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Steelcase student competition, NEXT
Lily Shi, Finalist

This was the third year of the Steelcase student competition, NEXT and there were more than 700 students and 60 programs participating in the competition. Each professor submitted two submissions from their independently taught studio class. From the completely anonymous judging process, the top five semifinalists were invited for presentations in front of judges at the Steelcase headquarters, Grand Rapids, Michigan.  Lily Shi, DEA'17 was selected as a finalist for her co-working space design project entitled, Spark. Learn more about the news. 

Bamboo-based build brings safe classroom to Dominican Republic

A versatile architectural technology has been adopted by sustainability-minded students to build bamboo-based hurricane- and earthquake-resistant structures where they’re needed most. Jack Elliot and students completed a test build in Cornell’s High Voltage Laboratory before erecting the structure in the Dominican Republic. Learn more about the news.

Healthy Future

Cornell Institute for Healthy Futures (CIHF) officially launched to provide a multi-disciplinary platform for integrating as hospitality, policy, and design thinking. Because the healthcare industry is facing unprecedented challenges related to cost and quality of care, exciting new opportunities exist for innovation in designing human-centered healthcare and wellness products, services, and solutions. The Cornell Institute for Healthy Futures, established by the School of Hotel Administration and the College of Human Ecology, will embrace these opportunities. Billed as the first such academic center in the country, the mission of the Cornell Institute for Healthy Futures is to provide a multi-disciplinary platform for integrating hospitality, policy, and design thinking to enhance service excellence in healthcare, wellness, senior living, and related industries.  

Celebration of the life of Michael Boyd
DEA Gallery

Celebration of the life of Michael Boyd, DEA Professor Emeritus and artist (1936 - 2015). MVR 1250 Gallery Feb. 6, 2016.

JUUL: A Celebration of Light
DEA 2750 Lighting Design Studio Gallery

JUUL: A Celebration of Light, is a exhibition in the DEA light lab presented by DEA 2750- Lighting Design : Light InForming Space. This exhibition celebrates the opening of the DEA Light Lab and innovative lighting design solutions by students.

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