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New design journal launched

Prototyping Across Disciplines is a peer-reviewed, trans-disciplinary design journal. Our mission is to champion and expand design’s contribution in research, industry, business, education, and not-for-profit sectors

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Kindness Through Design

Last year, what started as a quick post on FaceBook, grew into groceries and gift cards for five Calgary families plus a $2,000 donation through

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Available now: Networked Feminisms

​edited by Shana MacDonald, Brianna I. Wiens, Michelle MacArthur, and Milena Radzikowska​ Published through Rowman & Littlefield, 2021 Networked Feminisms: Activist Assemblies and Digital Practices

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Research-Creation in Urgent Times

Design Collaboration Across Disciplines Design researchers and practitioners collaborate across a wide range of communities, disciplines, and subject matters. When people from different fields choose

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Statement on Racism, Oppression, and Racialized Violence

I stand with my students and colleagues in support of the Black Lives Matter movement—at MRU and in communities across Canada and the US—knowing that the fight for BIMPOC rights and lives has been ongoing for centuries, with far yet to go in making meaningful change and visible progress. I also recognize that Canada has its own racist history, and that it continues to benefit from oppressing and subjugating Indigenous communities—from RCMP’s military occupation of unceded land, to the abduction of Indigenous children, government refusal to ensure access to essential services and resources (such as water) within Indigenous communities, to the continued exploitation of Indigenous lands by resource development companies, and the staggering rates of violence against Indigenous women and girls.

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