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Pursuit Recruiting Event 2017
Design firms from across the country come to recruit DEA students

On March 17th over 10 design firms came from across the country to recruit students from DEA. Employers were looking for both full-time and intern positions. After firms introduced themselves through a meet and greet Thursday evening, students received personal interviews all day Friday to show off their design work. Firms in attendance included Ashley McGraw Architects, Brightspot Strategy, Chase Design, Design Republic, Gensler, HDR, HLW International, Humanscale, Perkings + Will and TPG Architecture.

Beyer Lecture and Student Awards
Guest Lecture: Jessica Cooper

The 2016 Beyer Lecture and Student Awards will be held on Wednesday, April 27th in the Physical Science Building 120. The reception will begin at 4:30pm, followed by the lecture at 5:00pm. This year features guest lecturer Jessica Cooper, Executive Vice President of Delos Solutions. “A Path Towards Holistic Sustainability, From Environmental to Human Health."

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.  

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