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Donate to the Supply Studio!

Posted on Mar 30th, 2015 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

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Give. Take. Create! Donate any unwanted art materials in the designated boxes located in Neuberger Hall, the Art Building and the Art Annex.

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Funded Internships Through Trash Talk and the Living Lab!

Posted on Apr 28th, 2014 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

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Guest Post by Chris North
Hey incredible thinkers and makers:
I am contacting you all because I need your input and/or your involvement. ++ there is an opportunity for

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NEW COURSE! THE STUDIO COLLECTIVE! SIGN UP!

Posted on Sep 23rd, 2013 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

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If you are on the print track you need 471 to graduate. This class will count for your 471 requirement. If you are planning on graduating in the winter and are print track you MUST take 471 before taking 472. This class also counts towards your upper division requirements as well. WIN/WIN!

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Solutions Generator: Use your design thinking to improve PSU

Posted on May 30th, 2013 by briar

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You are invited to a Student Info Session for the Solutions Generator program!
Solutions Generator is a leadership-service program that provides funding to teams of students to design, implement, and assess sustainability projects on campus and in the community.

Come learn how

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New Summer Class!

Posted on May 7th, 2013 by briar

STUDIO COLLECTIVE
An interdisciplinary approach to designing for sustainable communities

Summer 2013 (4 credits)
CRN: 82304
8 weeks
T/TH 9:00 am -12:50 pm
Instructors: Chris North and Callie Jones

41__JakeTrudellMaking the invisible visible with impact. By student Jake Trudell Fall 2012

Positively impact people and communities within the Portland Metro area. Students will participate in an interdisciplinary approach to develop proposals for solutions that consider environment, place and engagement through systems based thinking, solution based processes and design focused outcomes. Coursework will include fieldwork, investigation, readings, design colloquium and systems thinking practices and application. This course is open to students of all disciplines. An interest or background in sustainability and communication is beneficial.

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Helping kids safely walk to school; the kit (left) and the workshop (right). By student Joe Trussell Fall 2012

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About the instructors:

Chris North, Adjunct Faculty in the School of Art and Design and Sustainability Scholar. North believes a true entrepreneurial education experience is to turn the tide of how we design, resource and collaborate on current issues. North has presented academic sessions at the Annual International Conference on Business and Sustainability and her students have presented projects at the AIGA Portland SHIFT series on contemporary sustainability. Website: wastenotpdx.com

Callie Jones is Adjunct Faculty in the School of Art and Design. Callie

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