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  • December

  • November

    • Interdisciplinary Electives

      November 15, 2017

      Interdisciplinary learning is a key component to our curriculum at Westphal. In the winter term students will have the opportunity to learn from a product designer and visual artists duo in Making Things Move; explore the physicality of virtual reality in Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Reality; develop wearable technology in Pattern Material and Form; or get lost in the oddities of 1950s television programming in Supernatural Drama.  Click to read full descriptions about these engaging course offerings. 

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    • ArtistYear

      November 15, 2017

      The ArtistYear program provides a unique opportunity for Westphal students graduating this year and alumni up to the age of 28 to make a difference by creating unique arts programs and classes in nearby, underserved Philadelphia public schools.

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  • October

  • September

    • Intersections in Process

      September 27, 2017

      The Design Research Symposium , organized by the graduate program in Design Research , part of this year’s Intersections in Process, returns again this October with DesignPhiladelphia . The symposium features a day of free programming that explores the emerging field growing out of collaborations between artists, designers and interdisciplinary collaborators who push the boundaries of traditional disciplines unearthing solutions to practical and aesthetic problems through the mastery of new technologies and intensive research. 

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  • August

    • Office Hours with Mike Glaser

      August 10, 2017

      Mike Glaser is the Program Director of Product Design at Drexel University’s Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and brings 30 years of combined experience in product development and design education. His passion is to explore and quantify a designers way of being. We sat down with Mike to learn more about his background, work, and perspectives.

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  • May

    • Product Design Senior Show

      May 22, 2017

      The 2017 Product Design senior class, the fourth graduating class from this top-ranked program, will present their thesis work on Friday, June 2nd in the Leonard Pearlstein Gallery (3401 Filbert Street) from 4:30-7:30PM.

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  • March

  • January

    • Hasbro-Toys-Co-op

      January 13, 2017

      What will toys look like in five years? Westphal senior Gina Lerman took a glimpse at the future of play during a six-month co-op with toy designer Hasbro.

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