Charlotte Burgess Auburn

Charlotte Burgess Auburn

d.2.0

What an amazing d.school Opening Day we had last Friday in our beautiful new building! We’ve taken a few days to recover from the madness and excitement of scaling our first peak, but the glow has not yet worn off. From the intense energy of the re-boot camp in the morning, the emotion and beauty…
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Driptech Makes Business Week’s 25 Most Intriguing New Businesses

Peter Frykman poses with a hot-off-the-press copy of Business Week featuring Driptech, the drip irrigation company Peter formed using technology he developed with his Entrepreneurial Design for Extreme Affordability team. Business Week’s story exposes the newest and most interesting companies that are being born even in the midst of this recession. “History shows that great…
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Driptech Makes Business Week’s 25 Most Intriguing New Businesses

(Thurs. 11/5 @ 5:30pm) d.school Winter/Spring classes info session

Calling all Stanford University Graduate Students! Come to the d.school for an info session about our 2010 Winter AND Spring quarter classes on the evening of Thursday, November 5, from 5:30 – 7:00 PM. (that’s TOMORROW!!) Preview classes that might interest you for 2010. We’ll have a succession of quick overviews of all the upcoming…
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(Thurs. 11/5 @ 5:30pm) d.school Winter/Spring classes info session

Our Newest d.school Ambassador

Charlie Ellinger, our Senior Administrator, Rock of Gibraltar, and all around adult supervision is retiring today! Charlie has been with the d.school since before there even WAS a d.school (let’s hope the authorities don’t hear about that, though). We’re sad we won’t have her enthusiastic and anchoring presence around every day from now on. But…
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Our Newest d.school Ambassador

Undergrads seize design thinking!

Fortunately, there’s plenty to go around. Adam Ting, a Stanford student who attended our undergrad Arts Intensive this summer, just sent us this message… “In the spirit of design thinking, I’m revamping my dorm room to better accommodate the myriad activities that go on here.  In some way, I’m trying to make myself a mini-d.school…
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Undergrads seize design thinking!

Arts Intensive Teams Noodle on Ramen Experience

Let me give a testimony to what Stanford undergrads can do when we have their undivided attention. We are blown away. The Arts Intensive students are massively engaged. After a week of design thinking skills-building culminating in a one-minute movie festival, they’ve launched into their first major team project, redesigning the instant ramen experience. We’ve…
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Arts Intensive Teams Noodle on Ramen Experience

d.school Arts Intensive Underway

Undergrads finally have a toe in the door at the d.school! Thanks to the Stanford Arts Intensive Program, we’ve got 16 students and two assistants jamming on design thinking skills and projects for two and half weeks just before the start of Autumn quarter classes. We couldn’t be more thrilled. It’s a small start, but…
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d.school Arts Intensive Underway

NSF takes over the d.school! (for a few days…)

The d.school is thrilled to be hosting the final of four NSF funded workshops on Interdisciplinary Graduate Design Education. Highlights so far include an inspirational talk by David Kelley, introduction vehicles with Tina Seelig, and how to get into high security hospitals with just a paper name tag by Bernie Roth. See if you can…
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NSF takes over the d.school! (for a few days…)

THE d.school IS NOW RECRUITING 2007-8 FELLOWS

Are you interested in a superb fellowship opportunity at Stanford?* Are you passionate about design thinking? Do you want to collaborate with world-class faculty and designers? We are looking for people like you! This is an exceptional opportunity to develop your innovation leadership skills, contribute to the design thinking movement, and help build one of…
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THE d.school IS NOW RECRUITING 2007-8 FELLOWS

Picking up design thinking, Ambidextrous releases issue #5

Congratulations to the folks at Ambidextrous Magazine! The first issue of a new volume has hit the newsstands and internet, and a launch event is in the works for December 14. An early project of the d.school, Ambidextrous is an independent, student-run design magazine that takes a broad view of the nature of design. (To…
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Picking up design thinking, Ambidextrous releases issue #5