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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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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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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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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Humanity in Action Detroit Fellowship Summer 2018 – Deadline 1/8

Humanity in Action Fellowship in Detroit When: July 10 – August 5, 2018 Where: Detroit, Michigan, USA What: A fully-funded four-week Humanity in Action Fellowship about Detroit and economic, urban and cultural change in the United States. Who: Young professionals and college students from the United States and Europe. Applicants from Detroit and elsewhere in Michigan are strongly encouraged to apply. Click […]

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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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