Urban Technology at University of Michigan

Civic design with Ariel Kennan and Sarah Brooks, March 2022

Rosenfeld Review Podcast

Meet Ariel Kennan, Civic Design Co-curator, August 2021


How ‘Service Design’ Is Changing the Way Cities Work, April 2018

Next City

Public Service Design Brings Fresh Eyes to Old Problems, February 2018

UIE Podcast with Jared Spool

Empathy as a Service: Applying Service Design to the Homelessness Issue, July 2017


Designing for policy change – Ariel Kennan on applying design to New York City’s homeless problem, June 2017

Parsons re:D Magazine


Fast.Co Design

How Ariel Kennan Solves NYC's Most Intractable Design Problems, January 2017

Service Design Network

Service Design Impact Report on the Public Sector, October 2016


How NYC is untangling the tech-hiring knot, November 2014


Civic Design Camp: Talks, Task Forces, Taboos and Tools for Large-Scale Impact, November 2014

Los Angeles Times

Civic-minded hackers code well for the future, August 2013

NPR’s Morning Edition

How Code For America’s Apps Benefit Kansas City, May 2013

Time Magazine

Peace Corps for Geeks, April 2013

Filmaker Magazine

Tribeca Goes Interactive, April 2013

Fast.Co Create

Tribeca Film Festival Storyscapes, April 2013

Columbia Journalism Review

Collecting Sandy's Stories One by One, April 2013

Silicon Prairie News

Code for America’s first month in KC all about “listening, learning”, February 2013

Parsons re:D Magazine

Alumni Profiles, Spring 2010