interest in tech and social entrepreneurship, finding a natural home in the […]

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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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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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Enroll by January 15 to Get Credit for SED Fieldwork and Prep

Enrollment is open until January 15 at 8 a.m. for C-SED’s new course, ENGR X55: Finding Genuine Fieldwork Opportunities. This Winter 18 course will prepare you for one of four possible fieldwork projects in Summer 18.  About the Class: ENGR X55: Finding Genuine Fieldwork Opportunities (5 credits, Meeting Dates & Times TBA, 3360 GG Brown) Students […]

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Design for Global Health Academic Program Info Sessions and Deadlines

The UM Global Health Design Initiative (GHDI) application for the Design for Global Health Academic Program is open! This program consists of a summer fieldwork experience in Michigan, Ethiopia, Ghana, or Kenya to inform a novel design project to be completed during Fall 2018. Participants will gain extensive design experience and exposure to health care practices in low-resource settings. […]

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Deep Dive: SED on your Resume – 12/13, 1-3PM

Socially engaged design requires students to build and apply skills not traditionally taught in engineering design courses.  Make your socially engaged design experiences shine on your resume.  Bring your draft bullet points and get feedback and tips with experts from the Engineering Career Resource Center and the C-SED team. This event is a learn & […]

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