Design for America hosted hundreds of students, alumni, and thought leaders in early August to learn and do human centered design in their local communities. Check out the video of the students’ design sprint.
Design for America received Smithsonian’s Cooper Hewitt’s 2018 Corporate and Institutional Achievement Award for lasting achievement in American Design.
Look out for Hui et al’s new theory of Distributed Apprenticeship in “Distributed Apprenticeship in Online Communities” Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, 2018
Delta Lab is growing and we are looking for creative, smart, & hard working students interested in social computing, crowdsourcing, HCI, design, AI, & learning sciences to join our lab! Check out http://delta.northwestern.edu & apply by Dec 15th!
Design for America Northwestern alum, Luna Lights, are launching a new venture to prevent elderly falls. A brilliant combination of hardware and software. Read more about their latest accomplishments – Chicago Tonight.
Invited to the 3rd Annual Maker Ed Convening. Excited to share the Mockupsgame which is finally available to the masses on Amazon!
We are heading up a new immersion program in the Bay Area thanks to wonderful students, alumni, colleagues, and administrators. Read more here
We are pleased to celebrate grad students Julie Hui and Emily Harburg who were selected for Facebook internships and will conduct research at the Mountain View campus this fall.
Thanks to colleague, Karim Lakhani, who invited me to deliver a keynote at the Open and User Innovation Conference this summer at Harvard Business School.