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2014 Faculty Exhibition

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Lunch On Fridays: Haishan Deng

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CIA Portfolio Day

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Events: Oct 18, 2014 @ William Busta Gallery in Cleveland, OH

A Creative Life featuring Paul Yanko

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Events: Nov 06, 2014 @ Cleveland Institute of Art in Cleveland, OH

Unruly Engagements Conference

Why Design: A New Way of Thinking to Solve Any Problem

October 30

When 6:00PM - 8:00PM

Why Design: A New Way of Thinking to Solve Any Problem

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Why Design: A New Way of Thinking to Solve Any Problem brings four design professionals to Degrace Hall (on the CWRU campus) on October 30 to discuss how students, faculty and professionals across multiple design fields can utilize design principles to improve their work. The speaker series is an opportunity not only to learn from acknowledged leaders in the design field, but also to network and identify new opportunities for collaboration. Featured speakers are: René Polin, CIA grad and president/founder of Balance Inc.; Ben Gaydos, of goodgood design; Kip Lee, interaction and service designer; and Mark Moskovitz, of fiftytwothousand.

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