Deep Dive: Using Design Ethnography to Define URES – 9/29, 1-3PM

Design Ethnography tools like interviews and observations are useful beyond the needs assessment phase.  Ongoing interaction and observations with stakeholders throughout the design process is critical to co-design.  Discover and practice applying tools to elicit information from users that can be used to define user requirements and specifications. This event will be a learn & apply […]

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BLUElab Info Sessions – 9/12 & 9/14

Come hang out with us and learn about BLUElab’s values and design process, and meet our project teams! Do you believe that design is about people? Are you interested in sustainability? Are you looking for a socially-engaged design team experience that enables you to gain invaluable technical, leadership, and professional skills? If you answered yes […]

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C-SED Launch Open House – 9/22, 12-3PM

Come tour the newly opened Center for Socially Engaged Design (C-SED)! Learn about C-SED’s mission and resources, meet the socially engaged design community in the College of Engineering, mingle and have a bite to eat. Friday, September 22 12-3PM 3360 GG Brown Invite your peers and colleagues.  RSVPs appreciated: https://maizepages.umich.edu/event/1488709 #breakingthegrid

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Job Opening: Global Health Design Initiative

The Global Health Design Initiative is seeking a program manager to direct existing student design programs and develop and implement new curricular and co-curricular offerings.  GHDI is a College of Engineering effort that offers several engaged-learning health technology design programs for undergraduate and graduate students that emphasize direct interactions with stakeholders and firsthand exposure to […]

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M-HEAL + Mentors Featured in BME Quarterly

M-HEAL’s student teams work with mentors from Stryker Corporation and the Center for Socially Engaged Design Consultation Service to advance their socially engaged design partnerships around the world.  The student org’s faculty advisor, Professor Aileen Huang-Saad, set up the mentorship model as more teams took shape and more students were interested in receiving credit for […]

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Job Opportunity – Design for America Program Coordinator

The Design for America National Team is excited to add a new perspective to the bustling, collaborative, post-it filled environment that is the DFA office. The DFA Program Coordinator is a key member of the team, leading core services, national programming, and training the next generation of social innovators. See here for job description and […]

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Op-Ed: Redefining “Michigan Engineer”, Laura Murphy, Michigan Daily

Check out this great read by CoE senior, Laura Murphy. https://www.michigandaily.com/section/viewpoints/op-ed-redefining-michigan-engineer Laura has engaged with socially engaged design in many ways during her undergraduate career, including most recently as an awardee of the Socially Engaged Design Award with her team at Design Expo W17.  “Eden’s Team” designed a wheelchair attachment with a middle school student […]

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Call for Papers – Undergraduate Journal for Service-Learning, Leadership, and Social Change

The International Undergraduate Journal for Service-learning, Leadership and Social Change has a call for papers.  You can view the Journal at http://opus.govst.edu/iujsl/ The Journal is dedicated to providing undergraduate students a venue to discuss their service-learning projects and experiences.  The Journal considers three types of articles: 1) Articles that discuss the development of a service-learning project and the impact […]

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C-SED Awards Reception – April 13, 3:30-5:00PM

You’re Invited to Celebrate the Socially Engaged Design Awards and Visit C-SED in our New Home! April 13 3:30-5:00pm 3360 GG Brown RSVP here by April 9 Welcoming remarks and SED awards: 4:10-4:40pm.   Center for Socially Engaged Design (C-SED) is proud to be moving into our new home on the 3rd floor of GG […]

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