Ohio State design team comes up with safer spray-bottle

September 27, 2012
After conducting a multi-year study, researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital found that each year, a large number of children under the age of five were injured by pointing spray bottles directly at their own faces. Children unable to reach the trigger with one hand would simply push it by using both thumbs, resulting in serious injury.

Design students create display case to hold world’s largest buckeye necklace

September 21, 2012
Associate Professor Scott Shim collaborated with Invokause, a nonprofit organization specializing in creative programs for community causes, to support the Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC-James).

Erik Evensen, Foundations Coordinator for 2012-13

September 4, 2012
The Department of Design at The Ohio State University is happy to announce the appointment of Erik Evensen to the position of Foundations Coordinator for the 2012-13 academic year. Erik will direct the instruction of Graduate Teaching Associates and lecturers in the first-year, foundations courses, and teach at the undergraduate level.

HIghlights from end of year events

June 15, 2012
The Department of Design recently held its 2012 Exhibition at The Ohio State University's Urban Arts Space, 50 West Town Street, Suite 130, in the former Lazarus Building in Downtown Columbus, Ohio.

Allen Cochran to lead Council of Graduate Students

May 14, 2012
Design MFA candidate Allen Cocran, currently serving as Vice President of the Ohio State's Council of Graduate Students, has also been elected to serve as President of the group for the 2012-13 academic year.


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