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CFMA continues history of Dunwoody-giving, awards Construction Management student with scholarship

The Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA)—a nonprofit organization devoted to enhancing the education of today’s construction financial professionals—has awarded its fourth Dunwoody scholarship to Construction Management student Justin Brastad. The CFMA has a long history of giving to the College, awarding Dunwoody with multiple student scholarships and a generous endowed scholarship over the last several […]

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Construction Management adds faculty as demand for program grads continues

A rise in the number of students enrolled in Construction Management has led to the addition of two new faculty members. The increase in enrollment is both mirrored and fueled by the growth of the Minnesota construction industry. “We went from graduating 12 students last spring to anticipating graduating 45 this spring,” said Construction Management […]

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Dunwoody & Mortenson Construction Win “Best Meal Award” at 2015 CANstruction

Team Donates 6,000 + Canned Goods to Second Harvest Heartland Dunwoody’s Construction Sciences & Building Technology Department teamed up with Mortenson Construction for the 2015 Minneapolis CANstruction fundraiser—an annual event where participating teams build colossal structres made entirely out of cans of food. The CANstruction team earned the “Best Meal” Award at the event, which […]

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Dunwoody-Built Fish House To Be Raffled at Rebuilding Together Twin Cities Fundraiser

Over the last seven months, Dunwoody students and faculty have been building a one-of-a-kind, luxury fish house. The house is part of a fundraising project for Rebuilding Together Twin Cities, which makes critical home repairs for Twin Cities’ homeowners in need. The 128 square-foot house was designed and built by Dunwoody students and faculty from […]


Multiple programs benefit from new fabrication lab

Students in Architecture, Interior Design, Construction Management and Graphic Design now have access to a new, state-of-the-art fabrication lab located in Red 67. The “fab lab”—also referred to as “digital fabrication lab” (dLab)—is a hands-on laboratory that provides students with the necessary resources for material testing, prototyping, product design and development, visualization, and digital fabrication […]

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Construction Management students create fabric tension structure models

Construction Management students in the Construction Materials & Methods 2 course recently created fabric tension structure models, some of which will be constructed on a larger scale later in the semester. Senior Instructor Jim Strapko says the project mimics what students will experience in industry. “With each new project, construction professionals are presented with opportunities […]

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Student Mindy Heinkel attends Kiewit Women’s Construction Leadership Seminar

Construction Management student Mindy Heinkel was one of 50 female students nationwide selected to attend the Kiewit Women’s Construction Leadership Seminar in Omaha, Neb. The two-day event challenges female students and develops their leadership skills while they gain valuable experience and industry knowledge. Heinkel applied for the seminar because she wanted to gain greater knowledge […]