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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2018 Natian International Design Competition

Applications are now open for the 2018 Nation International Design Competition! The competition is open to all design companies, individual designers, and students in architecture, landscape, urban planning, design, and art. Public spaces, facilities and citizens’ daily life will be the main focus of this competition. More information about the competition can be found here. The deadline for applications is June […]

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Dow Seed Grant Funding – Applications due May 24

If you are seeking funding for your interdisciplinary team, the Dow Distinguished Award for Interdisciplinary Sustainability supplies $5,000 in seed funding for projects with a significant impact beyond the U-M Campus. Furthermore, this award could result in a $50,000 award to move toward full implementation. More information below: Submit Your Dow Distinguished Award Application for […]

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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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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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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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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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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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