Post-it Notes During brainstorming, participants organize their thoughts into patterns leading to bigger ideas.

MDC Faculty

Michael Bailey Van Kuren, MDC Director
Associate Professor, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
AIMS Professor of Engineering

Caylan Evans
Graduate Student, Architecture+Interior Design

Susan Ewing
Associate Dean, College of Creative Arts
Distinguished Professor, Art

Peg Faimon
Chair, Department of Art
Professor, Graphic Design
Affiliate Faculty, Interactive Media Studies

Scott Johnston
Associate Professor, Architecture+Interior Design

Christie Lear
Adjunct Faculty, Architecture+Interior Design

Elizabeth Mullenix
Dean, College of Creative Arts

Louise Morman
Director, Lockhead Leadership Institute

Glenn Platt
Director, Interactive Media Studies
Professor, Marketing

Tammy Schwartz
Director, Urban Teaching Cohort
College of Education, Health and Society

Bob Setlock
Clinical Faculty, Engineering

L. James Smart
Associate Professor, Psychology

Brett Smith
Director and Associate Professor, Center for Entrepreneurship

John Weigand
Chair and Professor, Architecture+Interior Design

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A network of people and experiences emphasizing multi-disciplinary collaboration, design thinking, and experiential learning.

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    Miami Design Collaborative

    We are a multi-disciplinary design initiative at Miami University that brings together students and faculty from throughout campus to develop expertise in design thinking and to implement that knowledge through complex, team-based, problem-solving experiences.

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