Oklahoma State University
College of Human Environmental Sciences

Welcome to the Department of Design, Housing and Merchandising

The Department of Design, Housing and Merchandising integrates math, science, design and technology to enable our graduates to be successful in interior design, apparel design and production, retail merchandising, facility management and related fields. In addition to innovative and creative problem solving in the classroom, our students participate in experiential learning opportunities such as internships with industry, national and international study, student expositions, and cutting-edge research. 

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Solving human problems…enhancing human lives

 

 
Design Institute

Participants:Youth 13 and above, adult volunteers, Oklahoma Extension Educators. We encourage teams of adults and youth to join the institute together.

Objectives:

  • To learn and demonstrate skills relevant to Fashion Design, Interior Design, and Fashion Merchandising
  • To learn about employment opportunities in Fashion Design, Interior Design, and Fashion Merchandising
  • To inform about careers in Fashion Design, Interior Design, and Fashion Merchandising
  • To attract potential students to OSU/DHM
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Alana Pulay research on LED lighting and children recognized

Design, housing and merchandising Assistant Professor Alana Pulay received a Best Presentation Award during the Interior Design Educators Council South Regional Conference. Awards were made based on the scores received by reviewers who attended the conference at Middle Tennessee State University in Murphreesboro.
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Kang receives Regents Distinguished Teaching Award
College of Human Sciences Professor Mihyun Kang received the Regents Distinguished Teaching Award from Oklahoma State University. Kang is the Christine Salmon Endowed Professor in design, housing and merchandising where she teaches interior design. 
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