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upcomingevents For a full listing of College of Design events this fall, visit

U OF M DAY OF SERVICE Design Forward Saturday, October 14; 9:00–11:30 a.m. Urban Ventures Join Gophers from coast to coast for an alumni day of service. College of Design alumni and friends are invited to convene at the college-hosted Twin Cities project site or one of the dozens of other sites in Minnesota and across the country.

RETAIL CONNECT 2017 Entrepreneurship: Risk and Growth in a Global Economy Thursday, October 26; 5:30–8:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m. registration and reception 6:30 p.m. program McNamara Alumni Center Free to students, retail professionals, and mentors. Registration required. If you’ve ever thought of starting your own business you won’t want to miss this engaging panel discussion. Moderated by Amanda Brinkman, chief brand and communications officer at Deluxe Corporation, the panel features the inspiring founders of three Minnesota-based start-ups.

Dirty Laundry: Delivering the Dirt on Design Wednesday, November 15 6:30 p.m. doors, 7:00 p.m. program 100 Rapson Hall


Here are five (free) ways you can support the College of Design.

You’ll expand your professional networks, enhance college visibility, and improve current student experiences. • Share your career news and accomplishments. • Let us know when your contact information changes. • Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram. • Recommend us to future design students. • Post job and internship opportunities. Jarice Sherman Advancement Assistant 612-624-9751

Lori Mollberg Director of Alumni Relations 612-625-8796


Giving does many things for the College of Design. Find out how you can support

• Student achievement • Community impact • Research that makes a difference Mark Hintz Director of Development 612-624-7808

Dirty Laundry delivers the dirt on design. Listen in as design professionals share career tales with a humorous spin. Watch for speaker announcements coming fall 2017.

EXHIBITION Jack Lenor Larsen at 90 Transformations by a Textile Innovator exhibition dates September 22, 2017–January 7, 2018 Goldstein Museum of Design, Gallery 241 Celebrate Jack Larsen’s 90th birthday through the stories of fabrics he has identified as his most innovative. Organized by the Goldstein Museum of Design. Curated by Stephanie Zollinger with Goldstein associate curator Jean McElvain.


Emerging Magazine > Fall 2017  

Stories about alumni, students, and faculty at the University of Minnesota College of Design.

Emerging Magazine > Fall 2017  

Stories about alumni, students, and faculty at the University of Minnesota College of Design.